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HCAP 3200 - Introduction to Facilities Law (3)


(Formerly HCA 320) This course provides an introduction to the specifics of health related legislation and programs which includes the implications for providers and consumers of health care. The legal principles and issues for medical caseworkers, along with liability of health care facilities and staff for injuries to patients, and abuses of patient rights by the health care system will be examined. The topics also include malpractice suits and legislation, HIPAA compliance, e-health, collection of bills, labor laws, and informed consent medical and surgical procedures.