The Tenth Edition of Problems in Health Care Law continues to be the authoritative foundational textbook that covers the key components of our legal system and its application to our healthcare system. Students will come away with a clear understanding of how individual rights are defined and protected in the health care setting; how healthcare services are defined, insured and paid for; how individual providers organize and govern themselves and many other core features of how our healthcare system is organized and administered. The Tenth Edition is an extensive revision that covers HIPAA, health care reform, and offers several chapters not included in previous editions.Under the guidance of new lead editor John E. Steiner, Jr., Esq., Problems in Health Care Law, Tenth Edition, brings together the work of authors who represent some of the best thinking and analyses of the issues by legal practitioners and business advisors in the thick of health care reform, delivery, payment, client counseling and contested legal matters. Key Features: Each chapter provides a combination of broad concepts, learning objectives, practical examples, and instructor led questions. Offers more robust pedagogical features including art work, diagrams, checklists, side bars, and more. Includes a rich diversity of material from leading authorities with private law firm experience, national trade association advocacy and policy work, significant #145;hands-on#146; healthcare institutional work and diverse publishing experiences. Problems in Health Care Law, Tenth Edition is a valuable resource for students and instructors who are learning about, involved in, or guiding the #145;next generation#146; of administrators, policy makers, lawyers, physicians, nurses and others who form the backbone of our health care system.