The U.S. Healthcare System in Transition

SMG PL 430

Prereq: SMG SM 299 or SMG SM131 and FE101, SMG LA 245 and junior standing. Open to non-SMG students with junior standing and a minor in business with consent of the instructor. The U.S. healthcare system is undergoing sweeping change as a result of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. Knowledge of how the reform law is affecting healthcare organizations, health professionals, consumers, and American businesses is essential for everyone, especially those planning careers in management or business. This rigorous Law and Public Policy seminar provides an in-depth look at the economic, political and organizational challenges facing the nation as major reforms are implemented, including the creation of state health insurance marketplaces, the formation of accountable care organizations, and new methods of paying hospitals and physicians. Students read and analyze articles, business cases, issue briefs, and legal opinions from diverse perspectives to learn how the U.S. healthcare system came to be and how it will change in the future.

SPRG 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Cohen SMG 326 MW 9:30 am-11:00 am Stamped Approval
Class Closed

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