2016-2017 Catalog

HSA 405 Healthcare Policy and Law

This course provides an overview of healthcare policy, regulation and law. Topics include; sources of common, statutory, and constitutional law; contracts and intentional torts, the organization and management of a corporate healthcare organization (HCO); for-profit and nonprofit HCOs, liability issues for individuals and HCOs, admission and discharge issues, medical staff appointments and privileges, emergency care issues, consent issues for treatment, taxation and antitrust issues. Current issues in fraud, abuse and corporate compliance programs are also covered.