Health Care Compliance, Certificate
Students who earn a compliance certificate will have the knowledge and skills necessary to work in a compliance position for a health care entity. Students will understand the various governmental entities which govern the U.S. health system and regulate health care entities. Students will begin to understand the role of law and the legal profession in that system. Students will develop skills necessary to help health care providers and entities comply with a variety of dynamic legal requirements. This certificate does not qualify a student to take a bar examination or prepare a student for the practice of law.
Successful completion of undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution or the equivalent.
Certificate Requirements (15 Hours)
Required Courses (9 Hours)
|LAWH 700||Legal Foundations of the Health Care System I 1||3|
|LAWH 701||Legal Foundations of the Health Care System II||2|
|LAWH 702||Legal Foundations of Health Care System Lab||1|
|LAWH 716||Medicare Compliance for Medical Facilities||3|
|Total Credit Hours||9|
This requirement may be waived if a student has a J.D. degree or equivalent prior legal experience; in substitution, the student will be required to take 3 additional hours of electives.
Elective Courses (6 Hours)
|Select six hours of the following:||6|
|Certificates of Need|
|Medicare Quality Compliance|
|Healthcare Fraud & Abuse Compliance|
|Third Party Billing Compliance|
|HIPAA and Electronic Medical Records Compliance|
|Total Credit Hours||6|