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Spring 2023
5333 Health Transactions - MANTEL/McSTAY/SHEA- 17885

Professor(s): Jessica Mantel (FACULTY)
Robert McStay (ADJUNCT)
Chris Shea (ADJUNCT)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Health Law 
Practice Skills - (Research and Writing)

Time: 6:00p-9:00p  W  Location: 213 

Course Outline: In this advanced health law course students learn and apply substantive laws and lawyering skills to model health care transactions. Working in teams of associates under the supervision of the professors, including practicing health care attorneys, students will engage in health care contract drafting, client interviews, negotiations, due diligence, and regulatory analysis. The model health care transactions are based on deals commonly entered into by hospitals and health systems, including hospital-physician employment agreements, health care joint ventures, and acquisitions.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes: (Face-to-Face)   The UH registration system instruction mode for this course is listed in parenthesis. After student registration opens, there may be instruction mode changes to this course up through two weeks before the first day of classes for the term, but notice of such changes will be sent to then-registered students. For this instruction mode, instructors and students are expected to normally be physically present in the classroom. If the course has a final examination, it will be in a classroom requiring your physical presence. Other assessment, such as a mid-term exam, may also be in a classroom. Whether this instructor will offer “remote presence” (starting a zoom meeting from the podium computer to enable student remote access on an occasional basis) for part or all of the semester is not known, but students should not rely on an expectation that remote presence will be available.


Enrolled students must have previously taken The U.S. Health System: An Introduction to Managed Care, Transactions, and Policy (Law 6365).

Prerequisites: Yes  6365 The U.S. Health System: An Introduction to Managed Care, Transactions, and Policy

First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: Projects      

This course will have:

Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: simulation

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA: No

Pass-Fail Student Election: Unavailable (Instructor Preference)

Course Materials

Book(s) Required

Course Materials: TINA L. STARK, DRAFTING CONTRACTS: HOW AND WHY LAWYERS DO WHAT THEY DO, 2d ed. (Wolters Kluwer 2014). ISBN: 978-0-7355-9477-7

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