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Healthcare Compliance Concentration

FIU Law’s Juris Master with a concentration in Healthcare Compliance is designed for the working professional and taught by industry leaders, regulators, and faculty whom are all experts in their respective fields.

Healthcare Compliance Concentration Application


Core Curriculum (17 credits)*:

  • Contracts and Business Law (4 credits)
  • Introduction to American Law (3 credits)
  • Introduction to Regulatory Compliance (4 credits)
  • Legal Analysis and Writing (3 credits)
  • Torts and Criminal Wrongs (3 credits)

Concentration Curriculum (13 credits)*:

Medicare and Medicaid Law (3 credits)

Provides students with a fundamental understanding of the Medicare and Medicaid programs and the practical skills for using this information to serve their clients. Examines the purpose and design of Medicare and Medicaid; the Medicare and Medicaid vocabulary; and the criteria for eligibility and enrollment in these programs.

Regulation of Medical Institutions (4 credits)

Exposes students to a variety of commercial transactions prevalent in the health care industry. Through a review of the case law, statutes and regulations applicable to health care providers, the course will focus on health care as a regulated commercial enterprise. Students will begin an in-depth study of negotiated health care transactions, beginning with an examination of the fundamental elements of the acquisition process and an analysis of the tax, antitrust, regulatory and successor liability considerations.

Public Health and the Law (3 credits)

A survey of numerous topics, including national health care programs, health care financing, reimbursement, licensing and accreditation, hospital organization, physician and patient autonomy, antitrust law, quality of care and medical malpractice, and ethical issues related to availability of health care and services.

Regulation of Health Insurance (3 credits)

Explores the obligations of large and small employers with respect to health insurance, with particular attention paid to the Affordable Care Act. The course covers employer liability under the ACA and the specific ways the Act impacts access, quality, cost, and tax implications. The course provides a general understanding of the US health care system and the challenges of health care reform in relation to employer compliance with health insurance regulations.

*Course offerings as of April 2019; subject to change

Fall 2020 JM Healthcare Compliance

*All classes are designed for non-lawyers. Class names, and schedule are subject to change.

The tuition for the one-year program is $24,726.30*. Financial Aid is available.

*Plus university fees. A customary incremental increase in fees can be expected for the 2020-2021 academic year.