Health Law Workshop (3 Credits) LAW 1044

ALSV Workshop providing hands-on drafting experience along with an examination of the structures for payment of health care costs from three different, but related, perspectives: health insurance and managed care organizations, health care providers (physicians and hospitals) and patients. This workshop covers the history of health insurance and the emergence and structures of managed care, as well as the criticisms of managed care and the developing alternatives. It also considers applicable federal and state laws such as ERISA, the federal HMO Act, and federal health care reform legislation, as well as evolving case law.