Unit outcome(s) addressed in this Assignment:
Course outcome assessed/addressed in this Assignment:
HA525-1: Illustrate legal principles and laws that affect professional and administrative decisions found in health care services.
HA525-2: Analyze conflict between cost, access, and quality of care as it relates to legal parameters.
HA525-3: Evaluate inherent limitations to the delivery of health care due to legal mandates.
HA525-4: Contrast the roles of legislatures, regulators, and the courts in health care services.
HA525-5: Evaluate how the law of contract and malpractice mold health care delivery.
Much of this course is dedicated to educating you, the student, about compliance with quality standards. It is important to understand that compliance extends to every phone call, computer entry, claim submission, patient contact, visit, provider interaction, nursing care and so on. For this, your Final project, you will prepare a report about the role of the Joint Commission (JC).
To begin, please visit the Joint Commission website:
Source: The Joint Commission: The Joint Commission. Retrieved from http://www.jointcommission.org/
Additional research will be necessary. Please visit the KU library for your research.