FED shall meet the emergency needs of its patients in accordance with
acceptable standards of practice and shall be governed by the Board's Rules for
Hospitals, Chapter 420-5-7, Ala. Admin.
shall meet the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) statute
codified at § 1867 of the Social Security Act ( 42 USC § 1395dd
the accompanying regulations in 42 CFR § 489.24
and the related
requirements at 42 CFR §489.20(l),(m),(q), and (r), as a required
condition of participation for CMS certification.
(3) Each FED shall maintain a communication
system that is fully integrated with the parent hospital emergency department
and the designated EMS System.
Ala. Admin. Code r.
New Rule: Filled July 22,
2013; effective August 26, 2013.
Authors: W. T. Geary, Jr., M.D., Carter
Code of Ala.