Regulatory Environment in Health Care
For this discussion, please refer to the list on pages 362-363 in the text. This list presents both governmental and non-governmental agencies that oversee a real hospital (as of 1989). Discuss what this list implies by addressing each of the points below.
What effects does this reality have on the administration of the hospital?
What financial impact does it have?
How would it impact patient care, directly or indirectly?
How would this affect health care cost and pricing? Other matters?
Read also the footnote on page 384. If you were a New York hospital administrator, what affect do you think these regulatory agencies and review would have on your hospital – on your functioning as an administrator?
Hall, M. A., Bagley, N., & Orentlicher, D. (2018b). The Law of Health Care Finance and Regulation (Aspen Select) (4th ed.). Wolters Kluwer.