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2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin
Appalachian State University
  Feb 23, 2018
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin

HCM 5610 - Health Economics (3)

When Offered: Fall
This course is designed to provide the fundamental principles of economic concepts and evaluation methods as applied to the health care setting. Topics include: the role of prices, equity and efficiency, the production of health, the demand for health care, health insurance theory, the demand for health insurance, the market for physicians’ services, production and cost of health care in hospitals and nursing homes, labor issues, and cost effectiveness analysis.
Prerequisite: Admission to the MHA program or permission of the instructor.