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February 11 at Harvard Pilgrim (24 credit package)
February 11, 2020 @ 9:30 am$39.95 – $359.00
Live Lecture + 2 Self Study Exams
Doors open at 9:00, lecture starts at 9:30 AM
Room 1038, 1st floor
45 minute lecture
Healthcare Cost Drivers: Obesity and Lack of Exercise
Gary Fradin will give a fast based lecture that explains how government subsidies for corn, gasoline and land purchases drive up obesity rates and drive down regular exercise, ultimately increasing healthcare spending.
After the lecture take 2 Self Study exams for 24 credits
You must read the texts in advance. Availability details below.
- Understanding Health Insurance by Gary Fradin, Mass course #C06048, 17 credits. This text analyses our healthcare system: why is it so expensive? How good is it? What can we do about it? PDF available on this website after you register – see the ‘Gary’s Texts’ drop down.
- The American Healthcare Paradox by Elizabeth Bradley and Lauren Taylor, Mass course #C20084, 7 credits, analyzes why spending more on medical care than public health generates poorer national health. Available from amazon.com.
Exams take about 20 minutes each after the lecture. Proctors provided. Graded immediately.
$359 for the lecture and both exams
|Ethics self study exam on Health Insurance Broker Disclosure Ethics I (3 credits) available at every 2020 live HPHC program for $39.95.
Text available on this website under Gary’s Texts after you login.