Economics of Health Care is a growing field and is an important aspect of public policy in developed and developing countries. The provision and production of health care has different characteristics and incentives from other consumer goods making health related markets a unique topic for study. This course is designed to introduce undergraduate students in healthcare fields to Health Economics. A number of topics including: - Basic economic concepts important for the study in health economics - Why health is different from other goods, aspects of the US health care market - Health care in other countries - Health care reform. Class Notes: This is a 100% online class taught by IU Kokomo. No on-campus class meetings are required. A distance education fee may apply; check your campus bursar website for more information. If IU e-Texts are not used for this class, textbooks and other materials are available through at your home campus bookstore. This class is offered as part of a joint academic program. Please consult with your advisor to ensure this class will count toward your degree requirements. This class requires a Distance Education Course Fee. The current rate is $50 per credit hour. Rates are subject to change. Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite for AHSC-H 350 is AHSC-H 301.