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Tantárgy adatlap

Introduction to Health Economics

Tantárgy adatlap letöltése: Letöltés

A tantárgy kódja: KOZNXV4KZ61
A tantárgy megnevezése (magyarul): Introduction to Health Economics
A tantárgy neve (angolul): Introduction to Health Economics
A tanóra száma (Előadás + szeminárium + gyakorlat + egyéb): 2+2
Kreditérték: 6
A tantárgy meghirdetésének gyakorisága: Fall semester
Az oktatás nyelve: English
Előtanulmányi kötelezettségek: -
A tantárgy típusa: Elective
Tantárgyfelelős tanszék: Egészségügyi Közgazdaságtan Tanszék
A tantárgyfelelős neve: Baji Petra

A tantárgy szakmai tartalma: The course provides introduction to the theory of health economics. It provides overview of the characteristics of health care markets, the market failures on the market of health care and the theory of health insurance. The course pays a special attention to the comparative analysis of different health systems and financing models. The course also provides introduction to the methodology of economic evaluation of health technologies and interventions, such as cost-analysis, the measurement of the benefit of health care interventions as quality of life, cost-effectiveness analysis. The course presents practical examples of the use of economic evaluation of health care technologies in medical decision-making e.g. in drug financing.

Évközi tanulmányi követelmények: group assignment (30 points), 2 tests (2x35 points)

Vizsgakövetelmény: two midterm exams during the semester (2x35 points) or a written exam at the end of the course (70 points)

Az értékelés módszere: 0-49 1
50-60 2
60-74 3
75-89 4
90-100 5

Tananyag leírása: Week 1-3
The market of health care: Demand, utility, indifference curve, utility-maximization, price-elasticity, income-elasticity, marginal rate of substitution;
Demand for health and health care,
Market failures (information asymmetry, externalities, public goods), supply induced demand
Week 4-6
The theory of health insurance: Risk aversion, the demand for health insurance
Failures on the market of health insurance: adverse selection, moral hazard
Health insurance models: health care systems and financing models (governement intervention); Comparative health system analysis, Beveridge.model, Bismarc-modell, private health insurance, health expenditure
Week 7 Midterm exam 1
Week 8-10
Health expenditure, private/household expenditure/out-of-pocket payments
Health care systems – comparative analysis
Equity of health care financing (progressivity, Kakwani index)
Week 11-13
Cost-effectiveness, economic evaluation: cost-effectiveness, cost-utility, cost benefit analysis, QALY, incremental cost-effectiveness ratio, financial tresholds, NICE
Priority setting, measuring preferences
Week 14 Midterm exam 2

Órarendi beosztás: H:13:40-15:10(E.3.334)
H:15:30-17:00(E.3.334)

Kompetencia leírása: Students will learn the basic definitions and concepts of health economics. Students will be able to discuss and analyze problems related to health policy, health care financing from the perspective of health economics.

Félévközi ellenőrzések: group assignment (30 points), 2 tests (2x35 points)

A hallgató egyéni munkával megoldandó feladatai: Students will work in small groups on case studies related to the topics and present their work to the class.

Szak neve: The course is an elective course in the Applied Economics BSc program, and elective for other BSc programs of the Faculty of Economics and for exchange students.

Irodalomjegyzék:
Kötelező irodalom:

  • Morris, Stephen, Devlin, Nancy J., Parkin, David: Economic analysis in health care, Wiley: Chichester, 2007.

Ajánlott irodalom:

  • Culyer, Anthony J., and Joseph P. Newhouse, eds. Handbook of health economics. Vol. 1. Elsevier, 2000.
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A tantárgy oktatói:

Dr. Brodszky Valentin Péter

Utolsó módosítás: 2017-08-07 16:12:05

Kurzusok

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