AHLA Fundamentals of Health Law (AHLA Members)
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The specialized and complex field of health law requires a thorough grounding in the basics, and Fundamentals of Health Law, Sixth Edition, provides that better than any other book on the market. This edition's coverage includes discussion of patient care, Medicare, fraud and abuse, tax-exemption, antitrust, state and federal regulation of private health care plans, hospitals, physicians, post-acute providers and suppliers, transactions and contracting, and bioethics. A new chapter on dispute resolution has been added, and a useful glossary and table of acronyms and abbreviations of health care terms is also included.
This edition thoroughly covers fundamental legal principles and issues to assist:
• New practitioners or experienced attorneys entering their first years of health law practice;
• Teachers of health law searching for a comprehensive and useful text for their students;
• Users of any law library looking for answers on the health law resource shelf.
Barry D. Alexander, Bernadette M. Broccolo, Anthea R. Daniels, Sandra M. DiVarco, Anjali N.C. Downs, Geoff A. Drucker, Catherine A. Hurley, Cynthia B. Hutto, Raymond J. Lindholm, Carol Colborn Loepere, Vicki L. Lung, Thomas Wm. Mayo, John J. Miles, Eli A. Poliakoff, Jouya Rastegar, Ross E. Sallade, Michael F. Schaff, Susan O. Scheutzow, Daniel J. Schwartz, Nancy A. Sheliga, and Kerrin B. Slattery
Table of contents
Ch. 1 Terminology
Ch. 2 Patient Care
Ch. 3 Medicare
Ch. 4 Fundamentals of Health Law Fraud and Abuse
Ch. 5 Tax-Exempt Issues
Ch. 6 Antitrust
Ch. 7 The Source of Payment: The State and Federal Regulation of Private Health Plans
Ch. 8 Regulation of Hospitals
Ch. 9 Representing Physicians
Ch. 10 Post-Acute Providers and Suppliers
Ch. 11 Health Care Transactions and Contracting
Ch. 12 Bioethics
Ch. 13 Dispute Resolution in Health Care