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NUR 206 - Health Policy


Semester Hours: 2
This is a pivotal time in U.S. health policy and health care delivery. The entry of the baby boomers into Medicare, implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, introduction of new care and payment models, and focus on population health are all based on policy assumptions and responses. This graduate-level course is an introduction to health policy issues including the determinants, components and process of health policymaking. Topics discussed will include the history and processes of policy development, the importance of data in informing policy issues, payment systems, the role of federal and state government in health policy, global/international health policy, and policy in relation to different program aspects of the health care delivery system.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
For Graduate Nursing Majors only.


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