Health Care Economics

Applying principles of micro and macroeconomics, the student will address issues of health insurance, hospital services, physician services, and other health care industry concerns. This course is a comprehensive study which examines multiple economic factors that are essential for the successful health care professional to understand. The ability to anticipate economic conditions will allow health care professionals to use critical thinking and to be proactive in their economic approach in the health care arena. Prerequisites: ECO 217 and ECO 220.

Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

Prerequisites:

  • ECO 217 - Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECO 220 - Principles of Macroeconomics

Restrictions:

  • All Health Care Administration 300 level courses must be taken prior to 400 level courses.

Last updated: 08/10/2021