Health Law Seminar

Credit Hours: 2

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. The legislative and regulatory process affecting and affected by health care will be considered, as will transactional and contract drafting concerns.