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BUS 5651 Healthcare Policy: Week 1

Week 1 Reading - Introduction to Healthcare Policy

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Arrow, K. J. 2001[1963]. Uncertainty and the Welfare Economics of Medical Care. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 26(5): 851.

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Helpful Reference Links

To get the most out of this course you need to do a lot of outside reading. This is a good place to start. You should also use the journals sited in your weekly reading as sources for additional research. 

Links from the Kaiser Family Foundation(KFF) Website

Health Care Costs: A Primer   -  http://kff.org/health-costs/issue-brief/health-care-costs-a-primer/

Primers on Key Health Care Topics and Programs - http://kff.org/health-costs/issue-brief/primers-on-key-health-care-topics-and/

Faces of Medicaid - http://kff.org/medicaid/video/faces-of-medicaid/

Medicare 101: What You Need to Know - http://kff.org/medicare/event/medicare-101-what-you-need-to-know-2015/

Medicaid 101: What You Need to Knowhttp://kff.org/medicaid/event/medicaid-101-what-you-need-to-know-2015/

ACA 101: What You Need to Knowhttp://kff.org/health-reform/event/aca-101-what-you-need-to-know-2015/

Other Websites of Interest

CBO. Technological Change and the Growth of Health Care Spending (January 2008), - http://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/cbofiles/ftpdocs/89xx/doc8947/01-31-techhealth.pdf

Is Technological Change in Medicine Worth It? - http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/20/5/11.full.%20Read%20the%20abstract%20and%20the%20policy%20implications.