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Health Systems and Health Insurance: France and the U.S., a Comparison across Space and Time

Course Description: 

Should health systems be organized or left to the free market? What is the role of the state in the delivery of health care? The evolution of the health profession, health policy, and reform in France and the U.S.; measures restraining professional autonomy such as prescription guidelines in the French Medical Convention. Is the solution to the increase of health expenditures and reduced access to health care the end of autonomy for the medical profession?

Subject (Full): 
Overseas Studies in Paris
Academic Year: 
General Education Requirement(s): 
GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom
United States