Health Law: Cases, Materials and Problems

Health Law: Cases, Materials and Problems


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Thirty-five years ago, the first edition of this Health Law casebook quite literally defined the subject of Health Law in the United States. Today this book, cited by the United States Supreme Court and a host of other courts, remains the leading Health Law casebook in American law schools.

The new 9th edition provides up-to-date coverage of the field in all of its complexity, while retaining the substantially slimmed-down size of the prior edition. The book offers new cases, statutory materials, and classroom-tested problems, along with succinct and sharpened notes, comments, charts, and other teaching materials. It is fully up-to-date as of mid-2021, including the many issues raised by the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be supplemented by a regularly updated website and, if appropriate, printed supplements.

This new edition centers the broader goal of a more just and equitable health care system. It incorporates issues of equity and justice throughout the overarching organization that health law teachers and students found so helpful in the prior editions. In this new edition, Chapter One considers health law and policy as part of a larger framework that encompasses justice and equity movements, and it reimagines traditional concerns of cost, access, quality, and choice in this framework.



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Health Law and Policy

Health Law: Cases, Materials and Problems