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Contracts and Antitrust Protocols

Please respond to the following: Answers need to be just about 2 paragraphs

* From the scenario, differentiate between the concepts of criminal law, antitrust, and health care as they apply to U.S. health law in the 21st Century. Conceptualize the primary ways in which these laws apply to U.S. health care administrators.

Analyze the general transition of U.S. health laws based on criminal misconduct in health care to the creation of contract laws, as predicated within the Sherman Antitrust Act. Evaluate the efficacy of the measures that the new contracts in question afford, and rationalize whether or not these improvements have provided optimal solutions to today's complex concerns of integrity in health care performance.

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* From the scenario, differentiate between the concepts of criminal law, antitrust, and health care as they apply to U.S. health law in the 21st Century. Conceptualize the primary ways in which these laws apply to U.S. health care administrators.

The epidemic of price fixing schemes that has been prevalent within the healthcare industry has been around since at least 1976 as the use of physician fraud and monopolization in an attempt to thwart competition by denying reimbursement started the initial federal antitrust Agencies that sought to stem an epidemic of price-fixing schemes that have plagued the healthcare industry since the creation of HMOs in the mid-70s. The boundary between permissible physician collaboration and illegal cartelization has ...

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This solution of 460 words discusses contracts and antitrust protocols based on the criminal aspects of healthcare in the U.S. such as price-fixing schemes. It also looks at how federal regulators minimize such behavior. All references used are included.

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