The Law and Leadership in Healthcare Administration Certificate consists of the following required four core courses, listed in sequential order. Participants must complete all four courses in order to receive the Mitchell Hamline Certificate in Law and Leadership in Healthcare Administration.
Healthcare Organization, Regulation, and Compliance
This course will provide an overview of the structure, organization, and regulation of healthcare in the United States. This course will also review the structure and regulation of private health insurance coverage at the state and federal levels, as well as Medicare and Medicaid, and provide an overview of healthcare law compliance. In addition, this course will cover how the federal and state governments seek to prevent fraud and abuse in Medicare and Medicaid.
Healthcare Cybersecurity and Privacy Law
This course surveys the cybersecurity and privacy law landscape, focusing primarily on federal privacy laws in the healthcare sector. In addition, this course will introduce participants to the tenets of information security and information privacy risk management including common frameworks for identifying, treating, and managing risk.
Healthcare Financial Management and Optimization
This course will explore the organization and finance of healthcare entities such as hospitals and long-term care facilities. In addition, this course will examine coding, billing, and the revenue cycle of healthcare and discuss emerging payment models.
Healthcare Innovation, Strategic Planning, and Leadership
This course will examine new trends in healthcare innovation such as emerging technology, treatment options, methods of delivery, and business practices. This course will explore leadership and dispute resolution strategies. In addition, this course will review the process of strategic planning, decision making, and driving organizational change.