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:Financing Health Care, Part 1 Summary - 3 Different types of plans: Indemnity Blue Cross/Shield Managed care State and Federal laws regulate U.S. health care insurance Recent laws include : ERISA , COBRA, HIPAA and the Affordable Care Act 30
Slide notes:Different types of insurance plans include indemnity plans, Blue Cross Blue Shield plans, and managed care plans. In the U.S., individual organizations run private insurance and operate under state and Federal laws. The most important federal laws regulating insurance are ERISA, COBRA, HIPAA, and the Affordable Care Act. 30