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 Government as an Insurance Payor
Slide content:Workers Compensation: Federal and State Federal government Provides for non-military federal employees Administered by Office of Workers Compensation Programs State governments 1949 - all states required some form of Workers Compensation Most employers are required to offer Investigate fraud and abuse 25
Slide notes:Workers Compensation functions at both the federal level and at the state level . At the federal level, Workers Compensation is provided to non-military federal employees under the Federal Employment Compensation Act. All U.S. states have had some form of compulsory workers compensation laws since 1949 . Most employers are required to subscribe to insurance to cover Workers Compensation claims. State governments investigate fraud and abuse. 25