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Typical Legal Responsibilities of a Healthcare Provider

A healthcare provider’s legal obligations are vast and include several focus areas. This article will cover HIPAA, the Stark Law, the False Claims Act, and the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act. By the end of this article, you’ll know what you need to know to avoid potential liabilities. But how do you ensure your organization’s compliance with these laws?


The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA, governs the protection of health information that a covered entity receives from patients and transmits to third parties. While HIPAA is designed to protect the privacy of patient information,

Law Cases

Healthcare Negligence Cases Law India

Legal Tender Cases, (1870, 1871), two situations decided by the U.S. Supreme Court relating to the power of Congress to authorize government notes not backed by specie as money that creditors had to accept in payment of debts. In Baker case, two male students in University of Minnesota, Richard Baker and J ames Michael McConnell applied for a marriage license in Minneapolis. In cases on maintenance aid in a host State, the Court has upheld a rigid five year residency rule as a required and sufficient signifies to prove integration ( Förster ). A fixed pre-determined requirement protects legal certainty, …