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4250. Cost-Benefit Analysis for Healthcare Business and Policy

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: HCMI 3240; open only to business majors of junior or higher status.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course provides students with cost-benefit analysis tools to enhance healthcare business and policy decision making. The following topics will be covered: methods to estimate the monetary equivalence of costs and benefits; interpretation of research findings; simulation methods to derive the aggregate effects of firm and policy interventions; time value of money and discounting; hypothesis testing; cost-effectiveness analysis; causal inference concepts to differentiate descriptive associations from cause-and-effect studies. In addition to course lectures, the instructor will present research articles providing credible input for business- and policy-level cost-benefit analysis.


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Term Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Location Enrollment Notes
Fall 2020 Storrs Distance Learning Cesur, Resul 001 Reg Tu 5:00pm‑7:30pm
No Room Required - Online 16/38