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:Payors in the U.S. Health Care System
Slide content:Health Insurance in the U.S. - 1 How does health insurance work How insurers pay health care providers Sources of health care funding Who can offer health insurance Types of health insurance plans Managed care How laws regulate private insurance 5
Slide notes:This lecture discusses payors in the U.S. health care system. It describes how health insurance works and how insurers pay health care providers for their services. It covers the two sources for health care financing, who is allowed to offer insurance, and the different types of health insurance plans. It also introduces the concept of managed care, the types of managed care plans, and how managed care affects and controls insurance costs. Finally, this lecture describes the role of state and federal laws in regulating private health insurance companies. 5