Health Care Legal Environment - HCM 406

This course provides a description of the legal framework in which Health Care Services operate.The course focuses on the national legislation at the level of the Ministry of Health, the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) and the Ministry of Labor to focus on citizens’ rights, patients’rights and the duties, responsibilities and obligations of health care professionals, complemented with an overview of the laws surrounding the activities of private health care insurance providers. Professional orders will also be covered to complete the review at the local level. Moe globally, the course will investigate the statutes of the United Nations World Health Organization and its relationship with national Health Care Services entities. Ethical issues will be discussed to emphasize the particular nature of Health Care provision.