Hospitals in two states denied an abortion to a miscarrying patient. Investigators say they broke federal law.
Surana K. Pro Publica. May 19, 2023.
The unintended clinical consequences of abortion restrictions are beginning to emerge. This article shares how one woman faced personal health risks due to clinician concerns stemming from barriers to abortion care and how the Emergency Medical Treatment & Labor Act (EMTALA) may be employed to minimize care limitations in emergent pregnancy-related situations.