Episode 3

The development of Medicare, Medicaid and payment reform measures in the United States Part 2

by OBGYN Business Institute | November 17, 2022

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In this show, Dr. Mikio & Naren talk about the development of concepts such as fee-for-service models, HMOs, and IPAs & how the evolution of payment reforms affects medical students, practicing physicians, and what to expect.


  • 00:03:56 HMOs & IPAs
  • 00:06:19 Beginning of IPA and how does it work?
  • 00:07:38 How has the HMO evolved?
  • 00:10:45 Medical student experience with fees
  • 00:11:50 A lesson from the history
  • 00:15:30 What has Walmart done to its employee healthcare coverage?
  • 00:16:02 Centers of excelence  
  • 00:16:40 Advocating the importance of these programs 
  • 00:21:12 Understanding health insurance
  • 00:21:45 Developing payment refinements and reforms


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