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ECĀ 306. Health Care Economics. 3 Hours.

This course seeks to apply economic analysis to issues in health care. Students will review the basic tools of economic analysis and discuss the evolving trends and institutional features in the health care industry. Students will then use an economic way of thinking to address contemporary health care issues from an economic perspective. This will include consideration of the supply and demand for health care, hospitals, insurance and managed care, health labor markets, chronic disease, prescription drugs, and government policy.
Prerequisites: EC 210 [Min Grade: C]

School of Public Health

http://catalog.uab.edu/undergraduate/schoolofpublichealth/

...432 , CHHS 491 , DCS 101 , DCS 250 , EC 306 , EPR 350 , EPR 414 , EPR 420...