• entities
  • Kaiser Permanente is administered through eight regions, including one parent and six subordinate health plan entities, one hospital entity, and nine separate, affiliated medical groups: In addition to the regional entities, in 1996, the then-twelve Permanente Medical Groups created The Permanente Federation, a separate entity, which focuses on standardizing patient care and performance under one name and system of policies. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1937
  • 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)
  • establish
  • States use BRFSS data to identify emerging health problems, establish and track health objectives, and develop and evaluate public health policies and programs. (disabilitycompendium.org)
  • To amend the Social Security Act to expand the availability of health care coverage for working individuals with disabilities, to establish a Ticket to Work and Self-Sufficiency Program in the Social Security Administration to provide such individuals with meaningful opportunities to work, and for other purposes. (govtrack.us)
  • group
  • People with disabilities comprise the largest and most important health care consumer group in the United States, yet the Institute of Medicine and others have warned that Federal agencies, policymakers, and health care systems have not yet responded to the broad-ranging implications, for individuals and for society, of the demographic increase in disability as the population ages. (ncd.gov)
  • 1929
  • 2 2 CHAPTER 1 THE ORIGINS OF MANAGED HEALTH CARE In 1929, Dr. Michael Shadid established a rural farmers cooperative health plan in Elk City, Oklahoma. (docplayer.net)
  • In 1929, Baylor Hospital in Texas agreed to provide some 1,500 teachers with prepaid care at its hospital, an arrangement that represented the origins of Blue Cross. (docplayer.net)
  • benefit
  • Employment-based health benefit programs have existed in the United States for more than 100 years. (ebri.org)
  • disabilities
  • Given these changes, it is especially important to understand the complex and interrelated factors that contribute to health and health care inequities for people with disabilities, and to identify practical solutions. (ncd.gov)
  • People with disabilities tend to be in poorer health and to use health care at a significantly higher rate than people who do not have disabilities. (ncd.gov)
  • Adults with developmental disabilities are at risk for hearing and vision difficulties, cardiovascular disease, obesity, seizures, mental health and behavioral problems, poor oral health, and poor general fitness. (ncd.gov)
  • access
  • Open access" and "POS" (point of service) products are a combination of an HMO and traditional indemnity plan. (wikipedia.org)
  • individuals
  • The proportion of non-elderly individuals with employer-sponsored cover fell from 66% in 2000 to 56% in 2010, then stabilized following the passage of the Affordable Care Act. (wikipedia.org)
  • injuries
  • Michaela N. Johnson, 19, Lake City, suffered critical injuries and was transported to UF Health Shands for treatment. (ufl.edu)
  • poor
  • Adults who are deaf or who experience significant problems hearing were three times as likely to report fair or poor health compared with those who did not have hearing impairments. (ncd.gov)