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2020-2021 University Catalog 
2020-2021 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HA 701 - Introduction to Health Delivery and Administration

This course discusses the broad structures and functions of the U.S. health system with careful examination of services, cost, and quality of healthcare. Students will gain a thorough appreciation for the evolution of our healthcare system through time, as a function of U.S. values, scientific discovery, and world events. The curriculum will provide an overview of a wide array of features of the U.S. healthcare system such as long-term care, public health, healthcare financing, the healthcare workforce, technology, and managed care. Further, students will gain deeper understanding of major historical healthcare policies impacting our current delivery system, the current status of provisions of the Affordable Care Act, and the future of healthcare reform.

Credits: 3