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:Financing Health Care, Part 1 Summary 1 Lecture a U.S. health care payors Historical and governmental influences for the unique U.S. system Federal and state laws have influenced the development of different types plans Privately funded plans Publically funded or government programs 28
Slide notes:This concludes lecture a of Financing Health Care, Part 1 . In summary, the current system of health care payors in the U.S. developed as a result of historical and governmental influences. One of the main types of health insurance is the privately funded plan, which can be broken down into state-licensed insurers and self-funded, employer-sponsored plans. The other main type of health insurance comes from publically funded or government programs . 28