Oct 04, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MGMT 316 - Health Economics

(3 credits)
This course is designed to study the economics of medical care, including the demand for and supply of health care services; the production, distribution, financing, institutional structure and mechanism of the delivery systems; the problems associated with various alternative delivery systems; the market for medical human resources, such as physicians, nurses, and other health-related professions; the growth and pressures exerted by third-party payers; and the market for health insurance. The role of government planning and regulation of the medical care industry is also studied, with particular emphasis being given to an economic analysis of the major proposals to restructure the U.S. medical care system. Prerequisite(s):   and/or  .