Insurance_Am_Health_Care_System

In 1992 83 of medicare spending was on behalf of

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Unformatted text preview: s on behalf of beneficiaries with annual income of less than $25,000. 20% of beneficiaries are 85y/o or older. In 1993 Medicare accounted for 28% of hospital expenditures. After: – By 1992 they could expect to live to 81 years of age. Medicare: Medicaid--MediCal Divided into: – Part A: Hospital Costs – Part B: Outpatient Costs State-Federally funded health insurance program designed to be relief program for the poor in addition to populations determined state by state. States have different proportion of their programs receiving funds from the Federal Government. Does Not Pay for Everything. 3 Military: Active Duty Active Duty Family Members Veterans – Veterans Hospitals Children’s Health Insurance Program: CHIP Established in 1998 Intended to Provide Health Insurance Coverage for Children Who Do Not Qualify for Medicaid or Have Private Insurance States Can Cover Individuals Above the Federal Limits 4 California Insurance Status Uninsured by Race/Ethnicity United States 58% 5% 10% 11% 16% Employer Individual Medicaid Medicare Uninsured United States White Black Other California White Black Hispanic Other 15% 21% 38% 23% 13% 23% 24% Hispanic 35% California 51% 5% 13% 9% 21% Employer Individual Medicaid Medicare Uninsured 5 6 7 8 9 Longevity in leading “developed” nations Japan Sweden Australia Italy France UK Ireland USA 75.9 (1) 74.2 (2) 73.2 (3) 72.7 (4) 72.6 (5) 72.4 (6) 71.6 (7) 71.6 (7) 10 The absence of disease and injury and the experience of health are not the same Country Ireland USA UK Sweden Australia France Italy Japan * Gallup Poll, 1989, 1990 Percent reporting Life health “very good”* expectancy (years) 48 71.6 (7) 40 39 38 36 19 15 9 71.6 (7) 72.4 (6) 74.2 (2) 73.2 (3) 72.6 (5) 72.7 (4) 75.9 (1) 11...
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