Known for more than 40 years as the definitive guide to the legal responsibilities and liabilities of health care providers and institutions, the Hospital Law Manual provides detailed, relevant analysis of major health law issues. The Hospital Law Manual evaluates both federal and state legislation, including EMTALA, HIPAA and the Medicare and Medicaid Acts. It delivers insightful interpretations of the health law issues as well as point-by-point analysis of more than 1,000 federal cases. It features state-by-state analysis of key legal issues, sample forms and checklists, plus advice and practical guidance from health law attorneys.
The Hospital Law Manual Manual provides advice on issues pertinent to health care facilities, including admitting and discharge, consent to medical and surgical procedures, corporate governance, environmental compliance issues, immunity from liability, patient safety and more.
The Hospital Law Manual covers topics such as:
- Consent to Medical and Surgical Procedures
- Dying, death and Dead Bodies
- Health care contracting
- Health care fraud and abuse
- Hospital licensure
- Labor relations
- Managed care
- Medical records/HIPAA
- Physician relationships
- Principles of hospital liability
- Reimbursement Issues
- Reproductive issues
- Taxation issues for health care facilities
Part of the Health Law & Compliance Integrated Library, the Hospital Law Manual links to the primary source material in the CCH Health Care Compliance Reporter. The Library combines the latest information regarding Health Law from CCH and Aspen Publishers.