Health Law: Cases, Materials, and Problems
Thomson/West, 2004 - Law - 1569 pages
The standard text in the field, Health Law: Cases, Materials and Problems provides an overview of health law as it affects professionals, institutions, and entities that deliver and finance U.S. health care. The expert authors? comprehensive treatment focuses on concerns such as the oversight of quality, control costs, adequate access to services, patient protection, tax issues, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), and malpractice litigation. Written without a policy bias to fairly reflect all viewpoints, the soft-cover one-volume book considers the legal and ethical issues involving death, human reproduction, medical treatment decision making, and medical research. It also explores the government's efforts to control costs and expand access through Medicare and Medicaid and examines government attempts to police anticompetitive activities, fraud, and abuse. Using carefully edited primary materials and effective classroom-tested problems, the book exposes students to the core issues in health law.
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Introduction to Health Law and Policy
The Problem of Medical Error
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