This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of practice as a health care attorney. These fundamentals include the regulatory framework of federal and state laws and regulations as those apply to health care services; credentialing and privileging protocols that assure the use of only qualified and trained health care providers; billing and reimbursement rules and audit responsibilities; the development of the expanding role of the compliance function; and the principles that underlay the safe and effective use of health care products, including pharmaceuticals and medical devices.
Required: The Law of Health Care Finance and Regulation (3rd edition), Mark A. Hall, Mary Anne Bobinski, David Orentlicher, Aspen Publishers, ISBN#9781454805342
3-4 take home assignments.
|Type of Exam||
This class will have an exam and will be worth 75% of the course grade.
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Quality of returned assignments and class participation - 25%
Exam - 75%