Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Public Health - Part 1
Lecture:History of Public Health in the U.S.
Slide content:History of Public Health in the U.S. The 1990s - 2 Establishment of Vaccines for Children Program Free immunizations to children in low-income families) Enactment of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) created; enabled states to extend health coverage to more uninsured children . 20
Slide notes:Free immunizations to low-income children came via the Vaccines for Children Program. Insurance was affected by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA, which established far-reaching privacy controls. And, states were able to extend health insurance to many uninsured children by the creation of the State Childrens Health Insurance Program, or SCHIP . 20