Emergency medical condition means a medical condition manifesting itself by acute symptoms of recent onset and sufficient severity (including severe pain), such that a prudent layperson, who possesses an average knowledge of health and medicine, could reasonably expect the absence of immediate medical care could result in:
Placing the patient’s health in serious jeopardy;
Serious impairment of bodily functions;
Serious dysfunction of any bodily organ or part;
Serious disfigurement; or
In the case of a pregnant women, serious jeopardy to the health of a woman and her unborn child.
Emergency care is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
When to seek EMERGENCY medical care:
You think you and/or your child’s condition is life-threatening;
You and/or your child has serious pain; or
Serious harm could come to you and/or your child if you do not get immediate medical care.