Course Descriptions

HS 457A — Healthcare Law and Ethics

Yields half-course credit.

Introduces students to patient care and liability issues within the context of the U.S. health care delivery system. The course will cover legal and ethical aspects of: 1.) the provider/patient relationship and liability; 2.) health care quality, cost, and access; 3.) relationships between physicians and organizations; 4.) insurance, health care delivery systems, regulation, and the Affordable Care Act. Offered as part of the Heller Executive MBA for Physicians.