Health Care Law and Ethics in a Nutshell / Edition 1

Health Care Law and Ethics in a Nutshell / Edition 1

by Mark A. Hall, Sandra H. Johnson, Robert L. Schwartz, Ira M. Ellman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0314676457

ISBN-13: 9780314676450

Pub. Date: 09/01/1990

Publisher: West Group

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

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:
9780314676450
Publisher:
West Group
Publication date:
09/01/1990
Series:
Nutshell Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
401
Product dimensions:
4.91(w) x 7.39(h) x 0.63(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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