week 7 portfolio

Assignment: (330 points)

o The portfolio paper covers the array of topics discussed and presented in the course, and is due Saturday of Unit 7. The paper will be evaluated using the Unit Assignments and Portfolio Paper rubric (Appendix A).

o Theme: CORPORATE COMPLIANCE and MAINTAINING ETHICAL BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS

o Prepare the portfolio paper using the following guidelines:

o A minimum of 8 pages not to exceed 12, typed, double-spaced, Times New Roman font,

using APA standard

o Title page, including title of paper, your name, course name and course number, date of

submission (page 1)

o A minimum of 8 pages (pages 2-11)

o Read United States v. Greber and United States v. McClatchey

o Briefly (1 to 2 pages) summarize the facts of the cases

o Answer the following:

o How, if at all, can you distinguish Greber from other instances of payments for

professional services? What if the percentage Dr. Greber paid had not exceeded Medicare

guidelines?

o Hospitals provide perks to physicians such as preferred parking, free meals, and

discounted care for themselves and family. Comment on the legality of such practices.

Where is the “line”? How much is too much? What is the intent of these practices?

o Using online research, locate another case involving payment for referral and compare

and contrast this third case with Greber and McClatchey.

o What effect, if any, do the health care reform laws of 2010 have on these issues? o Include, in your paper, a summary of your application of Paul Tillich’s theology

regarding love, power and justice. Be sure to connect this with the theme of corporate

compliance and maintaining ethical business relationships

o Include in your paper anything else you think to be relevant

o A reference page (page 12)

o A minimum of 6 references are required, including the text, the Holy Bible (the Bible

should not be listed on the reference page), books and articles from academic sources (Net Library), and other periodicals.