Health Care Law by Janice L. Kazmier

By Janice L. Kazmier

Future health Care legislation presents crucial info invaluable for college students pursuing careers within the becoming future health care region, as paralegals, managers, or compliance/ethics pros. this article bargains scholars easy-to-read chapters that offer outlines, studying ambitions, summaries, and workouts to help scholars with comprehension. Chapters specialize in key info comparable to the kinds of healthiness care entities, and the legislation and ethics that govern them, and talk about the key components of future health care legislations, together with regulatory examine and administrative legislation assessment. additionally highlighted are very important modern subject matters like digital healthiness documents, company compliance, HIPAA privateness and defense, medical professional specialist relationships, and prepares scholars for his or her careers with real-world examples.

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The law poses restrictions on not-for-profits that for-profit corporations do not share. First, no profits can be used for personal gain or private inurement, although managers of not-for-profit health care organizations are paid competitive salaries and enjoy additional perks. Second, political activity is banned. Third, in the event that a not-forprofit ceases business operations or declares bankruptcy, all assets must be liquidated and used for another charitable purpose. Finally, fulfillment of its charitable mission of health care promotion must be taken seriously or the not-for-profit may fall under the scrutiny of the IRS.

2) A written declaration shall be signed by the declarant in the presence of two witnesses. (3) An oral or nonverbal declaration may be made by an adult in the presence of two witnesses by any nonwritten means of communication at any time subsequent to the diagnosis of a terminal and irreversible condition. B. (1) It shall be the responsibility of the declarant to notify his attending physician that a declaration has been made. (2) In the event the declarant is comatose, incompetent, or otherwise mentally or physically incapable of communication, any other person may notify the physician of the existence of the declaration.

STATE AND FEDERAL AUTHORITY State and federal authority over health care providers and organizations often overlaps. In this chapter, we will look at laws and regulations covering hospitals and insurance. These topics are or should be of interest to legal professionals, investors, patients, and consumers. 19 20 CHAPTER 2 Health care professionals often work in hospitals, which bill insurance companies for their services. But state and federal authority over health care reaches beyond the regulation of hospitals and insurance to involve other health-care–related regulatory issues.

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