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January 30 at Harvard Pilgrim (24 credit program)
January 30, 2018 @ 9:00 am$299
Live Lecture + 2 Self Study Exams (read the texts before class)
Tuesday, January 30 at Harvard Pilgrim, 93 Worcester St, Wellesley
Starting at 9:00
45 minute lecture: Cost Drivers
Gary Fradin will give a fast paced overview of government tax and subsidy programs that increase obesity, decrease population health and raise medical costs.
After the lecture take 2 Self Study exams for 24 credits. Read the texts in advance.
- 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? Paperback book version available from lulu.com or downloadable version here Understanding Health Insurance PDF
- The American Healthcare Paradox by Elizabeth Bradley and Laruen 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.
$299 for the lecture and both exams. Checks and credit cards accepted in class.