Health Law: Finance and Insurance

Details

Course Code:
LAW 348
Units:
3
Grading:
Law Honors/Pass/R credit/Fail

Description

This course provides the legal, institutional, and economic background necessary to understand the financing and production of health services in the U.S. We will discuss the Affordable Care Act , health insurance (Medicare and Medicaid, employer-sponsored insurance, the uninsured), the approval process and IP protection for pharmaceuticals, and antitrust policy. We may discuss obesity and wellness, regulation of fraud and abuse, and medical malpractice. The syllabus for this course can be found at https://syllabus.stanford.edu. Elements used in grading: Participation, attendance, class presentation, and final exam. Cross-listed with Graduate School of Business (MGTECON 331), Health Research & Policy (HRP 391) & Public Policy (PUBLPOL 231).

Future Offerings

2015-2016 Winter

Health Law: Finance and Insurance LAW 348 Section 01 Class #15364

  • 3 Units
    • 2L3LADV

Notes: Extended Take-Home Exam.

Past Offerings

2014-2015 Winter

Health Law: Finance and Insurance LAW 348 Section 01 Class #29624

  • 3 Units
    • 1LJDOPEN

Notes: Extended Take-Home Exam. Open to First-Year JD Students.

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