About the course
If you’ve been searching for a comprehensive education on the most pressing healthcare law issues of today, then this course is for you. The world of healthcare law encompasses a wide body of the law regulating the provision of healthcare services and governing the relationship between healthcare providers and their recipients.
Throughout this course, you’ll learn about topics such as medical error liability, managed care contracting, patient rights, equal opportunity in the workplace, and more.
- Laws, statutes, and regulations that govern healthcare
- Contracts in the world of medicine, oral and written
- Corporate practice of medicine, ownership, and oversight
- Medical malpractice litigation, process, and roles
- Insurance policies, carriers, and claims
- Profits, non-profits, and boards of directors
- Human resources and legal considerations
- Important statutes every physician should know
- Coding and billing requirements
- Marketing, strategies, and mistakes
- Patient privacy and dealing with breaches
- Medical records, ownership, and access
- Power of attorney, living wills and guardianships
- Risk management, telemedicine, and informed consent
- Interpret statutes and judicial opinions that affect health care.
- Examine how the law affects business relationships and the health care decision-making process.
- Explore the legal trends in legal liability for hospitals and managed care organizations and ways to reduce the risk.
- Identify problem practitioners and develop effective strategies for dealing with them.
- Review issues related to managed care, including key contract provisions.
Method of Participation
To complete this program successfully and claim credit, participants must follow these steps:
- Read the educational objectives provided on the course summary page.
- Attend the sessions or watch all the video lectures for this course (if applicable).
- Read any course materials and complete any required activities.
- Complete the course evaluation and post-test via your dashboard on the Association website. Successful completion of a given activity's post-test requires a minimum 75% passing score prior to claiming CME credit, with three attempts allowed.
- CME certificates will be available for printing after claiming CME credit.
- Estimated time for course completion is equivalent to the CME credit hours.
Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.