Distribution of national health spending by type of financing source
Module 1 – Case
HEALTH CARE FINANCE IN THE UNITED STATES
After reading the background materials as well as additional information you find from the literature and online sources, respond to the following:
- Identify the distribution of national health spending by type of financing source.
- Identify the distribution of health insurance coverage among the U.S. population.
- Discuss the impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the difficulties that might be encountered by those mandated to participate.
- Discuss the origin of employment-based health insurance.
- Explain the difference between fully insured and self-insured health plans.
Length: Write a 3- to 5-page paper, typed and double spaced, with 12 pt. Times New Roman font and 1-inch page margins. Use headers throughout the paper. This will aid you in not overlooking vital elements of the assignment and make the document easier for the reader to follow