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Health Systems and Policy

For course schedules, see Rutgers University Schedule of Classes.

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This course introduces students to the fundamentals of the U.S. healthcare delivery system and health policy. The course covers topics such as the history, organization, financing, technology, regulation, and quality of medical and health services in the United States. The course also explores how policy addresses healthcare outcomes and examines the processes of policy formulation, implementation, modification, and reform. The course provides essential foundations in the macro aspects of the health policymaking process and healthcare organizations.