HA 415 HA/415 HA415 Unit 3 Assignment (Kaplan)
1.Discuss supply and demand economic theory as it applies to costs for diagnosis and treatment of obesity-related disease.
2.Discuss the impact on State funds of Medicare and Medicaid expenditures. See Table 1, Estimated Adult Obesity-Attributable Percentages and Expenditures, by State (BRFSS 1998–2000).
3.Speaking as a health care economist, what actions or initiatives would you recommend to contain or reduce costs for your particular state of residence?