Health Law

Credit Hours: 3
Semesters Taught (subject to change): Spring

The legal and economic foundations of the United States health care delivery and payment systems are analyzed from the differing perspectives of providers, payers, patients, contractors, and governments, including health reform and the Affordable Care Act, the Medicare and Medicaid programs, managed care and insurance, professional licensure and discipline including practicing medicine and nursing, charitable and private hospitals and nursing homes, life sciences including genomics and genetics, and life, dying, and death.