Health Care Law and Ethics in a Nutshell / Edition 3

Health Care Law and Ethics in a Nutshell / Edition 3

by Mark A. Hall
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0314209875

ISBN-13: 9780314209870

Pub. Date: 06/29/2011

Publisher: West Academic

Public policy responses to escalating medical costs and constrained access pose fundamental challenges to health care law. Profound medical advances also generate many ethical dilemmas. This authoritative discussion considers how law and ethics respond to these driving social, economic, and political forces of innovation, crisis and reform. Topics include health care

Overview

Public policy responses to escalating medical costs and constrained access pose fundamental challenges to health care law. Profound medical advances also generate many ethical dilemmas. This authoritative discussion considers how law and ethics respond to these driving social, economic, and political forces of innovation, crisis and reform. Topics include health care finance and delivery structures, treatment relationships, facility and insurance regulation, corporate and tax law, refusal of life support, organ donation, and reproductive technologies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314209870
Publisher:
West Academic
Publication date:
06/29/2011
Series:
Nutshell
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
875,175
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Glossary of Acronyms
Table of Cases
PART I CONTROLLING MEDICAL COSTS WHILE ENSURING PATIENT ACCESS
Chapter 1 Health Care Reimbursement and Regulatory Reform
Chapter 2 Patient Access to Health Care
PART II THE LEGAL STRUCTURE OF HEALTH CARE DELIVERY
Chapter 3 Organization and Operation of Health Care Business
Chapter 4 Hospital-Medical Staff Relations
Chapter 5 Antitrust Law and Health Care
PART III ETHICAL ISSUES IN PATIENT CARE DECISIONS
Chapter 6 Defining Death and Harvesting Organs
Chapter 7 The Law and Ethics of Withholding or Withdrawing Medical Care
Chapter 8 Selected Issues in Reproductive Medicine
Chapter 9 Patient Confidentiality and the AIDS Epidemic

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