This course will review how health care law is created and promulgated from policy to regulations. Examination of specific laws that govern all health care in the USA will be reviewed as well as discussion of regulatory dynamics the legislative process and regulatory trends in the United States. Emphasis will be placed on strategy development to respond to regulations including advocacy as a response to regulation interpretation and enforcement. Health economics overview will include an explanation of how health care economics are unique in the world of economics and who the major stakeholders are within health care economics including their motivation and reward systems. Given this knowledge strategies will be developed to deal with real and hypothetical challenges facing health care today from a legal and economic perspective.