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HSC4230 U.S. Health Care System and Health Policy

Course Description

Health care delivery systems must adjust to social forces in society such as rising expectation, population aging, increasing prevalence of disability and dynamic population changes over time due to immigration.  This course provides an introduction to the U.S. health "system" and together we will examine the components and characteristics of the U.S. health care system and explore current issues confronting the system, as well as potential means for resolving these issues.

Prerequisite

COR3100, COR3146, HSC4105

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