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Healthcare ManagementHealth Policy AnalysisHealth InsuranceAffordable Care Act
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Introduction to the U.S. Legal System, EMTALA

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 65 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Overview and Distinctive Features of U.S. Law9m
The Administrative State and Modern Medical Care10m
The Basic Duty to Provide Care12m
EMTALA's Statutory Response12m
Institutional and Individual Obligations in the Emergency Context9m
3 readings
Introduction to American Legal System45m
Hurley vs. Eddingfield20m
Case Examples of EMTALA Violations20m
1 practice exercise
Week 1 Quiz
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Formation and Termination, Privacy and Confidentiality

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 46 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
The Law of Termination and Abandonment7m
The Rise of Conscientious Objection11m
Informed Consent: The Basic Materiality Standard15m
3 readings
Patient Abandonment Cases: What You Need to Know25m
Conscientious Objection30m
Informed Consent30m
1 practice exercise
Week 2 Quiz
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Quality Control

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 56 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Health Care Quality and the Basic Medical Malpractice Standard14m
Medical Malpractice Reforms and Variations12m
Hospital Liability10m
Insurance Company Liability for the Provision of Substandard Care7m
2 readings
Evaluating the Medical Malpractice Standard System and Options for Reform10m
Vicarious Liability in the Hospital Setting20m
1 practice exercise
Week 3 Quiz
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Medicare, Medicaid, and The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 53 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Medicaid8m
Constitutional Structure and the Federal Role in U.S. Health Law12m
Affordable Care Act: Initial Litigation and Ongoing Legal Controversy13m
Conclusion and Review7m
3 readings
Medicare and Medicaid Basics30m
Summary of the Affordable Care Act45m
Supreme Court Upholds ACA25m
1 practice exercise
Final Examination

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