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ECO 317 - Health Economics Credits: 3


Introduces the fundamental concepts of health care markets. Transactions among health care providers, insurance companies, government and patients will be examined. Basic tools of economics are introduced to analyze the behavior of consumers, hospitals, insurers, and health care professionals. Topics covered include the demand and supply of health care, health insurance, pharmaceutical industry, quality of care, access to care, competition, reform proposals, and government programs and regulation.

Prerequisite(s): ECO 102   or ECO 113   or HON 166   or permission of department.



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