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HA 520 Healthcare Regulatory Compliance and Risk Management

Credits: 3
Prerequisites: none
Distance Learning Options:

This course examines the relationships between healthcare quality, risk management, operational objectives, and organizational performance.  Students will examine legal and regulatory compliance strategies from the business perspective of health administration.  Course concepts include licensing, certification, and accreditation requirements of health care professionals, consent, legal reporting, and professional liability, as well as federal and state statutes and regulations and specific mandates.  Business considerations related to privacy and security standards related to HIPAA, requirements, and implementing management software, will be discussed.