PAF 9766 Health Care Costs and Financing
3 hours; 3 credits

Description and analysis of health care costs and financing. Key topics include the factors and forces driving health care costs; demand for, operation of and side-effects of health insurance; health care cost-containment techniques; payment for physicians, hospitals and other providers; interaction of health care with the rest of the economy.

Prerequisite or Corequisite: PAF 9130, PAF 9710 or permission of instructor