Online Health Care Economics Course

Harvard Business School Online offers a unique and highly engaging way to learn vital business concepts. Immerse yourself in real challenges faced by business leaders across a variety of industries. You’ll wrestle with the same issues and imperfect information, while problem-solving and interacting with fellow learners from around the world. You can also explore the economic forces shaping health care taught by Harvard Medical School faculty, Health Care Economics, a Harvard Online course, provides insights into the interactions between industries in the US health care sector and teaches what economic forces are shaping health care.

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The course will be delivered via HBS Online’s course platform and immerse learners in real-world examples from experts at industry-leading organizations. By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Play an Introduction to Health Care Economics video
  • Go to Course Syllabus
  • Articulate the drivers of spending and spending growth in health care and evaluate how your organization’s strategy and decision-making processes impact total spending and value
  • Describe approaches to getting the incentives right for both providers and patients and evaluate the impacts of changes to these incentives
  • Understand risk and pooling as they relate to insurance markets and health benefit design
  • Define the role of employers, insurers, and government in influencing the economics of health care markets, such as spending, access to care, and stability of insurance markets
  • Explain how technology and patients’ and providers’ decisions contribute to high spending and spending growth, and how they impact their own organizations.

Benefits

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the health care landscape, including the key drivers of rising health care spending.
  • Gain insights into strategic decisions around new business initiatives, health benefit plans, reimbursement contract negotiations, and care delivery models.
  • Understand the financial impacts of new technologies and services and how to create value-based care for patients.
  • World-class faculty.
  • Edge-of-your-seat online learning.
  • Global peer collaboration and networking.
  • Real-world, case-based learning.
  • Some candidates may qualify for scholarships or financial aid, which will be credited against the Program Fee once eligibility is determined.

Eligibilities

  • All applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Applicants must be proficient in English.
  • Applicants must be committed to learning and engaging with fellow participants throughout the program.
Eligible Regions: Open for All

Application Process

  • All programs require the completion of a brief application.
  • The applications vary slightly from program to program, but all ask for some personal background information.
  • If you are new to HBS Online, you will be required to set up an account before starting an application for the program of your choice.
  • Online application is free, and no special documentation is required.
  • After submitting your application, you should receive an email confirmation from [email protected]
  • If you do not receive this email, please check your junk email folders and double-check your account to make sure the application was successfully submitted.
  • Updates to your application and enrollment status will be shown on your Dashboard.
  • They will confirm enrollment eligibility within one week of your application.
  • They will accept payments via credit card, Western Union, and (when available) bank loan.
  • They also allow you to split your payment across 2 separate credit card transactions or send a payment link email to another person on your behalf.If splitting your payment into 2 transactions, a minimum payment of $350 is required for the first transaction.

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Application Deadline: July 19, 2021 (25 Days Remaining)

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