Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Health Care Financing and Delivering Systems SAY 614 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. MAHMUT AKBOLAT
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. MAHMUT AKBOLAT,
Course Assistants

Res.Asst.Özgün ÜNAL

Course Category
Course Objective

The student who is taking this course is expected to acquire the knowledge and skills to perform financial management in health institutions

Course Content

Health systems financing, health insurance, health expenditures, health care provision and reimbursement methods.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Health systems and their major purposes
2 Services Finance Functions (Income Collection, Pooling, Purchasing)
3 General and Social Health Insurance
4 Tax Based Health Finance
5 Private health insurance
6 Community Based Health Insurance
7 Medical Savings Accounts
8 Innovative Financing Methods
9 Health Expenditures from Pocket
10 Health Services Presentation and Government
11 Health Systems Issues and Solution Proposals for Resource Scarcity
12 Alternative Organizational Models in Health Services Presentation
13 Health Care Reimbursement Methods
14 Health Care Reimbursement Methods 2
Course Notes
Course Resources

G. Carrin, C. James and D. Evans (2005). Achieving universal health coverage: developing the health financing system. WHO.
World Health Organization (2007). Strengthening Health Systems to Improve Health Outcomes: WHO?s Framework for Action. WHO
WHO (2000). Health Systems: Improving Performance, The World Health Report 2000. WHO

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 has the information in manufacturing, marketing, management and accounting-finance functions at the level of expertise of health care institutions and health care system. X
2 is aware of the interdisciplinary interaction related of field of expertise X
3 makes teamwork and shares knowledge with his/her team in the field of expertise X
4 defines problems, analyzes and provides solutions to problems X
5 conducts independent research, contribute to projects and take responsibility in the field of expertise X
6 sets organization visions, missions, goals and targets in the field of study. X
7 questionizes the knowledge he/she has in the field of expertise X
8 related to area of expertise that have served as areas where the accumulation and transfer data using the tool to communicate with all kinds of suggestions, if necessary it can use at least one foreign language. X
9 open to professional sharing and cooperation in the field of his/her expertise. X
10 is able to entry data and conduct data analysis in the field of his/her expertise X
11 acts in accordance with business values and social ethics in the field of his/ her expertise. X
12 analyzes the relationships with stakeholders and national governments in the field of his/ her expertise. X
13 makes recommendations that will contribute to field of his/her expertise. X
14 -is conscious about the universality of social rights, social justice, quality, environmental and cultural values protection, occupational health and safety besides the field of his/her expertise. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 25
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 25
2. Ödev 25
2. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 25
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Assignment 1 5 5
Performance Task (Field Study) 2 15 30
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 150
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6
dersAKTSKredisi 6