Information on Health Care

Information on Health Care - Basic health insurance Major...

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How can it help outside the United States?
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The Basics of Insurance Health Insurance in case of bodily illness Life Insurance during life to accommodate death Car Insurance damages to vehicles or persons Property Insurance damages to owned property Even Accidental death insurance
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History Of Insurance Protect goods from place to place Best paying job at the time Great London fire of 1666 Benjamin Franklin adopts insurance First Accidental Policy for traveler 1864
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Here Comes Health Insurance Hugh the Elder Chamberlen 1694 Accident insurance comes Disability insurance paves the way Fee-for-service business model Government program for healthcare 1950-1960
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Purpose of Health Care First Insurance Plan during Civil War Group Policy developed 1847 First Modern group Health Insurance Government Programs for Health care 1950-1960
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Four major types of health insurance
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Unformatted text preview: Basic health insurance Major medical expense insurance Dental & Eye insurance Disease and accident Insurance Which Insurance Options? HMOs- Health Managed Organizations PPO- Preferred Provider Organization POS- Point of Service Managed Care Tri-care Advantages of Health Insurance Decreasing medical cost Freedom to choose physicians Reduction of trips visits to doctor for illness Able to afford treatments for illness Coverage no matter what Disadvantages of Health Insurance Higher Taxes Government debt Reduced Services and care Employment Rate increase, insurance and medical Facilities treatment center decrease Why US Healthcare is Right for you? Provides employment Decrease medical cost Provides routine check-ups and care Provides customized healthcare services Lesser taxes...
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2010 for the course HCA210 210 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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