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DDBA 8562 Seminar in Law and Ethics in Healthcare Management: Welcome & Course Readings

Welcome to your course guide

Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

DDBA 8562 Course Readings

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Allen, L. P. (2013). Fighting Medicare fraud under the False Claims Act. Health Law Litigation, 10(2), 2­–6. Retrieved from

Beimers, T., Disenhaus, J., Kanner, S., Smith, C., Trilling, H., Wisor, R., Andonova, E., Furlow, A., & Thiess, D. (2017). OIG finalizes wide-ranging amendments to civil monetary penalties regulations and Anti-Kickback Statute safe harbors. Journal of Health Care Compliance, 19(1), 9–52. Retrieved from

Bodenger, G., & Steiner, J. E., Jr. (2017). Developing, implementing, and maintaining an effective compliance program. Journal of Health Care Compliance, 19(1), 19–52. Retrieved from

Corvol, A., Moutel, G., & Somme, D. (2016). What ethics for case managers? Literature review and discussion. Nursing Ethics, 23(7), 729–742. doi:10.1177/0969733015583182

Geltman, A. (2015), Defusing the bug bomb: Legal strategies to combat antibiotic resistant infections. Journal of Health Care Law & Policy, 18(1), 115–140. Retrieved from

Glanz, J., & Armendariz, A. (2017, March 9). Years of questions, but researcher gets a pass. The New York Times. Retrieved from

Gluck, A. R. (2015). Why health lawyers must be public-law lawyers: Health law in the age of the modern regulatory state. Journal of Health Care Law & Policy, 18(2), 323–345. Retrieved from

Groden, S. L. (2016). Operationalizing Escobar: Thinking through compliance implications of Universal Health Services, Inc. v. U.S. ex rel. Escobar. Journal of Health Care Compliance, 18(5), 5–10. Retrieved from

Holland, R. (2014). Of discounts and dangers: Swapping, discounting, and the Anti-Kickback Statute. Journal of Health Care Compliance, 16(1), 37–40. Retrieved from

Jones, D. S., & Moses, R. E. (2011). Insuring health care compliance: The nexus of medical malpractice litigation and government regulation. Journal of Health Care Compliance, 13(5), 27–62. Retrieved from

Kessler, C., Tsipis, N. E., Seaberg, D., Walker, G. N., & Andolsek, K. (2016). Transitions of care in an era of healthcare transformation. Journal of Healthcare Management, 61(3), 230–241. Retrieved from

Kusserow, R. P. (2017). Ineffective compliance programs. Journal of Health Care Compliance, 19(1), 47–56. Retrieved from

Lopez, A. M. (2016). The baby boomers are booming: The future of nursing and home health care. DePaul Journal of Health Care Law, 18(2), 135–158. Retrieved from

Mathews, C. (2015). The hospital readmission reduction program: Fraud and abuse concerns. DePaul Journal of Health Care Law, 17(1), 31–46. Retrieved from

Patel, K., & Sherer, J. D. (2016). DOJ targets individuals for violations of False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Statute. Journal of Health Care Compliance, 18(4), 53–56. Retrieved from

Pham, G. (2015). 2014 healthcare False Claims Act developments. Health Law Litigation, 12(2), 5–9. Retrieved from

Plump, C. M., & Ketchen, D. J., Jr. (2016). New legal pitfalls surrounding wellness programs and their implications for financial risk. Business Horizons, 59(3), 267–272. doi:10.1016/j.bushor.2016.02.002

Rodwin, M. A. (2015). Independent drug testing to ensure drug safety and efficacy. Journal of Health Care Law & Policy, 18(1), 45–84. Retrieved from

Sidhu, A. S. (2015). The growing threat of qui tam litigation against healthcare providers. Health Law Litigation, 12(1), 12–19. Retrieved from

Strauss, L. J. (2017). Recent OCR guidance examines how HIPAA applies to cloud computing. Journal of Health Care Compliance, 19(1), 43–55. Retrieved from

Westling, C. R., Walsh, T., & Nelson, W. A. (2017). Perceived ethics dilemmas among Pioneer accountable care organizations. Journal of Healthcare Management 62(1), 18–27. Retrieved from

Witten, J. A., & Thompson, P. H. (2015). Avoiding qui tam lawsuits by properly handling disgruntled employees. Journal of Health Care Compliance, 17(5), 31–65. Retrieved from

Wittenberg, C. D. (2015). The constitutional framework for public health responses to disease outbreaks. Health Law Litigation, 12(2), 10–11. Retrieved from

Zikhani, R. (2016). Seven-step pathway for preventing errors in healthcare. Journal of Healthcare Management, 61(4), 271–281. Retrieved from

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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