Out of pocket Third world countries, US uninsured
Private individual insurance Switzerland, US individual
Employer-sponsored insurance Germany, US ESI
Government finance UK, US Medicare and Medicaid
What is a public good?
What is a market commodity?
How is healthcare treated in the US?
How do most people get insurance in the US?
What are some advantages & disadvantages of this system?
Is healthcare distribute
Election Issue Presentation # 4
Medicaid Lesson & Activity
Review Mandatory Spending
What does mandatory spending mean?
What is an example?
How is it controlled?
Is it increas
Connecticut Public Health Association
Annual Meeting on Thursday, Nov 10th.
If you sign up now, the Department will pay part of your bill. You only
Opportunity to network, meet new people, see whats current in
public health, look
What is Medicare?
What Is Medicare?
Medicare is health insurance for
People age 65 or older, regardless of health status
Any age 65 with certain disabilities (paralysis, blindness)
Any age with End Stage Kidney Disease or ALS
All people 65 a
Health, Health Care,
and the Market
Is healthcare a right or is it a luxury?
Is healthcare a commodity to be bought and sold?
Ought we decide who should live based upon their ability
Is Health Care a Right?
As a peop
Organization and Policy Making
Presentations & Papers?
Assignments / Next Tuesday
are some of the things we should focus
on when we consider policy?
Start by giving a brief outline of what youre going to say
Use slides as a guide, but try to avoid reading directly from
them unless theres a specific quote that you want to share.
Provide handouts, but afte
Some populations have access to healthcare programs & benefits
unique to them.
The Medially Needy
Why do you think we do this? Whats so special about these
Do you feel that it is fair?
SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY
SCHOOL OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH