Dec 05, 2022  
2021-2022 Academic Bulletin 
2021-2022 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BSAD 640 - Healthcare Economics & Policy

Credits: 3
This course is designed to provide students with economic tools and theories that will help them to understand and analyze various issues related to the provision and consumption of healthcare services, as well as the interaction between the three types of agents (consumers, private and public healthcare insurers and providers) in the market of healthcare and how it affects the price setting, costs, demand and supply of healthcare services. It also provides an understanding of the US healthcare system, in its functioning, efficiency and limits and how it differs from some other healthcare systems. Healthcare policies overtime will be analyzed and discussed in the context of their economic impact with a particular attention to the Affordable Care Act, as well as the years ahead. Some other specific issues involving physician’s shortage and its economic impact, nurses, competition, the pharmaceutical industry will be discussed and analyzed.

Grade Mode: Normal (A-F,I,W)
Schedule Type: Lecture, Interactive Online
College Code: CPS

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