This course will focus on the fundamental healthcare laws and regulations that impact the healthcare industry and compliance. The course will include topics, such as, fraud and abuse laws (the False Claims Act, the Anti-Kickback Statute, and Stark Law), the Affordable Care Act, HIPAA, and HITECH. Additionally, this course will address law enforcement agencies responsible for investigating and enforcing the healthcare law. The course materials will allow students to test their knowledge and understanding of the statutory and regulatory principles of compliance in a variety of health care settings. This course is cross listed with POL 325.
Prerequisite(s): CTA 206, and ENG 121