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Course Description:

Study the origins, changes and current status of the major programs that provide for the delivery, financing and regulation of health care services in the public and private sectors. Explore how these programs shape the activities of health service providers, payors and interest groups and how each attempts to influence the activities of the program managers. Provides a foundation for further study of the major issues of accessibility, cost and regulation of health services as they relate to policy, management and economic considerations.

Students will be required to complete the following assignments for this course: two written assignments and a research assignment.

Suggested: strong writing skills.

This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Lower Level
Credits: 4
Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Spring 2. Summer. Fall 1. Fall 2.

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