• business
  • The formation of the various Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans, as well as the beginning of many HMOs, in the midst of the Great Depression came about not because consumers were demanding insurance against the risk of medical expenses or because nonphysician entrepreneurs were seeking to establish a business, but rather because providers wanted to maintain and enhance patient revenues. (docplayer.net)
  • group
  • In 1932, the American Medical Association (AMA) adopted a strong position against prepaid group practices, favoring instead indemnity-type insurance that protects the policyholder from expenses by reimbursement. (docplayer.net)
  • In 1937, the Home Owner s Loan Corporation organized the Group Health Association (GHA) in Washington, D.C., to reduce the number of mortgage defaults by families who had large medical expenses. (docplayer.net)
  • request
  • The following are examples of early HMOs: The Kaiser Foundation Health Plans were started in 1937 by Dr. Sidney Garfield at the request of the Kaiser construction company. (docplayer.net)
  • Diphtheria Measles Residential Sewage Flies Scarlet Fever Disposal Plants Hookworm Disease Teeth Sanitary Privies Infantile Paralysis Typhoid Fever Water Supplies Influenza Typhus Fever Whoopmg Cough Malaria Venereal Diseases SPECIAL LITERATURE ON MATERNITY AND INFANCY The following special literature on the subjects listed below will be sent free to any citizen of the State on request to the State Board of Health, Raleigh. (ncdcr.gov)
  • state
  • 1912 National Convention of Insurance Commissioners (now the National Association of Insurance Commissioners) develops first model for state law, the Standard Provisions Law, for regulating health insurance. (ebri.org)
  • NC 27603-8006 & «*o k JAMES A. GRAHAM COMMISSIONER ^tparimetxt of ( AgricuIhire anb ConsumerJSerbices ^RdLeigb, Dear State Fair Friends, This marks the first N.C. State Fair of the new century and I am pleased to say we have an exciting line-up of fun and entertaining activities planned for the whole family. (ncdcr.gov)
  • M.D.. M.P.H., State Health Officer John H. Hamilton, M.D., Assistant State Health Officer and Director State Laboratory of Hygiene C C. Applewhite. (ncdcr.gov)