Emergency Medical Treatment And Labor Act! Trivia Quiz

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Emergency Medical Treatment And Labor Act! Trivia Quiz - Quiz

An emergency medical technician is the first responder for most emergency patients and is given the job of nursing people back to health before they get to see the doctor. Some labor laws are designed to ease and direct how emergency medical treatment is given out. Take up this quiz and get to review your understanding of the EMTALA as per your classes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) was enacted in 1986 as part of what law?
    • A. 

      False Claims Act

    • B. 

      Physician Self-Referral Law

    • C. 

      Consolidated Omnibus Reconciliation Act

    • D. 

      Physicians at Teaching Hospitals Initiative

  • 2. 
    What penalties might a clinician face for an EMTALA violation?
    • A. 

      Fines of $50,000 per violation

    • B. 

      Exclusion from Medicare

    • C. 

      A personal injury civil lawsuit

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Which of the following groups are protected under EMTALA?
    • A. 

      Patients who come to the ED seeking screening and treatment for a medical condition

    • B. 

      Outpatients who are already receiving outpatient services as part of an encounter

    • C. 

      Inpatients

    • D. 

      Patients who present to a physician’s office with an emergency condition

  • 4. 
    Which of the following non-hospital facilities are considered dedicated Emergency Departments?
    • A. 

      Facilities licensed by the state as an ED

    • B. 

      Facilities that present themselves to the public as presenting emergency medical care on an urgent basis, without a previously scheduled appointment

    • C. 

      Facilities that provide treatment for emergency conditions without an appointment for at least one-third of all outpatient visits during the previous year

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Hospitals that are found in violation of EMTALA:
    • A. 

      May be put on the 23-day track to termination from the Medicare program.

    • B. 

      Are immediately removed from state Medicaid programs.

    • C. 

      Are automatically sued in federal court.

    • D. 

      Are rarely concerned because the fines are small.

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