HLSC 864 - Health Economics

Description
Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. This course describes the application of economic tools to analyze the operation of markets for health care and insurance. Topics covered include the consumption and costs of health care in the United States, the viewpoints of players in the health care market, and an overview of both supply and demand analysis and cost effectiveness analysis. Complexities of economics unique to health care will be detailed. Further, students will employ these principles in several case studies of current and classic issues in health economics. (Cross-listed with CHP 764)
Credits
3
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2018, Fall 2016
Offered
W
Avg. Class Size
10
Avg. Sections
1