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Contemporary Issues in Healthcare Law and Ethics (AUPHA/HAP Book), Hardcover, Fourth Edition by Harris, Dean


Hardcover: Fourth Edition

Publication Date: 2014-04-01
Publisher: Health Administration Press
Hardcover : 434 pages
Edition: Fourth Edition
Author: Harris, Dean
ISBN-10: 1567936377
ISBN-13: 9781567936377

Product Description Instructor Resources: Test bank, PowerPoint slides for each chapter and a model answer to each of the activities in the text. Contemporary Issues in Healthcare Law and Ethics, Fourth Edition, examines the most important legal and ethical issues in healthcare, and presents essential information that will help students learn to identify and tackle potential legal problems. This thoroughly revised edition includes new information and extensive updates on topics such as: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), including legal requirements about health insurance and health reform The 2012 Supreme Court decision regarding the individual mandate to buy health insurance, the penalty for not having insurance, and the expansion of Medicaid Ongoing legal challenges to mandated contraceptive coverage and whether federal subsidies may be provided for coverage that is purchased through a federally operated exchange New legal obligations for tax-exempt hospitals under the ACA and federal regulations Important changes to Medicare and Medicaid Other changes to laws about abortion, physician-assisted suicide, privacy of medical information, and reform of medical malpractice laws. New to this edition are more activities that apply legal principles in the text to specific facts. Also, an in-text glossary has been added. About the Author Dean M. Harris, JD, is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill. At UNC, he teaches courses on health law, ethics, and comparative health systems. He received his BA degree from Cornell University in 1973, and received his JD degree with high honors from UNC School of Law in 1981. In addition, Professor Harris is a licensed attorney. He practiced law from 1981 to 1999, with a primary focus on representation of healthcare organizations and providers.   Books published by Health Administration Press:   Contemporary Issues in Healthcare Law and Ethics, Fourth Edition       

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