HSAM2100-A Basic Prin Of Health Economics    (Fall 2012)

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Session, Dates: 3 (10/20/2012 - 12/15/2012)

Days: APPT

Time: -

Location: Moon Campus

Room:

Seats Available: APPT

Credits: 3

Course Description

This course will show students how microeconomic principles to health care. Coursework will introduce students to markets and the theory of perfect competition and will apply these concepts to health care markets for the provision of hospital and physician care and to the market for health insurance. Economic and regulatory responses to market breakdown will be explored in the context of consolidated health care firms, the lack of perfect information regarding health care service quality, non-homogeneity of services and barriers to entry into health care markets. Additional topics will include dynamic adjustment in health care markets, the concept of externalities in health care markets, quality issues and quality signals in health care markets and the implications of the erosion of consumer sovereignty.

Prerequisite: HSAM1100

About The Instructor

Joseph J. Angelelli, Ph.D.
Director, Health Services Administration
 Health Services Administration
Assistant Professor of Health Services Administration
 Health Services Administration

angelelli@rmu.edu
412-397-6329 phone
412-397-3977 fax
Benjamin Rush Center 101

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