University of Pennsylvania recently known as (College of Philadelphia) provides medical training in the colonies.
Even though health insurance didn't exist yet, employees were liable for work related injuries even if the employer was responsible.
Workers compensation advocates used the implementation of "Workers compensation insurance" as an opportunity to hold employers accountable for employee injuries
During the Great Depression, Baylor University in Dallas enrolled 1,250 Baylor teachers in "Hospital service plans" for 50 cents a Months. This provided care for hospital stays for 21 days.
During the year of 1933 the American Hospital Association starting approving plans
In the year 1934 Commercial carriers started offering hospital coverage.
President Roosevelt organized a medical committee to advance the health reform.
Blue shield plans mirror Blue Cross and the first medical service plan "The California Physicians service" is established.
Medicare is in effect for members 65 and older and younger individuals with mental health disabilities.
Medicaid is established for the low income population.