HC 304

Health Care Economics

This course provides an over view of the economics of health care. The various payers are examined, including private, state, and federal entities. The student is exposed to an analytical approach in its treatment of political economics and introduced to the concept of the value of economics in understanding public policy issues that affect the medical services sector and the future economics of health care. Prerequisites: Economics 203. (same as Economics 304). Credit, 3 hours.