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HCA 650 - Legal & Regulatory Issues in Health Care

A comprehensive analysis of the more significant legal issues encountered by health care administrators and the ramifications of those issues. Both theoretical and practical applications of law are addressed with an analytical focus on the prompt identification of legal and bioethical issues arising from and affecting various health care employment settings. The principles of health care law in a complex constitutional system are examined in relation to current proposals and policy developments in areas such as privacy, contracts, tort reform, and the regulation of the health care marketplace. Topics include legal and regulatory constraints imposed on the health care industry, the liability of health care providers, the rights of patients, employment law and labor relations, and administrative law for health care organizations.

HCA 650 - Legal & Regulatory Issues in Health Care - Details

Prerequisite
None
Credits
3
Offered:
Online:
Yes
Graduate Course:
Yes