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MSP-6420 Legal Issues in Healthcare

This course is designed to give students an in-depth introduction to the issues of health services law and ethics. Among the subjects covered are: the role of law in the U.S. healthcare system; the legal system and legal research; managing and regulating healthcare system including legal structure and governance of healthcare organizations; government regulations in public health and health services; protecting privacy of medical information, medical staff credentialing and clinical privileges; the laws in government payment programs; antitrust law in healthcare field; and legal and ethics issues in patient care and in health insurance.

Credits: 3

Offered in Jan 2024, Jul 2024, Jan 2025

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