Health Policy

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Course No: PUBH.6250-046; SIS Class Nbr: 1953; SIS Term: 2840
Course Status: Open

Course Description

This course provides students with a basic framework for health policy analysis and examines major aspects of U.S. health policy. Detailed consideration and discussion focus on the relationship of national policy to the planning, implementation and funding of healthcare services. The course covers topics such as the healthcare policy environment in the U.S, government-funded healthcare through Medicaid and Medicare, and the Massachusetts healthcare reform.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Students with a CSCE career need permission to take Graduate Level Courses.
  • Special Notes:
  • Section Notes: course ends 8/18/19
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Robert Holmes
  • Textbook Information

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Summer 2019: Jul 08 to Aug 15
  • Chat Hours: Wed 7-8pm*
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1725
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.

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