Annals of Health Law
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Open Access journal
ISSN (Print) 1075-2994
Published by Loyola University of Chicago [4 journals]
- Retail Medical Clinics: Increasing Access to Low Cost Medical Care Amongst
a Developing Legal Environment
Authors: Kristin E. Schleiter
PubDate: Tue, 22 Apr 2014 06:16:30 PDT
- Closing the Gap between Courts and Social Agencies - The Judge's
Authors: Francois J. Godbout
PubDate: Fri, 06 Sep 2013 07:50:36 PDT
- Children's Rights to Equality: Protection versus Paternalism
Authors: Colleen Sheppard
PubDate: Fri, 06 Sep 2013 07:50:35 PDT
- Child Sexual Abuse Prosecutions in Canada: A Measure of Progress
Authors: Nicholas Bala
PubDate: Fri, 06 Sep 2013 07:50:34 PDT
- Recent Canadian Developments in the Treatment of Children and Their
Evidence in Criminal Sexual Abuse Cases
Authors: Alison Harvison Young
PubDate: Fri, 06 Sep 2013 07:50:33 PDT
- Comparative Health Law
Authors: Annals of Health Law
PubDate: Fri, 06 Sep 2013 07:50:32 PDT
- Using Good Samaritan Acts to Provide Access to Health Care for the Poor: A
Authors: Bridget A. Burke
Abstract: Some states are providing immunity to those willing to voluntarily provide health care for the poor. The proposal is a modest and questionable step toward solving the health care access dilemma.
PubDate: Fri, 06 Sep 2013 07:50:29 PDT
- AIDS in the Healthcare Workplace: Rights and Responsibilities
Authors: Carol J. Gerner
Abstract: With the increasing spread of AIDS and HIV courts are confronted with the task of balancing the need of public disclosure of a healthcare worker's HIV status against that individual's right to privacy.
PubDate: Fri, 06 Sep 2013 07:50:28 PDT
- Whether a Generic Defect Is a Disability under the Americans with
Disabilities Act: Preventing Genetic Discrimination by Employers
Authors: Charles B. Gurd
Abstract: The Americans with Disabilities Act will not protect all forms of discrimination based upon one's genetic make up. Legislation is needed to prevent genetic discrimination.
PubDate: Fri, 06 Sep 2013 07:50:26 PDT
- Physician Credentialing in Managed Care
Authors: Alan Bloom
Abstract: The managed care industry is increasingly using physician credentialing when seeking health care providers. The credentialing process must be conducted in a manner that meets the goals of the managed care program.
PubDate: Fri, 06 Sep 2013 07:50:24 PDT
- Antitrust in the Early 1990's: Challenges to New Competitive
Authors: Alan P. Sherbrooke
Abstract: The early 1990's brought a number of cases that raise challenges to new competitive strategies. As health care providers seek to gain a competitive advantage, courts are being asked to review practices under antitrust laws.
PubDate: Fri, 06 Sep 2013 07:50:23 PDT
- Internal Revenue Service General Counsel's Memorandum Threatens Tax
Exemption for Charitable Hospitals
Authors: David W. Ball
Abstract: A recent memorandum from the General Counsel of the Internal Revenue Service changes the standard against which tax exempt entities will be measured, which change can adversly affect charitable hospitals' tax exempt status. In addition, the memorandum makes clear that a violation of the Anti-Kickback statute, discussed in Mr. Aaron's article, is inconsistent with tax exempt status.
PubDate: Fri, 06 Sep 2013 07:50:20 PDT
- Application of the Medicare and Medicaid Anti-Kickback Statute to Business
Arrangements between Hospitals and Hospital-Based Physicians
Authors: Hugh E. Aaron
Abstract: Hospitals and hospital-based physicians enter into a variety of agreements. Given the recent advisory memorandum from the Inspector General of Health and Human Services and a recent administrative decision, these arrangements may violate the Medicare Anti-Kickback statute.
PubDate: Fri, 06 Sep 2013 07:50:19 PDT
- Patching the Patchwork Quilt: "Reforming" the Medicaid Program - The
Medicaid Program - The Medicaid Voluntary Contribution and
Provider-Specific Tax Amendments of 1991
Authors: Michael O. Spivey
Abstract: Congress modified the Medicaid program by restricting states' sources of funding, capping payments to certain hospitals, and altering the relationship between the states and the federal government. While the legislation puts to rest an ongoing dispute between the state and federal governments, it does not improve access to or quality of care nor address fundamental problems with the Medicaid program; it is simply another patch to the patch-work quilt called Medicaid.
PubDate: Fri, 06 Sep 2013 07:50:17 PDT
- Legal and Policy Aspects of Home Care Coverage
Authors: S. Mitchell Weitzman
Abstract: Home health care is a compassionate, cost-effective, and practical alternative for some individuals who require long-term or constant care. However, the coverage of home health care costs is far from comprehensive under the Medicare, Medicaid, and private pay systems. A uniform and comprehensive coverage system is necessary.
PubDate: Fri, 06 Sep 2013 07:50:16 PDT
Authors: John D. Blum
PubDate: Fri, 06 Sep 2013 07:50:15 PDT
- Ambulatory Care and Healthcare Reform
Authors: Irene Fraser
Abstract: The escalating costs of inpatient care have resulted in the increased utilization of outpatient facilities and home care. As the sites of care proliferate, the system of healthcare delivery must be integrated so that healthcare provision is both cost-effective and safe.
PubDate: Thu, 05 Sep 2013 13:35:32 PDT
- The Allocation of Healthcare Resources in the National Health Service in
England: Professional and Legal Issues
Authors: John H. Tingle
Abstract: Although Britain's National Health Service has implemented a number of reforms designed to improve the quality of care in a cost-effective manner, healthcare litigation in the United Kingdom continues to increase. Resource shortages have prompted many patients to bring legal actions against the National Health Service in an attempt to compel a resource allocation, while other patients have sued their physician for negligence in providing a healthcare service.
PubDate: Thu, 05 Sep 2013 13:35:30 PDT
- The Right to Health Care in the United States
Authors: Kenneth R. Wing
Abstract: An analysis of the history of constitutional interpretation in the United States reveals that any right Americans have to health care is a political rather than constitutional right.
PubDate: Thu, 05 Sep 2013 13:35:29 PDT