BA623L1A4 - B A623 Health Services Law and Policy Lesson #1...

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BA623 Health Services Law and Policy Lesson #1 Assignment #4 Provide a comprehensive example of the exercise of a healthcare administrative agency’s: a. rulemaking function Rulemaking in healthcare administrative agencies would be in reference to public health concerns and the need to protect the public. Therefore, when making rules, this goal needs to be kept in mind. Rules cannot be made without proper investigation and merit. An example of this may have been seen in the 1980s and the AIDS epidemic. Living near San Francisco at the time, there was concern about gay bathhouses as places to contract AIDS. They were shut down as a result because at that time, it was felt that it was a homosexual disease. This action was thought to be reasonable to help stop the spread of AIDS and protect the public. b. investigative function Investigative function may come into play with a new case of tuberculosis, for example. Since it is a highly communicable disease, all those who have had contact with the patient would need to be
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This note was uploaded on 05/25/2011 for the course BA 623 taught by Professor Cole during the Spring '11 term at Andrew Jackson.

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BA623L1A4 - B A623 Health Services Law and Policy Lesson #1...

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