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Introduction

Foreword

Chapter 1 - Insurance Basics

Chapter 2 - Insurance Challenges

Chapter 3 - Utilization of Emergency Services

Chapter 4 - The Impact of EMTALA

Chapter 5 - Crowding and Boarding

Chapter 6 - Non-Emergent Visits and Challenges to the Prudent Layperson Standard

Chapter 7 - Frequent Fliers: High Cost, High Need

Chapter 8 - Freestanding EDs, Satellite EDs, and Urgent Care Centers

Chapter 9 - Introduction to Payment

Chapter 10 - Reforming Fee-for-Service — Paying for Performance

Chapter 11 - Delivery System Reform

Chapter 12 - Reforming Fee-for-Service — Paying for Performance

Chapter 13 - Balance Billing and Fair Coverage

Chapter 14 - Regulatory Environment Evolution and Dangers

Chapter 15 - Graduate Medical Education Funding

Chapter 16 - Physician Shortage and Physician Workforce Challenge

Chapter 17 - Advanced Practice Providers in the ED

Chapter 18 - Controversies in Board Certification

Chapter 19 - Medical Liability Reform

Chapter 20 - Corporate Practice of [Emergency] Medicine

Chapter 21 - EHRs and HIEs: Technology In Patient Care

Chapter 22 - Telehealth

Chapter 23 - Palliative and End-of-Life Care in the ED

Chapter 24 - Mental Health in the ED

Chapter 25 - Community Paramedicine and EMS Policy Issues

Chapter 26 - Opioids

Chapter 27 - Drug Shortages and Prescription Drug Costs

Chapter 28 - Social Determinants of Health

Chapter 29 - Women's Health

Chapter 30 - How A Bill Becomes A Law

Chapter 31 - Legislative Advocacy

Chapter 32 - Getting Involved In The House of Medicine

Chapter 33 - Health Services Research