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:The Role of Health Care in the U.S. Economy - 1 Health care spending Economic impact and gross domestic product Health care jobs The History of the U.S. Health Insurance Industry Historic legislation and factors contributing to the current U.S. system of insurance Roles of government in health care 5
Slide notes:This lecture describes the role that health care plays in the U.S. economy, including health care expenditures and methods of financing. A health care system provides services for the prevention and treatment of illness and the maintenance of the health of a population. 5