17.315 Health Policy


Class Info

Analyzes the health policy problems facing America including adequate access to care, the control of health care costs, and the encouragement of medical advances. Considers market and regulatory alternatives as well as international models including Canadian, Swedish, British, and German arrangements. Emphasis on historical development, interest group behavior, public opinion, and organizational influences in shaping and implementing policy.

This class has no prerequisites.

17.315 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by A. Campbell.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 3-370.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, 17.315 was rated 6.2 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Comparative Health Policy site or on the 17.315 Stellar site.

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