There are four categories of health insurance in the United StatesThe introductory video below, from Humana Healthcare, provide a quick overview of how health insurance works in the United States.

  1. Employer sponsored insurance, or group plans
  2. Individual health insurance, private plans
  3. Public coverage through Medicare (primarily the 65 years and older population)
  4. Public coverage through Medicaid

This video provides a brief overview of health insurance in the US.

alternative accessible content

Learning Objectives

After successfully completing this unit, the student will be able to:


busph_subbrand.gif ;