This course explores how statutes, regulations, common law, and market forces help or hinder three major goals of policy makers: increasing access, reducing cost, and improving quality. We will examine the Supreme Court’s rulings on the ACA and other legal aspects of modern health care reform. Learners who successfully complete this course will be able to describe the laws, regulations, common law and market forces that shape our health care system and identify areas where ideas and innovation are needed; explain the malpractice system and how it influences medical practice; and analyze legal aspects of the ACA.
This course is part of the Healthcare Law Specialization
About this Course
What you will learn
Identify the distinguishing features of the American healthcare system and the role of administrative law in modern medical care
Understand the history, scope, and limits of conscientious objection
Define the basic medical malpractice standard used in the U.S. legal system
Understand the role of the federal government in administering Medicare and Medicaid
Skills you will gain
- Healthcare Management
- Health Policy Analysis
- Health Insurance
- Affordable Care Act
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Introduction to the U.S. Legal System, EMTALA
Formation and Termination, Privacy and Confidentiality
Medicare, Medicaid, and The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
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TOP REVIEWS FROM U.S. HEALTH LAW FUNDAMENTALS
I would take her courses ANYTIME! Lauren is a remarkable instructor
Very well taught, amazing material, and superb explanation.
I loved the examples and the pace. Very well done.
Excellent course deserves its own micro masters from the Uni. This needs to be expanded.
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