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    University of Massachusetts Boston
   
 
  Sep 21, 2017
 
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 
  
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog

GERON GR 748L Contemporary Issues in Health Politics and Policy


The course studies the determinants of health policy in the US, including the decisions and non-decisions made by the institutional and political actors at all levels of government and by private sector actors. The course covers the failure of health care reform in the US; the marketing, corporatization, and commodification of health care; comparisons with Western European nations; and topics in the assessment of health care quality.

3 Credit(s)