Health Care Financing in the United States


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The phrase free-enterprise best relates to the _____ of the American healthcare system.

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1. You work for a company that provides an insurance option that is quite affordable because they subsidize the cost as part of _____ to their employees.

2. An example of a private healthcare insurance company would be _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer these questions to make sure you understand how America's healthcare system is financed. You will need to identify different sources of funding for this segment of the US economy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet combo you'll measure your knowledge of:

  • Private health insurance companies
  • Ways healthcare is financed in the US
  • Free enterprise as it applies to healthcare

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as how companies often provide health insurance to their employees
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as free enterprise
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding an example of a private health insurance company

Additional Learning

For more information about this segment of the US economy, review the lesson titled Health Care Financing in the United States. You will explore:

  • Personal payments in insurance
  • Common coverage options
  • America's national healthcare options