Master of Science in Law — Health Care Law

 

Need

The Affordable Care Act, revenue-cycle management, Medicaid fraud, and HIPAA compliance are just a few of the legal and regulatory issues of the health care industry.

Corporations, government agencies and non-profits need compliance officers, benefits administrators, hospital executives, nurses, other health care providers and information technology staff with a solid understanding of the laws and public policies shaping their professions.

Maryland Carey Law’s MSL in Health Care Law addresses the critical need for legal education across multiple sectors of this large, complex and rapidly changing industry.

Focus

Faculty members of Maryland Carey Law’s nationally recognized Law and Health Care Program developed the MSL curriculum. After completing the MSL’s first semester of core courses, students will take an in-depth survey course in Health Care Law during their second semester, followed by seminars during their third semester focusing on such topics as:

  • Affordable Care Act
  • Public and private insurance regulation
  • Regulation of health care facilities
  • Provider-patient relationship
  • Health care information privacy
  • Bioethics
  • Professional licensure

The program culminates in a capstone project in which students focus on a practical challenge in their chosen field under the guidance of a faculty or practitioner advisor.

All courses will be taught by faculty of the Law and Health Care Program as well as practicing attorneys from the public and private sectors and other practitioners.

 


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