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Fall 2017
6365 The U.S. Health System: An Introduction to Managed Care, Transactions, and Policy - MANTEL- 26112

Professor(s): Jessica Mantel (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Health Law 

Time: 6:00p-7:30p  MW  Location: 215  TUII

Course Outline: This course provides students with an understanding of how the health care system is currently organized, financed, and regulated, and explores what the health care system of tomorrow may look like. Students are introduced to the major laws and regulations that regulate health care finance and transactions, including the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare"). The first part of the course focuses on health insurance and looks at federal and state regulation of private health insurance, the public insurance programs Medicare and Medicaid, and the new health care exchanges. We then study the business of health care and the laws that impact health care business transactions, including the tax laws governing tax-exempt organizations, the antitrust laws, and the fraud and abuse laws.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus revised 8/17/17

Course Notes: Students who have previously taken "Health Law Finance and Organization" CANNOT enroll in this course.   

Prerequisites: Yes  This course will be a prerequisite for enrollment in Health Transactions (offered spring 2018).

First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: Take home exam      

This course will have:

Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type:

Bar Course: No

Course Materials (3/27/2017 3:10:39 PM)

Book(s) Required

The Law of Health Care Organization and Finance, 7th Ed., Furrow, Greaney, Johnson; ISBN 978-0314279910