Medical staff topics
Organized medical staffs must have heightened sensitivity to unique issues in medicine such as self-governance, staffing arrangements and the need for unity and activism. The AMA's Office of the General Counsel has become increasingly involved with the legal issues surrounding organized medical staffs, as demonstrated by the resources below.
A description of issues and answers relating to exclusive or economic credentialing.
Detailed information on the changes to the EMTALA regulations.
Fighting back! Combating economic credentialing
Description of recent change to Carroll County General Hospital citizenship policy.
Funding for undocumented aliens
Details regarding funding for EMTALA Care of undocumented aliens.