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:Examples of Government Health Care Programs - 2 Government payors : Programs whereby the government pays health care organizations to provide health care services Government operated delivery systems: Self-contained systems that operate facilities and have government-employed providers 25
Slide notes:Note that in this discussion, the term government payors refers to programs whereby the government pays health care organizations, either directly or indirectly, to provide health care services, such as the state-run Medicaid programs . The government-operated delivery systems, such as the Veterans Health Administration, TRICARE, and the Indian Health Service are self- contained systems that operate facilities and have government-employed providers. 25