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Fall 2024 Course

Health Law

Prerequisites: None

Exam Type: In Class

This survey course is designed to provide students with a general introduction to the law and policy of the delivery and financing of health care in the United States. The course will cover a wide range of topics, including but not limited to the physician-patient relationship, the structure and regulation of health insurance (both public and private), access to health care, public health, health care fraud and abuse, and others. This course provides important background not only for students intending to represent health care providers or payers, serve as health care regulators or policymakers, or advocate for individuals, but also for students seeking to learn more about the legal rules governing nearly one-fifth of the United States economy.