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Unformatted text preview: -Many different kinds of care and costs o Nursing home o Daycares -Causes huge costs in HC Healthcare-3 Ps- 3 players involved in healthcare o Practitioners- work in HC o Payors- insurance companies, employers, govt, us, private pay patients- pay for themselves b/c cannot get $ from other people o Patients -Out health care is not universal, depends on the payors-One of the crucial payors is the govt o Govt health insurance Federal State Two type of insurance- medicare and Medicaid o Medicare- federal insurance program- everybody gets an equal amts of coverage- age based Needs to reach a certain age- old Permanently disabled o Medicaid- federal and state program Have to be poor- poor is differently defined in each state-Insurance differs from state to state o Depends on things like : Population size Cost of living...
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2010 for the course SOC 200 taught by Professor Marrone during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Spring '10