Journal of Health Law
Volume 37, Issue 1
Emergent Care; EMTALA; Hospitals; Underserved Populations
This article offers a brief history of healthcare civil rights, describes a range of healthcare issues that have a civil rights component, and discusses the need for an expanded civil rights framework to guide the provision of health care. Unequal health care based on race and ethnicity has received renewed attention over the past several years, but healthcare discrimination based on socioeconomic status, disability, age, and gender also deserve careful attention.
Kamoie, B. (2004). EMTALA: Dedicating an emergency department near you. Journal of Health Law, 37(1), 41-60.