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Dean M. Harris is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, and adjunct associate professor in the UNC School of Law. In addition, he serves as adjunct professor in the Department of Health Economics and Management in the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, Beijing, China.
Table of Contents
|List of Figures|
|List of Problems|
|The Role of Law in the U.S. Healthcare System|
|Using the Law to Promote Our Policy Goals and Ethical Principles||p. 3|
|The American Legal System||p. 13|
|How to Conduct Legal Research||p. 29|
|Managing and Regulating the Healthcare System|
|The Legal Structure and Governance of Healthcare Organizations||p. 41|
|Government Regulation of Public Health and Healthcare Services||p. 61|
|Protecting the Privacy of Medical Information||p. 89|
|Medical Staff Membership and Clinical Privileges||p. 111|
|The Law of Government Payment Programs: Medicare, Medicaid, and Fraud and Abuse||p. 123|
|Antitrust Law in the Healthcare Field||p. 157|
|Patient Care Issues|
|The Law of Tort Liability||p. 187|
|Legal and Ethical Obligations to Provide Care||p. 213|
|Legal and Ethical Issues in Termination or Refusal of Care and Physician-Assisted Suicide||p. 235|
|Human Reproduction||p. 263|
|Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Insurance and Managed Care|
|Selective Contracting with Providers||p. 283|
|Financial Incentives to Provide Less Care||p. 297|
|Controlling Utilization of Healthcare Services||p. 311|
|Health Insurance and the Ongoing Effort to Achieve Universal Coverage||p. 335|
|Table of Cases||p. 355|
|Table of Statutes||p. 361|
|Table of Regulations||p. 365|
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