Regulations are legal requirements with which industries need to comply for meeting policy/operational standards. In health care, there are emerging rules and regulations that control medical, insurance, and pharmaceutical platforms, and others. In this chapter, a few of these regulations and acts are discussed, including their influence on the healthcare industry.

Policies that Promote/Restrict Health and Wellness/Health Care

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) encourages employers and employees to reduce workplace hazards. Healthcare workers face a variety of health and safety risks related to chemical and drug exposures.1 The primary threat to employees in health care is diseases that are airborne or infectious ...

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