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Health Care Management (HCMG)
Department of Health Care Management

HCMG 3113   The U.S. Health Care System
Introduces the historical development and contemporary structure of U.S. health care services. Examine a wide range of delivery settings and providers, the role of government and regulatory bodies, sources of health care funding, and related current issues.

This course is offered through the nontraditional program.
Class 3.

HCMG 3123   Health Care Delivery Systems (GAPS Online Course)
Examines the evolution and structure of integrated health care delivery systems from the perspectives of quality, access, and costs. Explores issues related to urban versus rural settings, managed care, reimbursement, regulatory requirements, and institutional accreditation.

This course is offered through the nontraditional program.
Class 3.

HCMG 4313   Legal, Social, and Ethical Aspects of Health Care
Studies the legal and ethical issues involved in the management and delivery of health care services, and the interrelations between hospital, physician, and patient. Examines health care services for diverse populations.

This course is offered through the nontraditional program.
Class 3.

HCMG 4323   Regulation and Accountability in Health Care
This course is intended to familiarize the student with state and federal health regulations and accountability factors. Current issues will be discussed and evaluated.

This course is offered through the nontraditional program.
Class 3.

HCMG 4903   Integrating Faith and Work in Health Care
Guides the student in formulation of a philosophy of life, providing the base for such concerns as ethics in health care, accountability, respect for human rights, and responsible lifestyle from a Biblical world view.

This course is offered through the nontraditional program.
Class 3. Prerequisite: All other major courses must be satisfactorily complete prior to enrollment..