HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS: BUSINESS PLANNING AND REGULATORY COMPLIANCE
(LAWI-4052) - 2 UNITS
This is a survey course that will focus on the regulatory and business issues essential to representing health care providers. In this course, we will examine key laws and policies impacting physicians, hospitals, managed care organizations and others in their governance, contracting and operations. Topics we will touch on will include exempt organizations, licensing and certification, anti-kickback and referral restrictions, privacy, basics of billing governmental (Medicare/Medi-Cal) and commercial payors, federal programs to increase access to health care and reduce cost, antitrust, and research and bioethics.