2019-2020 Catalog 
    
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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GOVT105 CM - Organization of Health Care and Public Policy

This course will examine the evolution of health care occupations and organizations in the United States with comparative references to other industrialized nations. There will be a focus on the increasing bureaucratization of health care, the increased involvement of government, private reorganization around HMO’s and managed care, and the continued push for various forms of “universal health care.” Politics and policies regarding sources and allocations of costs and benefits, access and treatment of increasingly diverse populations, advent of health care teams, “wellness” movements and alternative health and medical treatments, and increasingly complex technology, and - related to this - ethical issues regarding birth, life, and death will be addressed.

Prerequisite: GOVT 020 CM 

Offered: Every year

Credit: 1

Course Number: GOVT105 CM