Compliance, Ethics and Healthcare Law

BA 320 Course Description: A study of the legislation, regulations, and legal issues affecting healthcare organizations. Topics include healthcare law, compliance with federal and state guidelines, ethical decision making, conflicts of interest, fraud and abuse, risk management, medical malpractice, patient privacy, and tort law. Emphasis is placed on the role of the healthcare manager in organizational compliance, including licensing and accreditation agencies.

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Required Textbook:

Pozgar, G.D. (2009). Legal essentials of healthcare administration. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.
ISBN 978-0-7637-6130-1