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Fall 2017
Oct 19, 2017
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HESY 665 - Health Law
This course seeks to expose students to the influence of the legal system upon the practice of health care management. General concepts such as sources of laws and regulations, the court system, and legal procedure will be covered. The intricacies of law, including both statuary and regulatory requirements, will be examined from both the payer and provider perspectives. The use and abuse of law in contemporary management decisions will also be explored. Complex issues such as patients’ rights, confidentiality, credentialing, contracts, negligence, and other malpractice actions will be explored. 

2.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Health Systems Administration Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      MN or MC Graduate
Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors:     
      Health Systems Administration

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