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 role of health care in the U.S. economy
Slide content:National Health Expenditures by Payor , 2011 data Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), n.d. 18
Slide notes:This slide shows a different way of classifying expenditures, by payor. The data are from 2011. Private health insurance accounted for 33% of expenditures. Public health insurance accounted for 39%, comprising Medicare and Medicaid, and the section labeled Other Public Health Insurance, including Department of Defense and Veterans Administration spending, together encompassing 3.2% of national health expenditures, and Children s Health Insurance Program, or CHIP. The section labeled Other payors includes programs such Indian Health Service, Workers' Compensation, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, or SAMHSA, and School Health, among others. The investment section refers to research and infrastructure expenditures, summing to 6%. 11% of expenditures were classified as out-of-pocket spending. Finally, 3% of expenditures were from public health payors. 18