Medicare Program; Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act: Applicability to Hospital and Critical Access Hospital Inpatients and Hospitals With Specialized Capabilities

Docket ID: CMS-2011-0001
Agency: Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services (CMS)
Parent Agency: Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
This notice addresses the applicability of Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) to hospital inpatients and the responsibilities of hospitals with specialized capabilities.
RIN: 0938-AQ51
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 42 CFR 489
Priority: Other Significant
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Publication Period: Fall 2012
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 42 USC 1395cc, 42 USC 1395dd
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
ANPRM12/23/201075 FR 80762
ANPRM Comment Period End02/22/2011
Notice02/02/201277 FR 5213
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Apr 02, 2012 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 02/02/2012
ID: CMS-2011-0001-0074
Comment Period Closed
Feb 22, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Posted: 12/23/2010
ID: CMS-2011-0001-0001

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Agency Contact
Tzvi Hefter
Division Director
Centers for Medicare Management, Mail Stop, C4-07-07, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21244
Baltimore, MD 21244
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