This course is designed to give students a broad understanding of the economics of healthcare. In this course, students will explore healthcare markets including supply, demand, production, and costs. Students also will develop a thorough understanding of the relevance of economic concepts to make accurate decisions in the healthcare sector. By the end of the course, students will possess knowledge of health system financing and service delivery in the U.S. and demonstrate an indepth understanding of the role of economic factors in the development of public policy regarding public health and healthcare. Prerequisite: Admission to BHS program. 3 credits.