This course examines the structure of the major health care systems in the United States in a comparative analysis with other countries, focusing on financing, reimbursement, delivery systems and adoption of new technologies. Students will study the relative roles of private sector and public sector insurance and providers, and the effect of system design on cost, quality, efficiency, access to primary and specialty care, and equity of medical services.
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