Health law in the United States is created at both the federal and state level through statutes, regulations, executive orders, and case law. Federal and state administrative agencies play a key role in developing and delivering health care services. Health law incorporates many areas of law including administrative, taxation, insurance, contracts and torts.
Navigating health law is complex, and can be challenging for researchers. It might be useful to begin with secondary sources which will provide background information and serve as a guide to the most relevant cases, statutes and regulations.
Typical sub-areas of Health Law include: