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Introduction to Health Economics

ECON256 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Lorenz Curve, Allocative Efficiency, Public Health Insurance Option
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Chapter 11 What are the three principal means by which funds flow within a health care system Financing: Raising the monies required to pay for the operation of the health care system Funding: The allocation of revenue t...

Economics
ECON256
Emmanuelle Pierard
ECON256 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Population Ageing, Managed Care, Preferred Provider Organization
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Chapter 16 What are two main phenomena that will potentially be affecting the sustainability of Canadas publicly financed health system? Population aging Technological innovation in health care What does the implication...

Economics
ECON256
Emmanuelle Pierard
ECON256 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Prescription Drug, Generic Drug, Bioequivalence
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Chapter 15 Why are pharmaceuticals an increasingly important component of health care? Therapeutically, prescription drugs are becoming an ever-more-important input to health production. Drugs are used to treat a growing...

Economics
ECON256
Emmanuelle Pierard
ECON256 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Vertical Integration, Managed Care, Investment
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Chapter 14 What were the three basic settings where people obtained care? - Home - In-patient hospital - Old folks home How much do hospitals represent as a component of the healthcare system? Is it hi...

Economics
ECON256
Emmanuelle Pierard
ECON 256 Midterm: Chapter 7 Review
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Chapter 7 Review Why is healthcare different than standard goods and services we buy everyday? Healthcare involves life and death, society cannot treat health care the same as any other consumer products. What is the probl...

Economics
ECON256
Emmanuelle Pierard
ECON 256 Midterm: Chapter 12 Review
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Chapter 12 What are the three basic elements of a funding scheme? - Participants: Include the parties to the exchange or transfer funds. (Government, health insurance providers, enrollees) - Funded se...

Economics
ECON256
Emmanuelle Pierard
ECON256 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Risk Pool, Ex-Ante, Health Maintenance Organization
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Chapter 9 What is risk pooling? When each member of a large group contributes a small amount (of money or effort) to the pool in return for the promise that, if a specified risky event happens to one of the members, money ...

Economics
ECON256
Emmanuelle Pierard
ECON256 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Copayment, Institute For Operations Research And The Management Sciences, Demand Curve
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Chapter 8 The analysis of health care demand informs a wide range of health care policies, what are they? - The design of insurance systems for health care services - Health human resource planning - Th...

Economics
ECON256
Emmanuelle Pierard
ECON256 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Profit Maximization, Physician Supply, Perfect Competition
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Chapter 13 What does the economics of health care delivery involve the studying of? Why? The economics of health care delivery involves studying the concept of the firm as it applies to the supply of goods and services i...

Economics
ECON256
Emmanuelle Pierard

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