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Davenport university HCMG730 full course (all discussion, reflections, case analysis and final assessment)

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Question;Davenport university;HCMG730;Week 1 Discussion Question 1;?Because Congress passed ARRA after passing HIPAA, any;conflicting provisions between the two statues will be governed by the;provisions of ARRA. The two statues can;be reconciled because of a provision in ARRA that states any HIPAA statutory;provision or regulation remains in effect to the extent that it is consistent;with AARA? (McWay, et.al., 2010, p 9).;Discuss two conflicting provision between the two laws not;discussed in the book and explain how the conflict would be resolved. Include a brief explanation of ARRA and;HIPAA.;Week 1 Discussion Question 2;You are the administrator of an;extended care facility and you have received a summons to appear for a;deposition regarding a patient slipped and fall lawsuit in your facility.;In reviewing the methods of discovery;listed in Table 2.5 [page 34 of the textbook], what documents would you bring;to the deposition? Also, how would you [the administrator] personally;prepare for the deposition?;Weekly Reflection Week 1;Reflect on the topics discussed this week;including your thoughts on the legal system and the court system of the United;States.;Remember: this reflection;should be a minimum of 300 words in length.;Week 2 Discussion Question 1;As discussed in the textbook, ?hearsay;is defined as out-of-court statements that are offered to prove the truth of;the matter asserted? (McWay, et.al., 2010, p 50). Explain how ?hearsay?;is defined in relationship to the medical record. Be sure to include how;the party seeking to admit the health record must meet the requirements of;foundation and trustworthiness.;Week 2 Discussion Question 2;You;have just been hired as an administrator for an urgent care clinic. You realize that there is no litigation;response plan in place. What steps;would you take in developing this plan and what topics would you include? Why?;Weekly Reflection Week 2;Reflect on the topics discussed this week;including your thoughts on the "I'm Sorry Statues.;Remember: this reflection;should be a minimum of 300 words in length.;Click on the link to submit your Case Analysis.;Case Study Analysis #1-;Analyze the Legal Case Study: Estate of William Behringer v.;Medical Center at Princeton;Information to get you started is;located in the case study section in the back of the book on page 134. Answer;the three questions listed on page 135. (The first question begins with;1: Do you think that an infected ?).;Also Summarize and give your;analysis of the verdict of the case employing your own opinion. Do you agree;with the verdict? Why or why not?;The case analysis must be a;minimum of 3 References [with in-text citations], and no more than 4 pages. Remember to re-state each question prior to answering.;Week 3 Discussion Question 1;Clarify the differences and;similarities of traditional negligence theory and res ipsa loquitur. Be;sure to include at least two examples of each not discussed in the book.;Week 3 Discussion Question 2;Explain how respondeat superior and;vicarious liability applies to employees of a health care facility.;Include how these doctrines will apply not only to direct care givers but to;office personnel and administration as well.;Weekly Reflection Week 3;Reflect on the topics discussed this week;including your thoughts on governmental immunity.;Remember: this reflection;should be a minimum of 300 words in length.;Click;on the link to submit assignment.;Case Study Analysis;#2-;Analyze;the Legal Case Study: Ybarra;v. Spangard;This case is located in the case study section in the back;of the book on page 17. Answer the;two questions listed on page 18 under the case information (The first;questions begins with 1: Which form of negligence?). Also answer the following question: Summarize;and give your analysis of the verdict of the case employing your own;opinion. Do you agree with the;verdict? Why or why not?;The case analysis must be in APA style, a minimum of 3;References [with in-text citations], and no more than 4 pages. Remember to re-state each question prior to answering.;Week 4 Discussion Question 1;Review each of the ethical concepts and;theories address in Chapter 5. Decide which concept or theory best fits;with your personal point of view. Examine how you have used that concept;or theory in the past and decide how you will use it in the future.;Week 4 Discussion Question 2;Explain the use of the following documents- advance directives;living will and durable power of attorney for health care. Refer to appendix E in the textbook which;includes examples of these documents.;You have been approached by an elderly relative seeking information;about her options in planning for future medical care in the event she is;unable to communicate her wishes or otherwise direct her care. How would you;respond? What options should you provide?;Weekly Reflection Week 4;Reflect on the topics discussed this week;including your thoughts on how ethics have influenced the law.;Remember: this reflection;should be a minimum of 300 words in length.;Case Study Analysis #3-;Analyze the Legal Case Study: A;Question of Futility-Baby K;This case is located in the back of the;book in the case analysis section (there is no page number but it is after page;153). Answer questions 1, 2, 3 and 4 listed under the case;information (the first questions begins with 2: In a time of scarce resources?).;The case;analysis must b a minimum of 3 References [with in-text citations], and no more;than 4 pages. Remember to re-state each;question prior to answering;Week 5 Discussion Question 1;Choose one of the seven major laws that;address fraud and abuse listed in Table 14-1 (DO NOT Choose #6, HIPAA).;Explain the major tenants of the law and apply it to a health care situation.;Week 5 Discussion Question 2;Choose one of the four major fraud;enforcement programs listed in Table 14-3 and explain the tenants of the;program. Apply your chosen fraud enforcement program to a health care;situation. Explain how this fraud enforcement program may stop fraud from;occurring.;Weekly Reflection Week 5;Reflect on the topics discussed this week;including your thoughts on the Whistle-Blowers.;Remember: this reflection;should be a minimum of 300 words in length.;Case Study Analysis;#4-Analyze the Legal Case Study 2: Moving Beyond Simple Conflict of Interest;This case is located in the case analysis section in the;back of the book on page109. Answer;the three questions listed after the case information on page 110 (the;first question begins with1: How do criminal?).;?).Also answer the following question;Summarize and give your analysis;of the verdict of the case employing your own opinion. Do you agree with the verdict? Why or why not?;The case analysis must be in APA;style, a minimum of 3 References [with in-text citations], and no more than 4;pages and re-state;each question prior to answering.;Week 6 Discussion Question 1;??the employer may hire, fire, promote and demote any;employee it chooses as long as there is no employment contract (such as a labor;agreement) or federal, state or local law to the contrary? (McWay, et.al.;2010, p 331). Research and discuss if;there are any federal, state or local laws which will not allow an ?at will?;employee to be hired, fired, promoted or demoted for any reason.;Week 6 Discussion Question 2;Davenport Hospital recently experienced;negative publicity in the Grand Rapids Michigan community because of some;unethical actions taken by three medical coders concerning protected health;information. The hospital subsequently took disciplinary action against those;employees.;Hospital administration has asked you;to serve as part of a task force to address ethical issues in the workplace.;The work product your task force produces will be used to prevent recurrence of;these unethical actions. What areas would you recommend the task force focus on;and why?;Weekly Reflection Week 6;Reflect on the topics discussed this week;including your thoughts on Employee rights.;Remember: this reflection;should be a minimum of 300 words in length.;Week 7 Discussion Question 1;Read ?A Patient?s Bill of Rights?;located in Appendix D on pages 379-382 in the textbook. Summarize this;document then, choose one of the rights listed and apply that to a health care;situation addressed in one of the cases you have reviewed. Be sure to;include any laws which may apply to the situation.;Week 7 Discussion Question 2;Read Legal Case Study 2: Referenced;from Elliot v. Board of Weld County Commissioners located in the Legal Case;Study section in the back of the textbook on page 55.;Do you agree with the verdict against;the inmates? Why or why not? Is there a constitutional right to;smoke? Does this verdict have any application to patients who want to;smoke while admitted to a hospital? Would it matter if the hospital is;owned privately, by a corporation, by a religious institution or by a county?;Weekly Reflection Week 7;Reflect on the last seven [7] weeks of this;class and post your thoughts. Include any epiphanies as well as any drudgery.;Remember: this reflection;should be a minimum of 300 words in length.;Final Assessment [250 Points];Due Day 1 ? Week #7;You are employed in an administrative position at a large;health insurance company. The board of;directors of the company will be instituting a ?get healthy/stay healthy?;clause in their health insurance policies.;This clause would state that all insurance recipients must complete a;health review which will include a complete physical, blood pressure check;cholesterol check, blood glucose check and BMI.;The insurance recipient will be rated utilizing a point system on the;above criteria.;Any health insurance recipient who scores above a certain;number (which may be an indicator of increased probability of health issues);will be required to pay a higher premium (the higher the number, the higher the;premium). This higher insurance premium;will continue until the health insurance recipient reduces their blood;pressure, cholesterol, BMI, etc. and receives a lower rating.;Answer;the following questions-;Can;an insurance company require insurance recipients to pay a different;premium for the same coverage? Is;this legal? If legal, what law or statues takes precedence? If illegal, which law or statue takes;precedence?;Can;the insurance company require the insurance recipient to undergo required;tests? What if the insurance;recipient refuses to comply with the testing requirement?;Is the insurance;company discriminating again the insurance recipients who have heredity or;predisposing health risk factors.;Why or why not? If so, is;this practice ethical?;Is the health insurance company legally;and/or ethically required to offer assistance for insurance recipients who;need to lower their rating? Why?;Why not? Support your opinion.;Please follow;Scoring Grid [Below] for point distribution!;Final AssessmentScoring;Grid;Points Possible;Point Earned;Explanation;Introduction;and Conclusion;20;Can an insurance company require insurance recipients to pay a;different premium for the same coverage?;Is this legal? If legal, what law or statues takes precedence? If illegal, which law or statue takes precedence?;50;Answered EACH aspect of the question;including legality issues. Defends legality conclusion. Incorporated pertinent laws.;Can the insurance company require the insurance recipient to undergo;required tests? What if the insurance;recipient refuses to comply with the testing requirement?;50;Answered EACH aspect of the question;including medical testing and compliance.;Incorporated pertinent laws.;Is the insurance company discriminating again the insurance recipients;who have heredity or predisposing health risk factors. Why or why not? If so, is this practice ethical?;50;Answered EACH aspect of the question;including discrimination and predisposing risk factors. Incorporated pertinent laws.;Is the;health insurance company legally and/or ethically required to offer;assistance for insurance recipients who need to lower their rating? Why? Why not? Support your opinion;50;Answered EACH aspect of the question. Explains;ethical and legal ramifications of requiring insurance recipient testing;Incorporated pertinent laws.;4;References with appropriate in-text citations;10;Grammar;word choice, spelling, punctuation, appropriate page length [5-6],etc.;15;Re-stated;questions [to assist instructor in locating answers];5;TOTAL;250

 

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