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Health Law Seminar/Course: Hospital Law (3 OR 2)

This offering, which may be scheduled at the discretion of the Associate Dean for either two or three credits and as either a lecture course or seminar, will focus on a large range of health law topics from the perspective of a hospital. Through readings, the review and study of federal and state statutes and regulations, and class discussion (including case studies), this class will address the following topics related to the regulation and practice of hospital law:

Licensure and accreditation;
Structure;
Service lines and their regulation;
Operations policies and procedures;
Reimbursement;
Medical and other staff issues;
Physician/hospital relationships and government regulation of such (including fraud and abuse laws);
Patient care issues;
Medical records and the state and Federal laws affecting them; and
Issues affecting academic medical centers

Course materials will include statutory, regulatory and other material posted on Blackboard. Readings developed by the course instructors will include articles from industry publications, case studies, excerpts from Medicare and other health law texts, including the Health Law Practice Guide. P: Health Care Law and Policy

Current & Previous Instructors:

This course is not currently scheduled.


Key to Codes in Course Descriptions
P: Prerequisite
C: Prerequisite or Concurrent Requirement
R: Recommended Prior or Concurrent Course

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