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Health Law

The promotion and preservation of U.S. public health is the focus of this guide.


JACOB, the Library's catalog, can be used to locate additional print and online materials on health law issues. 


Written by legal scholars and practitioners, treatises provide current, in-depth analysis and commentary on an area of health law.  Search JACOB, the Library's catalog, to locate treatises which discuss health law and related issues. For example:

PLI Plus

PLI Plus is the Practising Law Institute's eBook platform for its course handbooks, treatises, answer books, legal forms, and program transcripts.

Government Reports

Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Reports
CBO prepares projections of federal health care spending under current law and analyzes proposals that would change federal health care policies.

U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) Reports
GAO provides Congress, the heads of executive agencies, and the public with timely, fact-based, non-partisan information that can be used to improve the management of government programs.