Senior College Health Care Class

Thursday, September 8th, 2011 11:15 AM to Friday, October 7th, 2011 9:20 AM

PPC Director Pete Damiano taught an eight hour class on health care and health care reform as part of the Senior College. Topics covered included:

  • Organization and Financing of Health Care in the U.S.
  • International Health System Comparison
  • Principles of Insurance—Public and Private
  • Health Care Reform and the Accountable Care Act

Slides are available for download from each of the two hour classes below:

The U.S. Health Care System: An Overview

Public Health and International Health Comparisons: Where Does the U.S. Fit In?

Health Insurance and Financing of Care for Seniors: An Overview

Health Care Reform: An Overview of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Leslie Gannon at (319) 335-6817 or