Discussion - 3 hours. The course addresses law and policy issues in health care financing and access to health care. Course materials and discussion will draw from current events as well as case law, statutes and regulations. Likely topics include the Affordable Care Act and challenges to it, alternative health care payer systems, including single-payer proposals, and role of civil rights law in leveraging access to health care, and the implications of religious freedom protections on health care access.
Final Assessment: Exam.