Health Plan Design and Payments: Theory and Practice

Join Professor Francesco Paolucci, internationally acclaimed scholar and advisor in Health Economics and Policy, for a 12-week program in Health Plan Design and Payments: Theory and Practice

The course is a comprehensive journey through a crucial element of healthcare systems from the complexities of health insurance financing in health economics, to health plan design and payments. Students will gain knowledge in the regulatory frameworks and institutional designs of risk sharing, risk adjustment, premium regulation, and payments schemes from both a conceptual and applied perspective.

Through a blend of case studies, interactive workshops and expert masterclasses, participants will develop a comprehensive understanding of the state of the art in health plan design, payment and financing. Examples include Australia, Chile, Colombia, Germany, The Netherlands, Switzerland and the United States.

Course Details:

Duration: 11th May 2021 to 30th July 2021

Time Commitment: Weekly Zoom classes, Tuesday 18:00-19:30 AEST.

University of Newcastle Course Code: GSBS6381

Course Fee: Information on Non-Award fees for domestic and international students can be found in the registration form below.

Enquiries: Francesco.Paolucci@newcastle.edu.au

Registration: Please complete this form and send it to Francesco.Paolucci@newcastle.edu.au.