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ECO 296N - Topic: Who Shall Live? Reforming the American Health Care System

Course Description: This course will examine the United States “health care crisis” and how we might deal with improving the health care system. Topics to be covered will include: the demand and provision for health care; analysis of physician, hospital, nursing home and outpatient care; coverage under health insurance; who gains and who loses in the present system; medical technology and the pharmaceutical industry; the regulation of health care; making health care affordable and available for all. Most importantly we will discuss the recent proposals for health care reform offered by the candidates for the United States President.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial

Economics Department

Course Attributes:
Inquiry and Exploration

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: