HC 260 Syllabus Legal Issues in Hlth Care Deliv

Seamless web of the law and learn how to analyze the

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"seamless web" of the law and learn how to analyze the law in its application to the health care industry. Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes 1. Classify the nature of the American legal system and sources of applicable law to health care entities and how health care organizations are structured, licensed and accredited under the current regulatory system. 2. Estimate the impact of funding for health care organizations and government involvement, and regulation, in billing and payments for services, along with the impact of managed care. 3. Differentiate the application of both criminal and civil penalties in the health care environment along with the impact of malpractice and tort liability. 4. Discuss the importance of the relationship of the health care organization with its medical and general staff. 5. Identify issues such as informed consent and the ability to refuse treatment as involved in the relationship, both organizationally and personally, with the patient.
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6. Defend the confidentiality of patient records and current governmental regulations and sanctions that are in place to safeguard patient records. 7. Categorize legal polices in place in regard to reproductive issues and in the treatment of dead bodies. 8. Combine and organize the above issues and how they coalesce in the formation of current health care policy in the US today, and what future policy may hold. Core Assessment: Class Assessment: You will be able to track your average throughout the course. The grading scale is below. You will know in advance the standards for each assignment. My goal is to give you prompt, clear, and useful feedback to help you learn about business law. Each student is responsible for: Completing Discussion questions each week This includes your response to the discussion Question(s) by midnight Friday of each week and, Your peer comment in the discussion thread by midnight Sunday of each week Completing Focus Topic questions in Week Two and Five. Completing an open book, online, Mid-Term exam in Week Four. Completing a Substantial Writing Assignment, referred to as a Paper at the end of week 7. All work must contain appropriate formatting, grammar, and spelling. Completing a student opinion survey form located in the Distance Learning section of the Park University website in Week Eight of this class. Locating a suitable Proctor with e-mail and completing a Proctored Final Examination. Completing the proctored closed book, closed note, Final Exam in Week Eight. Grading: You will be able to track your average throughout the course. The grading scale is below. You will know in advance the standards for each assignment. My goal is to give you prompt, clear, and useful feedback to help you learn about business law.
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