Health Care Law and Policy

Health Care Law and Policy

Professor Michael Frakes
Spring 2018 course
M, T 1:30pm - 3:00pm
3 classroom credits

Prerequisites: None

Exam Type: Any-Day Take-Home

This introductory survey course in health care law will explore a range of laws and regulations governing the U.S. health care system, with an emphasis on legal structures bearing on the way in which health care is delivered and financed. The course will cover a vast array of topics, including the physician-provider relationship, medical liability, health insurance regulation, provider reimbursement, facilities regulation, antitrust, and more. Particular attention will be paid to health care reform debates surrounding access to health care insurance, in addition to debates surrounding health care spending, quality and access more generally.

Subject Areas: Health Law