2017-2018 Graduate and Professional Studies Programs 
    
    Jun 17, 2024  
2017-2018 Graduate and Professional Studies Programs [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HCA 6130 - Comparative Healthcare Systems


This course will cover the major models for provision and financing of health care used in America, with a couple of international cases for comparison. Students will learn to analyze the advantages and disadvantages of various ways of organizing and financing health care and to evaluate health policies according to a range of criteria for cost, quality and equity. The course will also examine a number of health care policy issues facing the United States such as rising health care costs, quality of health care services, financing of the health care system, adoption of new technologies, and the role of the public and private sectors in providing health care. (4 credits)



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