2022-2023 WCL Catalog 
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2022-2023 WCL Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LAW - 640 Health Law

(3-4 hrs.)

This course covers the law of health care delivery and financing in the United States with a focus on improving the quality of and access to health care while controlling costs and ensuring respect for individual autonomy and dignity. Topics include: civil liability of health care providers and payers; regulatory and market-based approaches to improving the quality of health care delivery; legal obligations of individual and institutional health care providers to provide care regardless of ability to pay; regulation of private health insurers and self-insuring employers; and Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, coverage, administration, payment, and appeals.