Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Financing Health Care - Part 1
Lecture:The history of the health insurance industry in the U.S.
Slide content:Publically-Funded Health Care Government programs, some of them funded through income taxes and payroll taxes Begin in federal legislation Voted into law by Congress Help specific population groups Run by federal government and federal-state partnerships 23
Slide notes:Publically-funded health care includes government programs, which are funded by income taxes and payroll taxes. These programs start in federal legislation and are voted into law by Congress to help specific population groups that meet eligibility requirements. Some, like Medicare, are run by the federal government, while others, like Medicaid, are federal-state partnerships. 23