This course is an in-depth study of health economics. The course emphasizes applying microeconomic theory to studying the behavior of diverse economic agents in the healthcare market, such as patients, physicians, hospitals, and insurance companies. The course also examines the evolution of the healthcare industry in the U.S. and analyzes government policies like Medicare, Medicaid, and the Affordable Care Act.

Lecture Hours: 3.00 Lab Hours: 0Total Hours: 3.00