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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECON 490 - Economics of Health Policy (3cr.)

Credit(s): 3
Component: Lecture
Theoretical analysis of healthcare issues and policies. Examination of changing relationships between patients, providers, hospitals, insurers, employers, communities and government. Analysis of spending policies, cost containment, hospital competition, care of the elderly, Medicare, Medicaid, managed care regulation, medical malpractice and provider (physician) manpower planning.
Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
PREREQ: One of ECON 251 , ECON 255 , ECON 300  or ECON 301 .
Course Typically Offered: Fall
General Education Objectives:
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