EC 444 Health Care Economics 4 cr.
  • Offered: Winter semester of even-numbered years
  • Prerequisites: EC 101 or EC 201, junior standing or instructor's permission.
  • Bulletin Year: 2007 - 2008 Undergraduate Bulletin
An application of basic microeconomic principles to the health care sector. Topics include health care production, the demand for health care, third-party payers, health insurance, managed-care programs, hospital structure, physicians’ behavior, malpractice, regulation and international health care systems.