College of Public Health students graduating

HA 637

Course Information

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Health Management and Policy

Health Finance

This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of current health economics issues, using economics as a tool to analyze healthcare and healthcare policy. Primary topics covered include the production of and demand for health and medical care; information asymmetries between patients, doctors, and payers; and health care reform. Prerequisites: MHA program status, and an undergraduate principles course in microeconomics, or permission of instructor.