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HC 4005 - Healthcare Macroeconomics

This course focuses on macro analysis of the current financial state of healthcare in the United States. The interrelationships of value, quality, and price are analyzed. The importance of transparency of quality and its effect on value is articulated. Compensation and payer models are compared including the role of employer benefits, private health insurance plans, Medicare and Medicaid, and various mechanisms used to cover the costs of prescription drugs. Current issues, such as pay for performance, cost saving through prevention, cost shifting, and healthcare for the aging, are discussed.


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Autumn 2017 - Combined/Hybrid Methodologies (CRN - 4930)

Schedule Information

  • CRN: 4930
  • Instructor: Welter, Richard
  • Credits: 4
  • Date/Time: W - 09/13 - 11/17, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Delivery: HYBRID
  • Location: STURM HALL 335 / ONLINE

NOTE: This course is being run in an alternative format.

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This course is being offered in hybrid format. Wednesdays: On campus: 9/13, 9/20, 10/4, 10/11, 10/25, 11/8; Online: 9/27, 10/18, 11/1, 11/15.

A hybrid course means a combination of online and on-campus teaching with at least least six weeks of on-campus instruction and four weeks of online instruction.

Please check Canvas one week before class begins for any pre-class assignments; https://canvas.du.edu

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