RSP 415 - Healthcare Systems, Policy, and Billing

Engage the student in comprehending the history, trend, issues and evolution of the American health care system with emphasis on the evolving nature of healthcare policy and payment. Contemporary issues in America’s health care system are discussed to identify ways that the organization, delivery and payment of health care, Medicare/Medicaid; issues related to health care disparities and the future directions of the provision of care may impact care. A broad investigation of the provision of payment and billing for health services for the insured, the uninsured and the underinsured.

Prerequisite(s): Respiratory Care, Healthcare Studies or Health Sciences major, and sophomore status.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2022