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April 10, 2018 - EMTALA: A Shifting Landscape
This program highlighted opinions that consider whether state caps on medical malpractice damages apply in EMTALA cases and whether there is a federal peer review privilege applicable to EMTALA claims. Sovereign immunity, EMTALA violations as Unfair Competition, and the potential emergency of a federal standard of care were also addressed.