HLT 2310 Legal Aspects of Health Care

Students will gain knowledge of health care contracts and other legal documents that are critical to successful business partnerships and operations of health care entities. Discussions of patient’s rights, medical professional liability, tort law and reform, and other health policy (e.g., Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH), American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX), and the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA)) will be reviewed.