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 - 4 Government health insurance programs operate on the federal and/or state level May be eligible for more than one program Fraud and abuse represent challenges for programs attempting to manage through education and legislation Workers compensation: Federally mandated in each state when employee is injured on the job 31
Slide notes:Government insurance programs operate on the federal level, state level, or both, including Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP. Some people are eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare, or for both Medicaid and CHIP. Fraud and abuse represents a challenge in these large government programs and attempts are being made to manage this through education and legislation. Finally, workers compensation is a federally mandated program provided in each state that protects workers and their families when on-the-job injuries occur. 31