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:The U.S. Multipayor System U.S. Health Care Financing History of U.S. health insurance Role of Government Private payors vs. Government (Public) payors 5
Slide notes:This lecture provides a brief history of the health insurance industry in the U.S. and discusses the role played by the government and other factors that shaped the current system. It will also make the distinction between privately-funded and publically-funded, or government, health insurance. 5