Eric Maughan, MD

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Co-author, Ch. 2: Insurance Basics
Emergency Medicine Advocacy Handbook, 5th ed.

Residency: Maine Medical Center 
Medical school: Tufts University School of Medicine

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The Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act was meant to ensure emergency care for all. While it has provided that type of safety net, some unintended consequences have not been as positive.
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