LAW Health Care Regulation, Finance and Policy
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Health Care Regulation, Finance and Policy
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[ Academia ] [ Litigation ] [ Regulatory & Policy ] [ Transactional ] as a Related Elective for those interested in Biotech : Lifescience companies develop innovations for the health care industry. Thus, lifescience lawyers should have a basic understanding of the American health care system and its legal and policy problems. This course provides background necessary to understand the financing and production of health services in the U.S.
General course Description:
(SAME AS HRP391, PUBLPOL231, MGTECON331) This course provides the legal, instititional, and economic background necessary to understand the financing and production of health services in the US. Potential topics include: health reform, health insurance (Medicare and Medicaid, employer-sponsored insurance, the uninsured), medical malpractice and quality regulation, pharmaceuticals, the corporate practice of medicine, regulation of fraud and abuse, and international comparisons.
Course Style: A Substantive course teaches the law, theory, and policy in a particular area of law
Course Frequency: Offered once a year