This course describes and analyzes the healthcare delivery system in the U.S. You will gain an understanding of the health policy process and how healthcare is financed. Organizational structures of institutions and professional groups are assessed. Actions taken by employers, insurers, consumers, and government, and the effects on physicians and provider organizations are analyzed.
Note: for master's students enrolled in the Leadership of Healthcare Organizations program ONLY. For more information please see our program website: lhco.ucsd.edu.
Course Number: LHCO-215
Credit: 2.00 unit(s)