Course Catalog » Policy Law 205

Subject: Policy Law
Course Number: 205
Course Title: Health Economics
Units: 3
School: Graduate Division
Department: Health Policy and Law Program

Course Description: This course focuses on economic principles and how they shape people's and organizations' interactions regarding health care. Rapid growth in spending on health services has raised alarm in some countries, including the United States. This course is designed so students understand the underlying drivers of health care purchasing and spending, and to lay the foundation for analyzing proposed health policies.
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: J. Spetz
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall
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