“Patients should never be in the position of having to self-diagnose their own medical conditions out of fear their health plans won’t pay... even a skilled physician does not know your diagnosis when you first walk in the door."
David Seaberg, MD, FACEP
Past President, American College of Emergency Physicians
Audio News Release: Harris Interactive Poll/CDC Release
Radio Advertisement: CDC Release/Mike Gallagher Show
Press Release: Seven in 10 Americans Oppose Health Plan Efforts to Deny Payments for ER Visits, New ACEP Poll Finds
Press Release: Washington State Changes Course - Upholds Prudent Layperson Standard for Medicaid Emergency Patients
ACEP/Harris Interactive Poll: Emergency Room Use Among Adults/Understanding the Prudent Layperson Standard (2012)