MSB 386

Healthcare Finance

Business Marriott School of Business

Course Description

Exploration of the background, stakeholders, principles, and complexity of the U.S. healthcare payment system to give students insights into systems thinking, managerial concepts, market trends, and the overlay of government regulation and policy of a multi-trillion dollar industry.

When Taught

Winter

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Health insurance knowledge

Learning Outcome

Participate knowledgeably in an employer's health insurance decision.

Title

Policy challenges

Learning Outcome

Articulate public policy challenges in healthcare from multiple perspectives.

Title

Policy evaluation

Learning Outcome

Evaluate health policy proposals based on their merits and likely impact.

Title

Health insurance functional areas

Learning Outcome

Identify major functional areas of health insurance and the management challenges associated with each.

Title

Policy statements

Learning Outcome

Negotiate and draft policy statements.