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Prerequisites: MHA Status AND MHA 6530.
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the legal issues they are likely to face in managing a healthcare organization. With the increasing intersection between health care delivery and law, health care executives will encounter a wide range of legal and regulatory issues, including patients' rights, antitrust, institutional liability, and employee relations. This course is designed to provide students with the practical knowledge to identify legal issues and to understand the legal and ethical ramification of strategic decisions. The course covers key areas of law relevant to healthcare including contract law, tort law, constitutional law, administrative law, and human resources law and regulation of health professionals. Course content includes the litigation system and alternatives to litigation for resolving disputes.