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:Types of Health Care Systems
Slide content:Financing Health Care, Part 1 Summary 1 Lecture c Health plans in the United Kingdom and Canada reflect different national priorities Both have tax-funded universal coverage United Kingdom NHS Centrally administered and funded Services at government operated facilities Providers employees of NHS Private insurance allows for additional access and choice 27
Slide notes:This concludes lecture c of Financing Health Care, Part 1 . In summary, the public health plans in the United Kingdom and in Canada reflect the different social and political priorities of each country. Both the United Kingdom and Canada provide public health care coverage for their residents, funded primarily by taxes. The United Kingdoms multi- payor system is centrally funded and administered. The United Kingdom lets residents purchase private insurance to have greater choice and faster access to many health care services. 27