Hornbook on Health Law / Edition 1

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Expert authors overview health law as it affects the professionals, institutions, and entities that deliver and finance health care in the United States. Considers the law's response to quality and error through institutional and professional regulation, and malpractice litigation against professionals, hospitals, and managed care organizations. Surveys tax, corporate, and organizational issues. Explores the government's efforts to control costs and expand access through Medicare and Medicaid. Examines government attempts to police anticompetitive activities, fraud, and abuse. And considers the legal and ethical issues involving death, human reproduction, medical treatment decision making, and medical research.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780314239396
  • Publisher: West Academic Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/28/2000
  • Series: Hornbook
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1168
  • Product dimensions: 7.71 (w) x 10.39 (h) x 1.75 (d)

Table of Contents

WESTLAW Overview
1 Regulation of Health Care Institutions 1
2 Federal Tax Exemption of Health Care Institutions 39
3 Regulation and Licensure of Health Care Professionals 55
4 Professional Relationships in the Health Care Enterprise 91
5 Health Care Business Associations 160
6 The Liability of Health Care Professionals 232
7 The Liability of Health Care Institutions 289
8 Liability of Managed Care Organizations 308
9 Reforming the Tort System for Medical Injuries 332
10 Antitrust Law 364
11 Regulation of Private Health Care Financing 498
12 Obligations to Provide Medical Care 536
13 Medicare 560
14 Medicaid 603
15 Medicare and Medicaid Fraud and Abuse 637
16 Definitions of Death 672
17 Making Decisions About Death and Dying 682
18 Limitations on Reproduction: Sterilization and Contraception 771
19 Wrongful Birth, Wrongful Life and Wrongful Conception 780
20 Abortion 793
21 Potential Fetal-Maternal Conflicts 809
22 Assisted Conception 821
23 Regulation of Research Upon Human Subjects 839
24 Health Care Reform 851
Appendix: Researching Health Law on WESTLAW 865
Table of Cases 881
Table of Statutes 911
Index 945
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