This guide helps you protect your rights as a patient, deal with health insurance, HMOs
and Medicare, and understand the full range of issues where health care and law meet.
Readers will find easy-to-understand information covering traditional topics such as
vaccinations and nursing homes to more recent areas such as reproductive technology.
Sidebars throughout the book give readers practical tips, warnings about potential
pitfalls, important steps to take, definitions of legal and medical terms, and
lawyers' responses to frequently asked questions.