HEALTH CARE ECONOMICS
Course level: "Graduate"
"This course focuses on the application of economic theory to the amount, organization, and distribution of health care services in the United States. Students will apply principles such as supply and demand, margin analysis, and cost effectiveness analysis. Students will discuss issues and controversies surrounding the government’s role in financing and regulating health services. Competency A: Analyze the role and applications of economic principles within current health systems. Competency B: Evaluate the application of the tools to address economic issues for health care decision making. Competency C: Assess the impact and evolution of cost containment initiatives within the current health care marketplace and their impact on health care organizations and systems. Competency D: Examine current and future economic challenges in a global health care marketplace."
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What you'll learn
What you’ll learn