Fall 2019 Course Schedule

Health Law (LAW-640-001)
Lindsay Wiley

Meets: 02:00 PM - 04:50 PM (W) - Warren - Room N102

Enrolled: 19 / Limit: 65

Administrator Access


There are no notices at this time.


This course covers the law of health care delivery and financing in the United States with a focus on improving the quality of and access to health care while controlling costs and ensuring respect for individual autonomy and dignity. Topics include: civil liability of health care providers and payers; regulatory and market-based approaches to improving the quality of health care delivery; legal obligations of individual and institutional health care providers to provide care regardless of ability to pay; regulation of private health insurers and self-insuring employers; and Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, coverage, administration, payment, and appeals.

Textbooks and Other Materials

The textbook information on this page was provided by the instructor. Students should use this information when considering purchases from the AU Campus Store or other vendors. Students may check to determine if books are currently available for purchase online.

First Class Readings

Furrow 1-6; 20-26; 135-146; 160-161

  • Katskee v. Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Canterbury v. Spence

  • Troklus & Vacca, “What’s in a Name?” from Compliance 101, 4th ed.
  • HHS OIG, Practical Guidance for Health Care Governing Boards on Compliance Oversight
  • Informed Consent Problem