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MPA 773: Health Care Policy

Course Description

This course introduces students to the health care policy environment, the health care policy actors, and the economics underlying the issues and politics of health care. It examines various factors that have shaped health care policy over time in achieving the goals of accessibility, equity, quality, cost containment, and efficient provision and use of health care services. Students will be engaged in the discussion of a variety of critical, contemporary policy issues such as health insurance, Medicare and Medicaid, the increase of medical expenditures, the malpractice crisis, the evolution of managed care, and comparison of other nations’ healthcare systems.

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by Filipova, Anna A last modified Jul 06, 2012 10:10 AM