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Ch 27: Health Care Systems

About This Chapter

Learn about the health promotion model and disease prevention strategies. These entertaining and fast videos and quick quizzes help you quickly get up to speed on the essentials of health care systems.

Health Care Systems - Chapter Summary

The video lessons in this chapter look at systems of health care and how costs are handled through insurance and patients, while providing an overview of the Affordable Care Act. Look at how other countries manage health care costs. Finally, examine the relationship between health care awareness and the health of older adults. After completing these lessons, you'll be prepared to:

  • Define the health promotion model and how it works
  • Report on three kinds of disease prevention strategies
  • Understand the role of HMOs, PPOs, POS, HSAs, Medicaid and Medicare in the health care system
  • Look at how health insurance works
  • State how the Affordable Care Act is relevant to health systems
  • Look at the role of preventative measures and attitude in the health of older adults

These brief, engaging video lessons include written transcripts that have key terms and phrases highlighted. The quizzes at the end of the lessons allow you to test your knowledge, and, if you need more help, you can contact the instructor. A chapter exam is available to help you solidify your understanding of this topic.

7 Lessons in Chapter 27: Health Care Systems
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What Is the Health Promotion Model? - Definition & Theory

1. What Is the Health Promotion Model? - Definition & Theory

In this lesson, you will learn about the health promotion model and its influences on health behaviors. You will also gain an understanding of the theory behind the health promotion model and how that theory affects health promotion outcomes.

Health Behaviors and Promotion: Definition & Explanation

2. Health Behaviors and Promotion: Definition & Explanation

In this lesson, we will discuss health promotion, health behavior, and the three different kinds of disease prevention strategies you can employ to stay healthy for as long as possible.

The U.S. Health Care System: Description, Structure, Cost, Quality & Access

3. The U.S. Health Care System: Description, Structure, Cost, Quality & Access

This lesson will explore the issues associated with the costs and quality of health care access, as well as what HMOs, PPOs, POS, HSAs, Medicare, and Medicaid are.

Types of Health Care: HMOs, PPOs, Socialized Medicine & Direct-Fee System

4. Types of Health Care: HMOs, PPOs, Socialized Medicine & Direct-Fee System

In this lesson, we discuss health care as a social institution and how health care systems differ worldwide. We also discuss several different ways that health care is paid for by patients, organizations and government.

Health Insurance and Health Care: Overview, Roles & Regulations

5. Health Insurance and Health Care: Overview, Roles & Regulations

This lesson will explain the major aspects of health insurance and its role in your health care costs. We will discuss premiums, deductibles, coinsurance, copays, and more!

Affordable Health Care Act: Description, Overview & Relevance to HR Management

6. Affordable Health Care Act: Description, Overview & Relevance to HR Management

One of the newest federal laws facing employers today is the Affordable Care Act. In this lesson, you'll be provided an overview of the Affordable Care Act and its relevance to human resource management. A short quiz follows.

Health Care: Awareness, Attitudes, & Prevention

7. Health Care: Awareness, Attitudes, & Prevention

During late life, health issues can become both more common and more serious. But health can be impacted by a person's attitudes and behaviors. In this lesson, we'll explore how prevention and attitude can play a role in older people's health.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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