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Ch16 Reading Health Ins II

Ch16 Reading Health Ins II

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Published by: Katherine Sauer on Jan 09, 2012
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Health Insurance II: Medicare, Medicaid, and Health Care Reform (ch 16)
 A. Medicaid 
Medicaid serves two types of groups:--
1. How it works
It is federally mandated and administered by ____________.- financed on a ___________ basisIn high-income states, the federal government pays ________ the costs.In low-income states, the federal government pays _________the costs.The federal government sets ______________ levels of eligibility and coverage.
2. Who is eligible?
In the late 1960s, Medicaid was introduced as a _______________________________________ for state cash welfare programs for ________________________________________families.In the mid 1980s, it was separated from the cash welfare program. Benefits were extended:--In 1997, the
Children¶s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
was introduced. Its goal was:Currently, anyone 18 or younger are eligible up to _________% of the poverty line.
3. What is covered?
4. How do providers get paid?
. What are the Effects of the Medicaid Program?
The goal of Medicaid is to provide:
1. Medicaid and Health: Framework 
 Can expanding eligibility for public insurance programs improve health?Framework for answering:Step 1:Step 2:Step 3:Step 4:
2. Medicaid and Health: Evidence
a. take up b. crowd-outc. health care utilization and healthd. cost-effectiveness
. Medicare
 The largest public health insurance in the US is ________________________.
1. How it works
It is administered at the ______________ level.- _____________ taxes
a. Medicare is really 3 different programs
Part A:Part B:Part D:
b. Medicare has high patient costs
. What are the effects of Medicare?
The debate is not about who should be eligible, it is over how to _______________________________.
1. Prospective Payment System
 Key features:---
2. Empirical Evidence on the Move to PPS3. Problems with PPS

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