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MMHA 5300 Law, Ethics, and Policy in Healthcare Administration: Welcome & Course Readings

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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.

MMHA 5300 Course Readings

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Antos, J. R. (2014). Health care reform after the ACA. The New England Journal of Medicine, 370(24), 2259–2261.

Baicker, K., Taubman, S. L., Allen, H. L., Bernstein, M., Gruber, J. H., Newhouse, J. P., & ... Finkelstein, A. N. (2013). The Oregon experiment effects of Medicaid on clinical outcomes. The New England Journal Of Medicine, 368(18), 1713–1722. 

Brill, S. (2013). Bitter pill. Time, 181, 16–55.

Crowley, R. A., & Golden, W. (2014). Health policy basics: Medicaid expansion. Annals Of Internal Medicine, 160(6), 423–426.

Crowley, R. A., & Tape, T. G. (2013). Health policy basics: Health insurance marketplace. Annals of Internal Medicine, 159(11), 784–786.

Enck, G. (2014). Six-step framework for ethical decision making. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy 2014, 19(1), 62-64.
Note: not required for WMBA 6604 or MGMT 6604

Ginsberg, M. (2015). Informed consent and the differential diagnosis: How the law overestimates patient autonomy and compromises. Wayne Law Review, 60(2), 349–394.

Hamel, M. B., Blumenthal, D., Stremikis, K., & Cutler, D. (2013). Health care spending—A giant slain or sleeping? The New

Kullgren, J. T., Duey, K. A., & Werner, R. M. (2013). A census of state health care price transparency websites. JAMA, 309(23), 2437–2438.

Long, S. K., Stockley, K., & Nordahl, K. W. (2012). Coverage, access, and affordability under health reform: learning from the Massachusetts model. INQUIRY: The Journal of Health Care Organization, Provision, and Financing, 49(4), 303–315.

Lorenzoni, L., Belloni, A., & Sassi, F. (2014). Health care expenditure and health policy in the USA versus other high-spending OECD countries. The Lancet, 384(9937), 83–92.

Miller E. A. (2012). The Affordable Care Act and long-term care: Comprehensive reform or just tinkering around the edges? Journal of Aging and Social Policy, 24(2), 101–117.

Nelson, W. A., Taylor, E., & Walsh, T. (2014). Building an ethical organizational culture. Health Care Manager, 33(2), 158–164.

Oberlander, J. (2010, June 29). Long time coming: Why health reform finally passed. Health Affairs, 29(6), 1112–1116.

Pouke, M., & Häkkilä, J. (2013). Elderly healthcare monitoring using an avatar-based 3D virtual environment. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 10(12), 7283–7298.

Schoen, C, et al. (2013). Access, affordability and insurance complexity are often worse in the United States compared to ten other countries. Health Affairs, 32(12), 2205–2215.

Schwamm, L. H. (2014). Telehealth: Seven strategies to successfully implement disruptive technology and transform health care. Health Affairs, 33(2), 200–206.

Shortell, S. M., Wu, F. M., Lewis, V. A., Colla, C. H., & Fisher, E. S. (2014). A taxonomy of accountable care organizations for policy and practice. Health Services Research, 49(6), 1883–1899.

Sinaiko, A. D., & Rosenthal, M. B. (2011). Increased price transparency in health care: Challenges and potential effects. New England Journal of Medicine, 364(10), 891–894.

Sisko, A., Truffer, C. J., Keehan, S. P., Poisal, J. A., Clemens, M. K., et al. (2010). National health spending projections: The estimated impact of reform through 2019. Health Affairs, 29(10), 1933–1941.

Sommers, B. D., & Epstein, A. M. (2013). U.S. governors and the Medicaid expansion: No quick resolution in sight. New England Journal of Medicine, 368(6), 496–499.

Sommers, B. D., Arntson, E., Kenney, G. M., & Epstein, A. M. (2013). Lessons from early Medicaid expansions under health reform: Interviews with Medicaid officials. Medicare & Medicaid Research Review, 3(4), E1–E19.

Tunson, J. (2014, January). What does the law say to good Samaritans? A review of good Samaritan statutes in 50 states and on US airlines. Journal of Emergency Medicine, 46(1), 153.

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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