Accident insurance was first offered in the United States by the Franklin Health
Assurance Company of Massachusetts. This firm, founded ...
Oct 22, 2009 ... If you want to understand how to fix today's health insurance system, you'd be
smart to look first at how it was born. How did Americans end up ...
Jul 7, 2010 ... Prior to World War II, most Americans paid for their own medical care, either
directly to their chosen provider or through Blue Cross nonprofit ...
Jun 5, 2014 ... This post is part of a blog series on the history of the U.S. health insurance
industry. This series has been adapted from the Zane Benefits ...
Health Reform on. MARCH 2009. NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE—A Brief
History of Reform Efforts in the U.S.. Introduction. Many believe the United States
Progressive reformers argue for health insurance, seems to be gaining support.
Opposition from physicians and other interest groups, and the entry of the US ...
ment of health insurance in this comltry, describes the various types of health
insurance organiza- tions, and gives data on enrollment, and finances. History.
Mar 31, 2009 ... A history of health insurance, from the early days of health care to modern
medicine, rising costs, and American debate over coverage.
A Brief History: Universal Health Care Efforts in the US ..... In the entire history of
the national health insurance campaign, this was the first time that a ground ...
1900-1920: Sickness Insurance versus Health Insurance. Prior to 1920, the state
..... Health Insurance.” Explorations in Economic History 39 (July 2002): 233-53.