Healthcare Compliance

Credit Hours: 3

This course provides an overview of healthcare compliance from conceptual, substantive, and operational perspectives. Students will explore the need for compliance programs within healthcare organizations. The course will provide an overview of the federal laws that generate the most significant compliance obligations, including False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law, HIPAA, HITECH, antitrust laws, EMTALA, and tax laws. Students will also examine legal and practical issues related to the operation of a compliance program.