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 2
Lecture:Factors Contributing to Increasing U.S. Health Care Costs
Slide content:Whats Driving the High Cost of Health Care in the U.S. Review U.S. health care expenditures and medical inflation Examine the factors contributing to the increase in health care expenditures in the United States Describe the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) Discuss the cost of care to the uninsured 4
Slide notes:This lecture discusses the high cost of health care services in the U.S., including U.S. health care expenditures and medical inflation, and the factors that contribute to the increasing health care expenditures in the U.S. It also describes the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act, or EMTALA; its provisions for care for the uninsured; and its potential contribution to increasing medical costs. Finally, this lecture details the cost of care for the uninsured. 4