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Navigating the Regulatory Environment in Health Care




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Course level: Graduate

The learner will explore the diverse and expanding regulatory environment of the health sector. Topics include compliance and privacy, the ethical responsibilities inherent in leading regulatory structures within organizations, the specific laws that dictate privacy and compliance, as well as auditing, monitoring, and corrective action.


This graduate level course requires proof of completion of a Bachelor's degree. Be prepared to provide documentation during the checkout process.

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  • The learner will synthesize the expectations of professionalism in relation to the licensure, accreditation, and ethical leadership of health care entities. 
  • The learner will distinguish between state and federal regulatory frameworks and their impact on compliance oversight and enforcement. 
  • The learner will differentiate among the affiliated regulations, rules, and guidelines of the Affordable Care Act, Medicare fraud and abuse, and HIPAA. 
  • The learner will synthesize the elements of a compliance program, the design of a compliance plan, and the necessary actions to ensure compliance. 


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We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission ( for more than 40 years.

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Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

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Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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