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June 11 at Allways Health (26 credit package)
June 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am$39.95 – $329.00
45 minute discussion followed by 2 short self study exams
Employer based health insurance and care quality
Gary Fradin will discuss the impact of our employer based healthcare financing system on employee costs and medical care quality
After the discussion, take the 2 self study exams below.
Read the texts in advance. You will not be permitted to take the exams otherwise.
Both available from amazon.com
- Catastrophic Care by David Goldhill, Mass course #C15627, 14 credits, shows how our current employer based system misallocates healthcare resources, raising costs unnecessarily. Goldhill, a businessman, presents a business case for reform. Do you agree with his positions?
- The Decision Tree by Thomas Goetz, Mass course #C15023, 12 credits, synthesizes science and public health research into a practical approach to managing individual healthcare needs. It’s designed, according to the New York Times, for those who want to captain their own medical destinies.
Exams take about 20 minutes each after the lecture. Proctors provided. Graded immediately.