Course Description: An overview of healthcare policy in the U.S. Topics include
The U.S. Healthcare System, Insurance, Government Entitlements, Payment Mechanisms
This course provides an introduction to the social, political and economic dimensions of health policy. It examines the accessibility, quality and cost of healthcare in the U.S. through the lens of policymaking and the law. It provides knowledge about the organization of the health care system in the U.S., highlighting both public and private health insurance, pharmaceuticals and devices, healthcare technology, end of life issues and mental healthcare.