LAW7710 - Health Care Law and Regulation

LAW7710 - Health Care Law and Regulation

Course Number: 

7710

Type: 

Lecture

Credits: 

3

Prerequisite(s):

none

This course addresses the fundamental legal and policy issues presented by our health care system as it enters the 21st century. The course examines changing relationships among health care providers focusing on trade regulation, governmental reimbursement, administrative law implications of health care regulation and other important issues surfacing from the movement to managed care. Medico-legal concerns deriving from the developing law of informed consent, the right to die, the right to refuse treatment and physician assisted suicide are covered.