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Policy And Regulation In Health Care

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Contemporary administration requires a thorough understanding of the federal policy and regulatory development process. Students analyze the history of health financing legislation, as well as regulatory implications of both the Medicare and Medicaid programs. This course examines the impact of emerging social, ethical, legal, and political issues on the future of the health care system. Emphasis is on the creation of innovative models of health care delivery. Competency A: Analyze the historical foundations of health policy and its reform in the United States. Competency B: Assess the combined effects of emerging social, ethical, legal, and political forces on health care systems. Competency C: Generate initiatives that address possible gaps in current health care policy and delivery. Competency D: Evaluate the leadership styles, societal variables, and market forces that influence health care policy in the global environment.

This graduate-level course is 8 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 8 weeks

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    Health Care Stakeholders: Payers, Providers, and Patients

    • Competency B: Assess the combined effects of emerging social, ethical, legal, and political forces on health care systems. [Wk 3]
    • Competency C: Generate initiatives that address possible gaps in current health care policy and delivery. [Wk 3]
    • Competency D: Evaluate the leadership styles, societal variables, and market forces that influence health care policy in the global environment. [Wk 3]
    • Competency A: Analyze the historical foundations of health policy and its reform in the United States. [Wk 3]

    Global Perspectives: Future Trends in Health Care and Health Care Policy

    • Competency D: Evaluate the leadership styles, societal variables, and market forces that influence health care policy in the global environment. [Wk 8]
    • Competency A: Analyze the historical foundations of health policy and its reform in the United States. [Wk 8]
    • Competency B: Assess the combined effects of emerging social, ethical, legal, and political forces on health care systems. [Wk 8]
    • Competency C: Generate initiatives that address possible gaps in current health care policy and delivery. [Wk 8]

    Health Care Policy in the US: The Role of Legislation, Regulation, and Outcomes

    • Competency A: Analyze the historical foundations of health policy and its reform in the United States. [Wk 4]
    • Competency B: Assess the combined effects of emerging social, ethical, legal, and political forces on health care systems. [Wk 4]
    • Competency C: Generate initiatives that address possible gaps in current health care policy and delivery. [Wk 4]
    • Competency D: Evaluate the leadership styles, societal variables, and market forces that influence health care policy in the global environment. [Wk 4]

    Social Issues: Effects and Influence on Health Care Policy

    • Competency A: Analyze the historical foundations of health policy and its reform in the United States. [Wk 5]
    • Competency B: Assess the combined effects of emerging social, ethical, legal, and political forces on health care systems. [Wk 5]
    • Competency C: Generate initiatives that address possible gaps in current health care policy and delivery. [Wk 5]
    • Competency D: Evaluate the leadership styles, societal variables, and market forces that influence health care policy in the global environment. [Wk 5]

    Ethical Issues: Considerations and Effects Relating to Health Care

    • Competency A: Analyze the historical foundations of health policy and its reform in the United States. [Wk 6]
    • Competency B: Assess the combined effects of emerging social, ethical, legal, and political forces on health care systems. [Wk 6]
    • Competency C: Generate initiatives that address possible gaps in current health care policy and delivery. [Wk 6]
    • Competency D: Evaluate the leadership styles, societal variables, and market forces that influence health care policy in the global environment. [Wk 6]

    Mental and Public Health Issues and Considerations

    • Competency A: Analyze the historical foundations of health policy and its reform in the United States. [Wk 7]
    • Competency B: Assess the combined effects of emerging social, ethical, legal, and political forces on health care systems. [Wk 7]
    • Competency C: Generate initiatives that address possible gaps in current health care policy and delivery. [Wk 7]
    • Competency D: Evaluate the leadership styles, societal variables, and market forces that influence health care policy in the global environment. [Wk 7]

    Reading Week

    • Competency A: Analyze the historical foundations of health policy and its reform in the United States. [Wk 2]
    • Competency B: Assess the combined effects of emerging social, ethical, legal, and political forces on health care systems. [Wk 2]
    • Competency C: Generate initiatives that address possible gaps in current health care policy and delivery. [Wk 2]
    • Competency D: Evaluate the leadership styles, societal variables, and market forces that influence health care policy in the global environment. [Wk 2]
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