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Health Law: Finance and Insurance

This course provides the legal, institutional, and economic background necessary to understand the financing and production of health services in the U.S. We will discuss the Affordable Care Act , health insurance (Medicare and Medicaid, employer-sponsored insurance, the uninsured), the approval process and IP protection for pharmaceuticals, and antitrust policy. We may discuss obesity and wellness, regulation of fraud and abuse, and medical malpractice. The syllabus for this course can be found at https://syllabus.stanford.edu. Elements used in grading: Participation, attendance, class presentation, and final exam. Cross-listed with Health Research & Policy (HRP 391) & Public Policy (PUBLPOL 231).

2014-2015 Winter
01/05/2015 - 03/09/2015 Mon ,Wed 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Notes: Cross-listed with Health Research & Policy (HRP 391) & Public Policy (PUBLPOL 231). Extended Take-Home Exam. Open to First-Year JD Students.

Instructors for this course (Past and Present)

Daniel P. Kessler
Kate Bundorf