Federalism & Health Policy Seminar

Course Catalog Number: 
5503
Course Credits: 
3
Course Type: 
Seminar
Graduation Requirements: 
Upper-Level Writing
"W" Writing
Course Priority: 
Seminar - 3rd Year Priority

The interrelationship between the constitutional structure of federal and state governments and the piecemeal development of the U.S. health care system leads to fractured methods of regulating that system. This seminar will explore points of cooperation and tension between the federal and state governments and the varying effects of disparate state laws in a variety of health policy settings. Such settings will include the development of Medicaid; Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act; the legalization of medical marijuana; the legalization of aid in dying; access to health care services through insurance coverage; and the assurance of quality care through regulation of health care payer decisionmaking.

Course Offerings 2016-2017

Term Class #
Fall Term 2016-2017 29851
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