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HLH 461 - Health Care Finance

An analysis of health-care financing in the U.S. The course investigates payment mechanisms, cost containment efforts, and the trends in third-party payments over time. The course will explore such concepts as risk sharing, cost-shifting, capitation, capital investments, strategic financial planning in a changing health care environment.

Prerequisites: HLH 360 and ECO 111 or MGT 254, 255.

(3 cr. hr.)

Frequency code O = offered occassionally
Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.