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UT Law School Classes - Spring 2014

Smnr: Business & Regulatory Aspects of Health Law

Instructor: Bell, J Credits: 3 Course ID: 397S Unique #30025
     Day    Time   Location
   Thursday 4:15 pm - 6:05 pm JON 6.202
Exam Type    Test Date Time      Name Range Regular Room Extegrity Room
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Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.
You must have at least 43 credit hours to register.

Description
This course will cover current health care business and regulatory issues, including (1) laws prohibiting payments and benefits by hospitals to physicians in exchange for patient admisssions and referrals, (2) whistleblower lawsuits within the health care industry and uncovering and self-disclosing improper health care arrangements, (3) indictment of health care lawyers participating in illegal transactions, (4) prohibitions against the corporate practice of medicine and fee-splitting by physicians, (5) non-competition agreements in the health care industry, and (6) business and contracutal disputes and tortious interference claims between hospitals and physicians and other health care providers.