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Fall 2008 - Health Law: Malpractice/Organiz/Fin

Black, Bernard S

Unique # 28940 Credit Hours: 3 Course ID: 379M
DayTimeLocation
MTW11:30 am - 12:20 pmTNH 3.126
Exam Type    Test Date Time      Name Range Regular Room Extegrity Room
  Final Monday, December 8 1:30 pm -   A-Z
  2.123
  2.123
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.

Description
Health care is 1/6th of the U.S.  economy and growing.  We spend more on health care than any other country as a percentage of GDP, yet the U.S.  does not perform very well on a number of overall outcome measures.

We will survey three important areas within the sprawling field of health law:  Medical Malpractice, Health Care Insurance and Financing, and Regulation of Health Care Organizations.  We will examine the extent to which these elements of health care regulation support or detract from the quality and safety of medical care.

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