Health Care Markets and Public Policies

Course Code
BE 608
Hours
1.5 hours
Type
Elective
Offered
  • Fall 16 (B)
  • Fall 17 (B)

Health Care Markets and Public Policies --- This course provides an overview of the economics and business of health care. The main focus will be on the financing and delivery of health services in the United States. The analysis of each part of the health care system will include a consideration of basic economic issues, key public policies and current market developments. Particular attention will be paid to health care reform and its implications for consumers, employers, insurers and providers.

Taught By
Thomas Buchmueller
  • Waldo O. Hildebrand Professor of Risk Management and Insurance
  • Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy
  • Chair of Business Economics and Public Policy
Tom Buchmueller is a health economist who is an expert on the economics of health insurance and related public policies. He has done extensive...