This course focuses on the Organization, financing, and delivery of healthcare in the U.S. It contrasts the private and public sectors and examines the effects of market competition and government regulation. It examines the ways that medical providers are paid, and explores the major issues currently facing physicians, hospitals, and the pharmaceutical industry. It also discusses several potential small-scale and large-scale reforms to the U.S. healthcare system and evaluates their likely effects on healthcare spending, quality of care, and access to care.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): HDS 801
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