PAM 2350

PAM 2350

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.

Introduction to the U.S. health care system. Covers the interrelatedness of health services, the financing of health care, and the key stakeholders in health care delivery, including regulators, physicians, hospitals, health plans, employers, the pharmaceutical/biotech and medical device industries, and consumers. Describes the history and organization of health care, behavioral models of utilization, issues of health care reform, and current trends. Provides an overview of key policy issues, including the uninsured, the rising cost of medical care, the value of medical care, and inadequate or variable quality of care.

When Offered Fall.

  • Understanding the objectives and behavior of the key stakeholders in the U.S. health care system: payers, insurers, providers, and suppliers
  • Apply basic economic reasoning to examine health policy proposals.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15023 PAM 2350   LEC 001