Oct 26, 2021  
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MGT 571 Healthcare Law and Compliance

This course surveys current legal, administrative-regulatory and ethical responsibilities of healthcare managers/ governance and provides. Emphasis is placed upon institutional defensive law (medical negligence and torts), healthcare regulation (administrative law), patient confidentiality, informed consent and advanced directives, professional discipline, healthcare access, government healthcare policies, managed care, criminal fraud and abuse, patient rights, labor and employment law, environmental regulation, insurance law, public safety and homeland defense/terrorism. The diverse legal and ethical responsibilities of healthcare facilities in many ways define current healthcare law, policy and practices. A fundamental knowledge and understanding of law, regulations and compliance is essential for all students interested in pursuing a career in the healthcare field. Credit(s): 3



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