Graduate Catalog

HSA-635 ESSENT OF MANAGED CARE

A survey of the managed care continuum in the United States is presented. The concepts of risk and control are studied with particular focus on the management and organizational challenges involved with the continued growth of managed health care. This course includes such topics as managed care contracting, network strategy, integrated delivery systems, care management, disease management, quality, claims, and consumer affairs. In addition, Medicare and Medicaid are examined from a managed care perspective along with legal, operational, and regulatory environments.

Credits

3

Distribution

College of Nursing & Hlth Sci