The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Health Law

Hardcover | December 30, 2016

EditorI. Glenn Cohen, Allison Hoffman, William M. Sage

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The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Health Law covers the breadth and depth of health law, with contributions from the most eminent scholars in the field. The Handbook paints with broad thematic strokes the major features of American healthcare law and policy, its recent reforms including theAffordable Care Act, its relationship to medical ethics and constitutional principles, and how it compares to the experience of other countries. It explores the legal framework for the patient experience, from access through treatment, to recourse (if treatment fails), and examines emerging issuesinvolving healthcare information, the changing nature of healthcare regulation, immigration, globalization, aging, and the social determinants of health. This Handbook provides valuable content, accessible to readers new to the subject, as well as to those who write, teach, practice, or make policyin health law.

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The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Health Law covers the breadth and depth of health law, with contributions from the most eminent scholars in the field. The Handbook paints with broad thematic strokes the major features of American healthcare law and policy, its recent reforms including theAffordable Care Act, its relationship to medical eth...

I. Glenn Cohen is Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, and Director of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics. He is one of the world's leading experts on the intersection of bioethics (or medical ethics), and the law, as well as health law. Professor Cohen is the author of more than 80 articles a...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:1216 pages, 9.75 × 6.75 × 0.98 inPublished:December 30, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199366527

ISBN - 13:9780199366521

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"This Handbook offers a comprehensive analysis of the changing landscape of American healthcare.The chapter authors capably describe and explain the new legal dynamics of health care in both the public and private sectors, and the editors pull together in one volume a range of informedviewpoints on what has changed in health law and what changes to look for in the future. Our understanding of American health care, a unique social sector with a huge impact on our population and economy as well as significant global ramifications, is greatly advanced by this Handbook." (From theForeword) --Kathleen G. Sebelius