In some ways, the AnMed EMTALA case seems to warrant the punishment by CMS. In some ways, the dilemma is understandable after learning about the issues with accessing behavioral health. Discuss one or more of the following:
An issue presented and what AnMed could have done better.Whether, under these circumstances, a violation of EMTALA should result in the penalties assessed.The systemic problem leading to this situation.Whether you agree with CMS. Why or why not?As a patient or family member, what would have been desirable? Does your professional opinion differ?