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Question: Where can I find more information on the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act? Is there anything that can be done if a hospital violates this Act? Who needs to be contacted?

Answer:

The Federal Regulations surrounding the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act can be found in the US Code Title 42, Chapter 7, Subchapter XVIII, Part E, section 1395dd. A link to this law can be found here

If you feel that you may have been deprived of the rights noted in this section as described by the EMTLA, you can contact the Social Security Administration for clarifications about the law at 1-800-772-1213. 

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