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Healthcare Horizons Webinar: EMTALA on a Budget: Cost-Effective Compliance Strategies

February 11, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Hospitals, especially those in rural settings, are being surveyed for possible violations of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) at an ever-increasing rate. After nearly 30 years of living with the anti-patient dumping requirements of EMTALA, why now? EMTALA compliance may not be the priority it once was as a result of economic challenges and a rapidly changing healthcare regulatory environment. Still, if EMTALA is not handled correctly, corrective actions, fines and the loss of Medicare numbers can be a near-death knell to a provider. 

Join Crowley Fleck and Husch Blackwell healthcare attorneys as they unpack EMTALA and offer suggestions on how to best allocate limited resources to achieve cost-effective EMTALA compliance. 


  • EMTALA enforcement update
  • Evaluating your EMTALA risk exposure
  • Revisiting and refreshing your EMTALA compliance program
  • Responding to an EMTALA survey
  • Preparing for an EMTALA QIO hearing
Date and Time
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Noon - 1 p.m. (CST)
Peter Enko, Parter, Husch Blackwell
Stewart Kirkpatrick, Partner, Crowley Fleck
Megan McCrae, Attorney, Crowley Fleck

Who Should Attend
Administrators, compliance officers, counsel and others responsible for EMTALA compliance at hospitals, including members of rural health associations and related organizations.

Continuing Education Credit
This webinar is pending approval for Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Tennessee and Texas continuing legal education credit. 

The webinar is complimentary; however, registration is required.

Contact Shana Hoy at 816.983.8809.


Peter J. Enko