Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Courses D - H

798: Health Care Compliance

Credit Hours

2

Description

This course is designed to expose students to key legal concepts in the health care corporate compliance field, which may be broadly defined as the application of internal corporate initiatives to ensure compliance with applicable federal and state laws and regulations.  Particular emphasis will be placed on Anti-kickback Statute, the Stark law, the False Claims Act and its whistleblower provisions.  Readings will derive from various sources: case law, legislation, regulations, government reports and legal articles.  Underlying course themes will include how to structure an effective compliance program and the role of government enforcement arms in controlling health care costs.