Health Law & Policy Institute

Health Law Perspectives on Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

For a discussion of federal, state and local health law powers in the event of a public health emergency and specific responses to Hurricane Katrina, please click here.

For perspective on how public health law adapts and changes in the wake of disasters like Katrina (and Rita), please click here.

For an understanding of how federal health information privacy regulations apply as health officials and health providers attempt to respond to Katrina, please click here.

For an understanding of licensing and other issues facing displaced health care providers following Katrina and Rita, please click here.