Health Care Law

ebook A Practical Guide

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Health Care Law: A Practical Guide eBook provides comprehensive analysis and is a practical guide for handling the many legal issues facing all health care providers in today's dynamic health care environment. Each chapter contains a comprehensive discussion of the law; an analysis of problems likely to be faced by health care providers; and practical guidelines for dealing with those problems, including:

  • Medical malpractice, risk management and quality assurance
  • Consent to medical treatment
  • Medical information and confidentiality
  • Reimbursement
  • Antitrust and health care
  • Medical staff matters
  • Patient care issues--admission and discharge, abortion and sterilization, death, autopsies, organ donations, and AIDS issues
  • Tax issues
  • Contractual relations
  • Facility licensing and accreditation
  • Licensure of professionals
  • Joint Ventures and practice acquisitions
  • Fraud and abuse and self-referral issues
  • Health Care Law