May 28, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PT 731 - Professional Issues - Health Policy and Administration

(2 credit)
This seminar will study the health care delivery system as it relates to the practicing physical therapist. It will introduce concepts of traditional health care delivery in the United States as a foundation to the development of health care in response to changes in technology, funding, legal and social structures and policies. Non-traditional health care environments and health care delivery in other countries will be addressed. Students will be introduced basic elements of healthcare financing and reimbursement systems. Specific emphasis will be on analysis and understanding of the impact of current health care reform initiatives on delivery of physical therapy services. Spring.