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Independent health insurance plans in the United States, 1965 survey

Louis Schultz Reed

Independent health insurance plans in the United States, 1965 survey

by Louis Schultz Reed

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Social Security Administration, Office of Research and Statistics; [for sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Insurance, Health -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliographical footnotes.

      Statementby Louis S. Reed, Arne H. Anderson [and] Ruth S. Hanft.
      SeriesU.S. Social Security Administration. Office of Research and Statistics. Research report,, no. 17
      ContributionsAnderson, Arne H., joint author, Hanft, Ruth S., 1929- joint author
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD7123 .A39no.17
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 98 p.
      Number of Pages98
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL260801M
      LC Control Numberhew67000014
      OCLC/WorldCa5315863

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The problem: The high cost of healthcare. Each year, the United States spends more on healthcare than any other country in the world, 2 yet access to care and the quality of services provided lag far behind other nations. 3 Inthe United States spent nearly twice as much as 10 other high-income countries on medical care but performed less well on important population health measures.

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Medicaid in the United States is a federal and state program that helps with medical costs for some people with limited income and resources. Medicaid also offers benefits not normally covered by Medicare, including nursing home care and personal care Health Insurance Association of America describes Medicaid as "a government insurance program for persons of all ages whose.

Enacted in under Title XIX of the Social Security Act, Medicaid is a federal entitlement program that provides health and long-term care coverage to certain categories of low-income Americans.

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This was the first prepaid medical care plan in the United States. Health care finance in the United States discusses how Americans obtain and pay for their healthcare, and why U.S.

healthcare costs are the highest in the world based on various measures. Chart showing life expectancy at birth and health care spending per capita for OECD countries as of The U.S. is an outlier, with much higher spending. Moreover, the US system left more than 1 in 7 Americans without health insurance coverage in 7 Despite successful efforts in the s and s to expand coverage for specific populations, like children, the United States had not seen a large, sustained reduction in the uninsured rate since Medicare and Medicaid began (Figure 1 ).Cited by: The United States spends a higher proportion of its GDP on healthcare (19%) than any other country in the world, except for East Timor (Timor-Leste).

The number of employers who offer health insurance is declining. Costs for employer-paid health insurance are rising rapidly: sincepremiums for family coverage have increased 78%, while wages have risen 19% and prices have risen 17%.

The rapid growth of government and the surge of federal economic interventions that occurred during Lyndon B. Johnson’s presidency—the much-ballyhooed Great Society, whose centerpiece was the War on Poverty—differed from the four preceding surges in twentieth-century U.S. history, each of which had been sparked by war or economic depression.

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Canada’s provincial health insurance plans operate with administrative overheads of less than 5 percent, compared to some 30 percent in US private health insurance.

The WHO issued a Global Strategy for Health Development, which stressed the importance of efficiency in use of resources as a vital element of health development.

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