BPV_UDEZ Introduction to Health Care Economics

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
2/1/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Ing. Hana Jurajdová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. Ivan Malý, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. JUDr. Ivan Malý, CSc.
Department of Public Economics - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Jana Biskupová
Supplier department: Department of Public Economics - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Tue 16:00–18:50 P102
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 30 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 2/30, only registered: 0/30
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The subject is understood to be a combination of theory and practice. Course outcomes: Students are introduced to financial flow in health care, list of provided health care services and current payment legislation. Other topics are possible health care business activities and economical aspects of these activities. After this course student should be able to understand common economical terms, practically use basic knowledge of health facilities business activities, Knowledge of legal and economical forms of health care facilities, be able to explain activities of various health care facilities subsystems, to interpret content of important part of health care facility, explain standing, function and relationships of health care facility and economical environment.
  • Health as an economic cathegory.
  • A role of the government, rationale, tools of public health policy. Main dilemmas.
  • Health insurance in the CR
  • Reimbursement methods
  • Providers: Legal forms, economic aspects of their conduct...
  • Introduction to management of health facilities (personal, finantial)
  • Basic introduction onto accounting and taxes.
    required literature
  • • Malý, I. Vybrané otázky z ekonomie zdravotní péče. Studijní opora pro studenty distančního studia Management ošetřovatelství LF MU, MU Brno, 2004 (elektronicky)
  • POTŮČEK, Martin. Veřejná politika. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství (SLON), 2005. 399 s. ISBN 8086429504. info
Teaching methods
group discussions
Assessment methods
group exam
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: Předmět bude vyučován 1.-7. týden.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2021.
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