Health Care Law

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Cengage Learning, Mar 21, 2008 - Law - 464 pages
Health Care Law provides essential information necessary for students pursuing careers in the growing health care sector, as paralegals, managers, or compliance/ethics professionals. This text offers students easy-to-read chapters that provide outlines, learning objectives, summaries, and exercises to assist students with comprehension. Chapters focus on key information such as the types of health care entities, and the laws and ethics that govern them, and discuss the major areas of health care law, including regulatory research and administrative law review. Also highlighted are important contemporary topics like electronic health records, corporate compliance, HIPAA privacy and security, physician professional relationships, and prepares students for their careers with real-world examples.
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Contents

An Introduction To Health Care Delivery
1
State And Federal Roles In The Regulation Of Health Care
19
The PhysicianPatient Relationship
33
Physicians Providers And Financial Relationships
47
Medicare
67
Fraud And Abuse
97
Health Care Compliance Programs
117
Health Insurance Portability And Accountability Act
135
Acronyms
231
Useful Wbsites For Health Care And Health Law
235
Administrative Law And Federal Regulatory Research
239
Sample Living WillDeclaration Regarding LifeSustaining Procedures
253
Table Of Authorities For Exclusions
255
Sample Authorization to Release Protected Health Information PHI
259
Sample Business Associate Contract Addendum
261
Sample Notice Of Privacy Practices
269

Electronic Health Records
163
The Emergency Medical Treatment And Labor Act
181
Clinical Research
197
Ethical Decision Making In Health Care
213
Sample Policy For Records Retention Management And Destruction
273
Glossary
277
Index
283
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