Health and Accident Insurance

Health and Accident Insurance provides a comprehensive study of health insurance. It explains the many and varied types of health insurance policies, including basic and major medical expense, disability, long-term care, AD&D and workers' compensation, as well as Medicare and Medigap. It explores how health insurance is provided and how it is utilized. The course covers individual policies, managed care options, group coverage, and government-sponsored coverage. It explores the regulation of health insurance and highlights significant regulatory requirements brought about by COBRA and HIPAA and the Affordable Care Act. The course also covers the taxation of health insurance premiums and benefits and explains the various means of paying for medical expenses on a tax-advantaged basis, including health savings accounts and health reimbursement accounts. The course includes the following chapters:
  • Sources of Health Insurance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Managed Care
  • Other Forms of Health Insurance
  • Health Insurance Regulation
  • Government Health Insurance Programs
  • Health Care and Taxes