Health Care Law and Ethics in a Nutshell / Edition 2

Health Care Law and Ethics in a Nutshell / Edition 2

by Mark A. Hall, Ira Mark Ellman, Daniel S. Strouse
     
 

The Crisis in Health Care Coverage and Spending; Health Care Financing Reform; Traditional Health Insurance; Managed Care; Health Care Rationing; Economic and Regulatory Theory; Cost Containment; Duty to Treat; Disability Discrimination; Constitutional Rights to Treatment; Confidentiality. and Conflicts of Interest; Corporate Practice of Medicine; Insurance Regulation… See more details below

Overview

The Crisis in Health Care Coverage and Spending; Health Care Financing Reform; Traditional Health Insurance; Managed Care; Health Care Rationing; Economic and Regulatory Theory; Cost Containment; Duty to Treat; Disability Discrimination; Constitutional Rights to Treatment; Confidentiality. and Conflicts of Interest; Corporate Practice of Medicine; Insurance Regulation; Charitable Tax Exemption; Referral Fee Laws; Hospital and Facility Licensure; Certificate of Need Regulation; Medical Staff Disputes; Antitrust Boycott Law; Antitrust Price Fixing and Merger Law, Labor and Employment Law; Definition of Death; Organ Transplants; Right to Refuse Treatment; Active Versus Passive Euthanasia; Competent and Incompetent Patients' Right to Die; Withholding Food or Water; Physician-Assisted Suicide; Futile Care; Surrogate Motherhood; Maternal-Fetal Conflict.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314231703
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
Publication date:
06/01/1999
Series:
Health-Survey
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
4.92(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.73(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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