Course Catalog » Policy Law 203A

Subject: Policy Law
Course Number: 203A
Course Title: US Healthcare System and the Law, Part 1
Units: 3
School: Graduate Division
Department: Health Policy and Law Program

Course Description: Students will explore the structure of the U.S. health care system by examining the legal, financial and political forces that impact employer sponsored insurance, the business of healthcare delivery and individual private insurance. Students will explore in depth the tension from a legal and policy perspective of attempting to accomplish the “triple aim” of improving quality and improving access, while stabilizing or reducing costs.
Prerequisites: Enrollment in the MS HPL program
Restrictions: Only students enrolled in the MS HPL program can enroll in Policy Law courses
Activities: Seminar, Web-based course work

Instructor of Record: R. Cochran
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Summer
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade
Graduate Division course: Yes
Is this a web-based online course? Yes
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No