South Dakota hospital set to lose Medicare funding over EMTALA violations

From Becker’s:

During a survey of Sioux San Hospital May 9-12, CMS discovered the hospital was not in compliance with the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act. Based on medical record review and interviews with patients, patient representatives and hospital staff, CMS determined the hospital failed to provide timely medical screening examinations that were sufficient to determine whether emergency medical conditions existed for nine of 32 patients who came to the ED for care.

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