ECON 565 - HEALTH ECONOMICS
Long Title: HEALTH ECONOMICS
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Credit Hours: 3
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Must be enrolled in one of the following Class(es):
Description: Application of empirical and theoretical economic models to health and healthcare. Includes production, cost, demand and supply factors; methods of payment and effects of regulation. Topics include optimal design of health insurance markets, cost-benefit analysis of healthcare technologies, econometric evaluation of government regulations and reimbursement in the healthcare sector, and testing of hypothesis that explain rising prices and costs of healthcare. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ECON 481. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ECON 565 if student has credit for ECON 481.