Health Care Finance is a decision science that relies on an analytical framework for thinking through different incentives which can be associated with different forms of payment. How
societies pay for health care and how many resources are devoted to health affects both the care people can get and its quality. Knowledge is needed to help patients and health care beneficiaries pay for medical expenses in the short and long terms.
The Health Care Finance certificate is interdisciplinary and jointly delivered by UC's College of Allied Health and the Lindner College of Business.The curriculum includes three core courses (9 semester credits) and one elective course (3 semester credits), depending on program affiliation and prior background.
|Core (9 semester credit hours required):|
Health Systems Administration: Organization and Delivery
|FIN 7021||Health Care Finance 1: Analysis||3|
|FIN 7022||Health Care Finance 2: Decision Making||3|
|ELECTIVES (3 semester hours required):|
|ECON 7021||Health Care Marketplace 1: Health Economics||3|
|HCA 7002||Health Systems Management 2: Principles of Leadership||3|
|MGMT 7022||Health Care Marketplace 2: Strategic Success||3|
|HCA 7031||Health Policy 1: Health Policy & Regulation||3|
|HCA 7032||Health Policy 2: Legal & Ethical Issues||3|
|HCA 7033||Global Health Systems||3|
|HCA 7041||Health Quality 1: Evidence-Based Decision Making for Managers||3|
|OM 7042||Health Quality 2: Total Quality Management||3|
|HI 7010||Health Information, IS and Technology||3|
The electives listed above represent the typical set from which most students will choose. Students may be able to choose other electives to match specific career goals, with the approval of the Program Director.
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