BONIS, DR. STANLEY wrote:
> Is COBRA violated, if a parent shows up with her sick child, at a hospital
> that has no real ER but does have an outpatient facility for adults? The
> child is in extremis. The outpatient clinic"triage" nurse tells the family
> to go to the private pediatician's office without ever looking at the baby
> despite the family providing an accurate history of a child in shock. I
> should add that there is an high risk NICU in the hypothetical hospital.
What's a "hospital that has no real ER" mean? COBRA applies to "a
hospital that has a hospital emergency department."
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