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300.839.11 SS/R: UNDERSTANDING THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT

Cancelled

Department:
Health Policy and Management
Term:
Summer Inst. term
Credits:
1 credit
Academic Year:
2014 - 2015
Location:
East Baltimore
Dates:
Fri 06/13/2014 - Fri 06/13/2014
Class Times:
  • Friday,  8:30am - 5:00pm
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Pamela Davis
Course Instructor:
Frequency Schedule:
One Year Only

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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 Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe the primary ways the ACA intends to expand coverage to the uninsured
  2. Explain the primary ways these new insurance subsidies are offset by taxes and reduced government spending
  3. Critique the ways the ACA intends to slow the overall growth in healthcare spending
  4. 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%).

Instructor Consent:

No consent required