Students in this seminar will study the state and federal laws and regulations defining and addressing fraud and abuse in health care, with a focus on the federal law. Topics to be explored include (i) the roles and responsibilities of professional licensure bodies, state and federal regulatory authorities, and state and federal law enforcement; (ii) federal regulations governing improper referrals and false claims; (iii) potential conflicts between health care integration and current laws on health care fraud; and (iv) ethical issues facing attorneys counseling health care clients with respect to fraud and abuse laws. The course will include guest speakers from state and federal regulatory and law enforcement agencies, practicing attorneys, and health care industry executives. This seminar will not satisfy the writing requirement.
|583G (CRN: 97094) Credits: 3|
Fall, 2014 (Evening).