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The Law of Healthcare Administration, Eighth Edition
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Health Administration Pr
Publication date February 28, 2017
Pages 650
Binding Hardcover
ISBN-13 9781567938760
ISBN-10 1567938760
Dimensions 1.75 by 7 by 10 in.
Weight 2.70 lbs.
Original list price $132.00
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description:

The Law of Healthcare Administration, Seventh Edition, examines healthcare law from the management perspective. The book offers a thorough treatment of healthcare law in the United States, written in plain language for ease of use. The author addresses the significant changes the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA) makes to the healthcare industry, including provisions relating to taxation and compliance, the development of accountable care organizations, and new privacy rules under HIPAA.

This updated edition includes the following new material:

  • An extensive discussion of the major changes occasioned by the ACA
  • The antitrust decision Federal Trade Commission v. Phoebe Putney Health System
  • Quality issues related to accountable care organizations and The Joint Commission s accreditation standards
  • The ACA s Shared Savings Program and its effect on further hospital physician alignment and physician employment
  • The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Important points are highlighted in each chapter through objectives, summaries, discussion questions, and case excerpts. Definitions of key terms in each chapter s margins complement a full glossary at the end of the book.

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