HCM 194 - Healthcare Financing
This course will present the United States’ health care system from a cost perspective. Students examine the history of health care costs in the U.S., the nature of competition, the characteristics of the market for medical services that influence competition, and the implications of these factors on the health care sector of our economy. Special emphasis will be placed on the most current legislation and administrative proposals/enactments.
Prerequiste: HCM 193 Introduction to U.S. Healthcare Systems or permission of instructor
3 Class Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Be familiar with health care financing policy development and the implementation of these processes.
2. Understand the size and scope of the health care financing system in the United States and its comparison to other countries.
3. Understand the differences and similarities in the public and private financing components of the health care system and the different reimbursements of various provider categories.
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