This seminar will examine the Medicare and Medicaid systems and the regulation of health care providers participating in those programs. The course will provide an overview of Medicare, Medicaid, and the administrative law framework for governmental decisions. Additionally, each major provider type will be examined (e.g., hospitals, long term care facilities, home health care providers, hospices, and physicians) including the regulations specific to each. In all cases, both the reimbursement structure and legal requirements for participation in the program will be discussed. Finally, the seminar will cover recent developments and trends in the law and policies that affect public payers. Student presentations, possibly in group format, may be required in addition to a seminar paper. Topics to be covered include:
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Last offered Fall 2004.