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PA 8760  THE U.S. HEALTH CARE SYSTEM (3 credits)

Overview of the U.S. health and medical care delivery system. Topics are covered from a historical, economic, sociological, and policy perspective and include the following: social values in health care; need, use, and demand for services; providers of health systems; public and private payment systems; alternative delivery systems; and models from other countries.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Not open to non-degree graduate students.