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300.839.11 SS/R: UNDERSTANDING THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT

Cancelled

Term: Summer Inst. term
Credits: 1 credits
Contact: Pamela Davis
Academic Year: 2014 - 2015
Course Instructor:
Description:

Covers the various provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in a systematic way, including the underlying objectives of its advocates, the critiques from its opponents, and the recent challenges with its implementation.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Describe the primary ways the ACA intends to expand coverage to the uninsured
Explain the primary ways these new insurance subsidies are offset by taxes and reduced government spending
Critique the ways the ACA intends to slow the overall growth in healthcare spending
Analyze how the political system shaped the original legislation and its subsequent implementation

Methods of Assessment: Students will be evaluated based on a paper analyzing a specific aspect of the ACA (100%).
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Fri 06/13/2014 - Fri 06/13/2014
  • Friday 8:30 - 5:00
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Frequency Schedule: