Health Care Law: A Practical Guide

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LexisNexis, Aug 31, 2016 - Law - 1386 pages
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A comprehensive analysis and practical guide for handling the many legal issues facing all health care providers in today's dynamic health care environment.

Each chapter contains a concise, comprehensive discussion of the law; an analysis of problems likely to be faced by health care providers; and practical guidelines for dealing with those problems.

•   Medical malpractice, risk management and quality assurance
•   Consent to medical treatment
•   Medical information and confidentiality
•   Reimbursement
•   Antitrust and health care
•   Medical staff matters
•   Patient care issues--admission and discharge, abortion and sterilization, death, autopsies, organ donations, and AIDS issues
•   Tax issues
•   Contractual relations
•   Facility licensing and accreditation
•   Licensure of professionals
•   Joint Ventures and practice acquisitions
•   Fraud and abuse and self-referral issues

First published 1985.

 

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Contents

Siegel and Margie Grodd of Matthew Bender and Morgan
c Independent Contractor Contract Requirements
Other Patient Care Issues
Consent to Medical Treatment
APPENDIX 19A ADVANCE DIRECTIVE STATUTES LIVING WILL
APPENDIX 19B STATUTES AUTHORIZING SURROGATE
Medical Information and Confidentiality
3 Information to Health Care Insurers
Health Care Compliance Plans
APPENDIX 22A SAMPLE OF CORPORATE COMPLIANCE PLAN
APPENDIX 22B RECOMMENDED PRELIMINARY QUESTIONS
APPENDIX 22C LEGAL AUDIT CHECKLIST
APPENDIX 22D APPLICABLE SURGERY CENTER CODE OF CONDUCT
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