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Furrow, Greaney, Johnson, Jost and Schwartz'
Health Law: Cases, Materials and Problems, 7th

For more than two decades, Health Law: Cases, Materials and Problems has defined the field of health law, providing a balanced overview of law as it affects patients, professionals, institutions, and entities that deliver and finance U.S. health care. The 7th Edition of Health Law comprehensively reviews the provisions of the Affordable Care Act with topics such as the oversight of quality (including the latest developments in patient safety), cost control (including consumer-directed health care), guarantees of adequate access to services, exempt-organization tax issues, transactions and relationships among health care professionals and providers, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), and malpractice litigation. The Supreme Court decision in National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius is carefully edited to present all the issues in the case.

Written without a policy bias to fairly reflect all viewpoints, the book considers legal and ethical issues involving death, human reproduction, medical treatment decision making, and medical research. It also explores the government's efforts to control costs and expand access through Medicare and Medicaid and examines government attempts to police anticompetitive activities, fraud, and abuse. Using carefully edited primary materials and effective classroom-tested problems, the book exposes students to the core issues in health law using the most recent judicial and statutory materials



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Furrow, Greaney, Johnson, Jost, and Schwartz's 2016 Supplement to Health Law: Cases, Materials and Problems 7th

For over a quarter of a century, this casebook has defined the field of health law, providing a balanced overview of the law as it affects patients, professionals, institutions, and entities that deliver and finance healthcare in the United States. Written without policy bias to reflect all viewpoints, the new Supplement, which will be available for classes beginning in August of 2016, will include new edited cases, notes and problems to address:

  • North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. FTC and analysis of its impact on state regulation of healthcare professionals
  • Gobeille v. Liberty Mutual, and ERISA preemption of state all-payer claims databases
  • Relevant statutory changes with regard to the Affordable Care Act, as well as King v. Burwell and House v. Burwell
  • MACRA and the move from volume based payments to value based payments such as MIPS and APMs, and new options for Medicare ACOs
  • Developments in Medicaid, including the Medicaid managed care rule and Armstrong v. Exceptional Child Center
  • United Health Services v. United States ex rel. Escobar (the propriety of the “false certification” theory under the False Claims Act)
  • Antitrust cases involving significant mergers in health insurance, hospital, and physician markets
  • Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt, and other developments in abortion and contraception law
  • New developments in aid in dying in state legislatures and courts
  • Proposed changes to the Common Rule on research involving human subjects.



Furrow, Greaney, Johnson, Jost and Schwartz' Health Law, Cases, Materials and Problems, Abridged 7th

This abridged edition continues to use the broad organization that health law teachers and students found so helpful in the last six editions. Notes material has been trimmed substantially and some cases and sections of the primary casebook have been deleted. The authors' goal was to create a book better suited for schools that have curricular space for only one course, including medical schools and schools of public health.



Furrow, Greaney, Johnson, Jost and Schwartz' The Law of Health Care Organization and Finance, 7th

This book is designed for a specialized health law course focusing on the organization and finance of health care. It is also well-suited for health law courses in health administration or management programs. The 7th Edition focuses heavily on the many changes that the Affordable Care Act is bringing about in the regulation of health care and health insurance. The book begins with an introduction to fundamental concepts affecting health law and policy, and then explores conventional and emerging methods of quality control regulation applicable to health care professionals and health care institutions. The next section of the book examines in depth the policy and legal issues presented by varying approaches to providing access to health care and controlling its cost. This section explores in depth the provisions of the Affordable Care Act that are expanding access to health care, and analyzes the challenges to that law, including the National Federation of Independent Business Supreme Court decision. This section also considers legal issues presented by private health insurance, managed care, Medicare, and Medicaid, as well as obligations to provide medical services under state and federal law. The final section of the book explores legal issues that affect health care institutions and the relationships between professionals and institutions, including medical staff privileging, physician-hospital contracting, accountable care organizations, employment and labor law, tax exempt organization law, fraud and abuse issues, and antitrust law. The 7th edition has been completely updated, covering recent developments involving consumer-driven health care, ERISA, antitrust enforcement, labor law, and tax-exempt organization law, in addition to the Affordable Care Act developments.



Furrow, Greaney, Johnson, Jost and Schwartz' Law and Health Care Quality, Patient Safety, and Medical Liability, 7th

This book offers a current overview of patient safety and the federal and state policy decisions and legislation that has redefined the field of medical error and turned it into a broader and more complex field of legal study. The text combines a detailed presentation of current federal and state legislation aimed at patient safety, with particular attention to the Affordable Care Act provisions, along with up-to-date analysis of tort liability. All aspects of health care liability are considered – from physicians to hospitals, managed care organizations, and outpatient settings. Informed consent, HIPAA, EMTALA and other sources of liability are considered, covering all the liability/quality issues that an in-house counsel or a plaintiff or defense attorney can expect to confront in today's health care environment.



Furrow, Greaney, Johnson, Jost and Schwartz' Bioethics: Health Care Law and Ethics, 7th

This book provides a rich body of materials for courses in bioethics and law. Primary legal sources, including judicial opinions, statutes, regulations and institutional policies, will give students insight into the strategies used by courts, legislatures, agencies and health care providers in addressing bioethics issues. The book also draws from interdisciplinary research in medicine, ethics, and law to provide students diverse critiques of legal and public policy issues in bioethics. Materials in this text are tightly edited and designed to create high quality and focused classroom discussion, and, the text includes classroom tested problems that will engage students more deeply on each issue.

Bioethics: Health Care Law and Ethics begins with accessible introductory material on how to do ethics analysis. It then provides separate chapters on Reproduction and Birth (including current issues relating to abortion and contraception and issues related to assisted reproductive technologies); Legal, Social, and Ethical Issues in Genetics; Life and Death Decision-making; Regulation of Research Involving Human Subjects; Distributive Justice and Organ Transplantation; and Current Controversies in Public Health (including issues related to immunization practice).



Johnson, Schwartz, Gatter, and Pendo's Bioethics and Law in a Nutshell, 2d

This book provides a concise analysis of areas in which the law has addressed issues in bioethics. Topics include assisted reproductive techniques and family-making, limitations on reproduction (including abortion, contraception and sterilization), the role of ethical and religious beliefs of health care professionals, the definition of death, end-of-life decision-making (including physician assisted death), genetics, research involving human subjects (including issues related to conflicts of interest), stem cell research, organ transplantation, and other emerging topics. The book provides an excellent introduction to the process of ethics decision-making as well as useful support for students.

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