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March 15 at HSA (26 credits)
March 15, 2019 @ 9:30 am$39.95 – $329.00
Lecture topic: Employer based health insurance and care quality
Gary Fradin will give a brief overview of incentives and misunderstandings that follow from our employer based health insurance model
After the discussion, take the 2 self study exams below
Read the texts in advance. Both available from amazon.com
- Catastrophic Care by David Goldhill, Mass course #C15627, 14 credits, shows how our current employer based system misallocates healthcare resources, raising costs unnecessarily.
- The Decision Tree by Thomas Goetz, Mass course #C15023, 12 credits, synthesizes science and public health research into a practical approach to managing individual healthcare needs. It’s designed, according to the New York Times book review, for those who want to captain their own medical destinies.
Exams take about 20 minutes each after the lecture. Proctors provided. Graded immediately.
Too busy to attend in person? Take the exams online!