Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course aims to develop the knowledge and understanding of economic and financial maccanisms of the health system and health care organization
Basic knowledge of Italian healthcare setting
Course contents summary
The course aims to make students aware of the health system and health care organization from the point of view of economic and fincial mechanisms that regulate its behaviour.
- Sources of financing of the health system
- The budget of the SSN and its distribution
- The financing of private health
- Healthcare spending is its composition
Vittorio Mapelli, Il Sistema Sanitario Italiano, Il Mulino.
Interactive lessons, group works.
Assessment methods and criteria
The achievement of educational objectives of the course will be verified through an oral exam in order to check the acquisition of theoretical knowledge and his understanding