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PADM 456  ECONOMIC ISS HLTH SERVICE MGMT

Economic theory as it applies to the delivery of health care services. Economic analysis of major health care problems. Topics include high and rapidly rising costs, inequality, and difficulties of access, and cross cultural differentials in health care indices. Economic concepts and tools used to evaluate the hospital, pharmaceutical, and private insurance industries; the impact of technology on health; and the role of values in health care reform. Fulfills the economics requirement for students in the health services, nonprofit management, and administrative studies concentrations. (3)

Credits:  3

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There are no prerequisites listed for this course.

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