hcs440 | undergraduate
Economics: The Financing Of Health Care
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Current Economic Trends in Health Care
- Determine the major types of markets associated with health care.
- Describe the influence of government on health care economics.
- Identify the effect of lifestyle choices on the demand for health care services.
Health Care Spending
- Describe the various payment sources and mechanisms in the health care industry.
- Identify the major sources of health care spending.
- Summarize the impact of marketing on health care spending.
- Discuss the effect of heath care spending on supply and demand.
Health Care Resources
- Identify the major health care payers that affect economics.
- Explain the role of heath care providers on economics.
- Describe the utilization of cost-benefit analysis in health care.
- Identify common methods and tools used to address financial and economic challenges in the health care industry.
Future of Economics in Health Care
- Describe the major issues that could have an economic effect on health care in the future.
- Identify the drivers and barriers for health care reform.
An Overview of Health Care Economics
- Define basic health care economic terms.
- Examine the history and evolution of heath care economics.
- Describe the flow of health care funding.
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