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DHA/722

Healthcare

Policy and Regulation in Health Care

Online

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$2,430

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Please Note: Attendance and participation are mandatory in all University courses, and specific requirements may differ by course. If attendance requirements are not met, a student may be removed from the course. Please review the Course Attendance Policy in the Catalog for more information.

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Course level: Doctorate Courses

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.

Prerequisites

This doctorate level course requires proof of completion of a Master's degree. Be prepared to provide documentation during the checkout process.

Required materials

Additional course materials not included in the resource fee, are required or recommended for this course. Please review course material information.

You can order your textbooks from the University bookstore.

Please Note: Attendance and participation are mandatory in all University courses, and specific requirements may differ by course. If attendance requirements are not met, a student may be removed from the course. Please review the Course Attendance Policy in the Catalog for more information.

University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses. While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

  • Competency A: Analyze the historical foundations of health policy and its reform in the United States. [Wk 1]
  • Competency B: Synthesize the combined effects of emerging social, economic, ethical, legal, and political forces on health care systems. [Wk 1]
  • Competency C: Critique initiatives that address possible gaps in current health care policy and delivery. [Wk 1]
  • Competency D: Assess the leadership styles, societal variables, and market forces that influence health care policy in the global environment. [Wk 1]

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

  • Competency A: Analyze the historical foundations of health policy and its reform in the United States. [Wk 3]
  • Competency B: Synthesize the combined effects of emerging social, economic, ethical, legal, and political forces on health care systems. [Wk 3]
  • Competency C: Critique initiatives that address possible gaps in current health care policy and delivery. [Wk 3]
  • Competency D: Assess 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 4]
  • Competency B: Synthesize the combined effects of emerging social, economic, ethical, legal, and political forces on health care systems. [Wk 4]
  • Competency C: Critique initiatives that address possible gaps in current health care policy and delivery. [Wk 4]
  • Competency D: Assess the leadership styles, societal variables, and market forces that influence health care policy in the global environment. [Wk 4]

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

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

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

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

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