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4059. Follow the Money: Impact of Payment Reform and Health Policy on Pharmacy Practice

2.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Introductory course on the impact of health care delivery and payment reform on new practice opportunities for pharmacists. Topics include patient-centered medical homes, accountable care organizations, community health teams, population health, medication therapy management, value-based insurance design, and new reimbursement models to support pharmacists in direct patient care roles. A holistic view of these topics is examined from the consumer/patient, health care professional, payor, and health-system perspectives. Instructional formats include class discussions, online assignments, assigned readings, and guest lecturers who present "real-world" perspectives. Final grade is assigned based on student participation, assignments, class presentations, and a final project/poster presentation. No prerequisites are required.

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Term Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Location Enrollment Notes
Spring 2021 Storrs Distance Learning Smith, Marie 001 Reg We 10:10am‑12:05pm
No Room Required - Online 10/20