Examination of health care laws | HSA 515 – Health Care Policy, Law and Ethics | Strayer University

 Health law assignment 5 Pages assignment

The health law field currently has undergone, and will continue to undergo, enormous change. Among the multitude of challenges are legal implications that come with electronic health records (EHRs), payments based on patient outcomes, mergers, fraud, insurance disbursements, and antitrust laws—just to name few. In addition, disruptive medical innovations, such as biotechnology and treatment research, have created new concerns over ethics and privacy.

To perform proficiently as a health care administrator, the current environment requires that you have an understanding of key health care laws such as the following:

Instructions

In this assignment, imagine you work as an administrator in a hospital or health care organization. You are being considered for a promotion and are being asked to prepare a report for senior leadership that demonstrates your knowledge and interpretation of one of the above-mentioned health care laws.

To complete this report, select a court case where one of these health care laws was violated. Write an analysis of the law and the selected case following the SESC formula: State, Explain, Support, and Conclude. Be sure to also address how organizational leadership in the selected court case could move forward to ensure that the health care law isn’t violated again in the future.

Your report should be at least five pages long and should include a title page and references for a total of 7–8 pages.

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Grading Criteria

The grading criteria for this report is as follows. It must include the elements listed below, so be sure to address each point. You may also want to review the performance-level descriptions for each criterion in the scoring guide to see how your work will be assessed:

  1. Analyze a court case where a health care law violation occurred.
  2. Analyze the health care law that was violated in the selected case.
  3. Evaluate the implications of the selected law on the health care system.
  4. Recommend how the hospital should protect against another violation.
  5. Support your thesis statement following the SESC formula (State, Explain, Support, and Conclude).
  6. Use at least three peer-reviewed articles less than five years old.
  7. Provide appropriate in-text citations and reference section.
  8. Meet clarity, writing mechanics, and formatting requirements.

 Explanation

The assignment ( Examination of Health Care Laws) is due this week should be completed using sub-headings that match the areas in the grading rubric so it clear where each part of the assignment is completed.

First: reviews these health care laws:

  1. Stark Law.
  2. HIPAA for Professionals.
  3. HITECH Act Enforcement Interim Final Rule.
  4. Emergency Medical Treatment & Labor Act (EMTALA).
  5. A Roadmap for New Physicians: Fraud & Abuse Laws; Anti-Kickback Statute.
  6. The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008.

Second, you pick one of the health laws to examine, which is why there are links below (in the assignment) to the laws.

Third, imagine you work as an administrator in a hospital or health care organization. You are being considered for a promotion and are being asked to prepare a report for senior leadership that demonstrates your knowledge and interpretation of one of the above-mentioned health care laws.

To complete this report, select a court case (you will have to do some research on the Internet to locate a court case related to the law that you have selected. For example, if you pick HIPAA you could locate a case where patient data was breeched, for example: https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/compliance-enforcement/examples/new-york-and-presbyterian-hospital/index.html.

You should divide the paper into these 5 headings using bold type so it is clear where you have covered this information:

  • Analyze a court case where a health care law violation occurred.
  • Analyze the health care law that was violated in the selected case.
  • Evaluate the implications of the selected law on the health care system.
  • Recommend how the hospital should protect against another violation.
  • Support your thesis statement following the SESC formula (State, Explain, Support, and Conclude).

Paper should have a title page, the 5 sections, and a reference page with at least 3 refs in APA format. You should use in-text APA refs throughout the paper and proof read carefully for grammar errors. The entire paper should be 7 pages from title page to reference page; so, basically 1 page for each of the 5 elements with a title page and a ref page.

References and Case

  

Two Florida Men Charged With $11 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme To Traffic In Prescriptions For Medical Equipment

https://www.justice.gov/usao-sdny/pr/two-florida-men-charged-11-million-medicare-fraud-scheme-traffic-prescriptions-medical

https://www.justice.gov/usao-sdny/press-release/file/1478861/download

https://oig.hhs.gov/compliance/physician-education/fraud-abuse-laws/

https://www.chapmanlawgroup.com/practice_areas/anti-kickbacks/

https://khourilaw.com/anti-kickback-statute/

https://www.egattorneys.com/federal-crimes/anti-kickback-statue#:~:text=The%20Anti%2DKickback%20Statute%20under,a%20federal%20healthcare%20program%20pays.

https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/42/1320a-7b

https://www.chapmanlawgroup.com/practice_areas/anti-kickbacks/

https://www.asahq.org/quality-and-practice-management/managing-your-practice/timely-topics-in-payment-and-practice-management/anti-kickback-statute-and-physician-self-referral-laws-stark-laws

https://www.lilesparker.com/anti-kickback-statute/

https://www.symplr.com/blog/avoid-stark-law-anti-kickback-statute-penalties

https://www.whistleblowersattorneys.com/blogs-whistleblowerblog,what-is-the-anti-kickback-statute

https://www.compliance.com/resources/how-to-comply-with-stark-law-and-anti-kickback-policies-and-procedures/

https://www.healthleadersmedia.com/strategy/five-tips-anti-kickback-compliance

https://www.healthcarelawfirm.net/2021/02/09/anti-kickback-violation/ 

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