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2018-2019 Augusta University Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Augusta University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECON 3130 - Healthcare Economics and Finance



The aim of this course is to provide students with core capabilities in understanding and applying financial concepts and techniques as well as the principles and tools of healthcare economics to inform the decision making of a health care manager. Topics include: fundamentals of health insurance; the relationship between population health and economics; the cost of chronic diseases and obesity; public sources of healthcare cost data and data sharing; life expectancy and health care decisions; volume-based versus value based payment systems; and the effects of industry consolidation.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3

Grade Mode: Normal, Audit
Prerequisites: MGMT2106 >= C
Repeat Status: No
College Restrictions: Hull College of Business Level Restrictions: Undergraduate Semester
Schedule Type: Lecture, Asynchronous Instruction


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