HCMG 3083: Health Law

HCMG 3083: Health Law

This course provides foundational knowledge on the formulation and application of health law in current practice. The four major pillars of health law will be addressed. These include access to care, financing health care, quality of healthcare, and personhood. Specific topics include statutory and common law obligations of healthcare providers, informed consent, standard of care, fairness in rationing of services, abandonment and malpractice, and government programs to finance care for specific populations. 3 credit hours. Prerequisite: None.