University of Maryland University CollegeDepartment
As you learned in Week 1, health care spending is growing faster than overall growth in the economy (as measured by GDP) and by 2026 is expected to consume 20% of GDP. In Week 2, the article by Hartman (et. al.) stated “the trade-offs required to finance health care spending have become increasingly challenging for both private and public payers.” Given what you have learned from the course material in Week 1 and 2, discuss these trade-offs and how to evaluate them from an economic perspective. Specifically, do the following:
This briefing report should be at least four double-spaced pages, include a reference page, and cover page. In writing, your report should rely largely on reference material in the course readings and summary slides in Week 1 and Week 2.