Law and Policy in Health Care

Introduction to legal and health policy making systems for healthcare. Examines ethical dilemmas that commonly appear in contemporary healthcare situations. Explains issues around governance, organizational structure, contracts and reimbursement. Introduces regulatory, accreditation and professional association's oversight. Examines the role of policy-makers and politics in health care. Explores the role of diversity in organizations and need for cultural competence throughout organizations.
Code: HCM440
Credit hours: 3