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January 11 at HSA (33 credits)
January 11, 2019 @ 9:30 am$39.95 – $339.00
45 minute lecture: Why Health Insurance Fails / Understanding the Medical Industrial Complex
Gary Fradin discusses how the Medical Industrial Complex developed and what it means for health insurance.
After the lecture take 2 Self Study exams for 33 credits
You must read the texts in advance. Available from amazon.com
- An American Sickness by Elisabeth Rosenthal, Mass course #C93469, 19 credits. Dr. Rosenthal shows how each patient has become an income stream to doctors and hospitals, causing them to provide as much care as possible, not as little as necessary. Available from amazon.com and audible.com
- Ensuring America’s Health by Christy Ford Chapin, Mass course #C93826, 14 credits describes how special interests, not patient needs, drive healthcare evolution. Available from amazon.com.
Exams take about 20 minutes each after the lecture. Proctors provided. Graded immediately. You should be finished by about 11:00.
Too busy to attend in person? Same exams available online.