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HCA 210 Week 6 - Health Insurance Options in the United States[name October 5 2008 What is Health Insurance Insurance is purchased to protect from

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Health Insurance Options in the United States [name] October 5, 2008
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What is Health Insurance? Insurance is purchased to protect from financial losses in the future. Health insurance is purchased to protect from financial losses due to expenses that occur from medical services. Can be purchased via the private sector or publicly funded. Can be purchased by individuals or through employers or associations.
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Beginnings of Health Insurance Franklin Health Assurance Company of Massachusetts – 1850 Accident insurance – 1860 Sickness coverage – 1911 Predecessor to HMO – 1929 Modern Health Insurance
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Health Insurance Options Managed Care HMO – Health Maintenance Organizations PPO – Preferred Provider Organization POS – Point of Service TRICARE
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Managed Care Emphasis on preventative care Service delivery and financing functions are integrated Control cost and health care use Benefits: Lower cost Disadvantages: Provider and service restrictions
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HCA 210 Week 6 - Health Insurance Options in the United States[name October 5 2008 What is Health Insurance Insurance is purchased to protect from

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