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Hospital Expenses - The Need for Health Insurance

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  • Price per Classroom$2.00
  • Grade Levels 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Topics Insurance
  • Duration 15 Minutes
  • Auto Scored? Yes
  • Teacher Evaluation Needed? No

Activity Description

In this data analysis activity, students will explore the financial realities of healthcare expenses for uninsured individuals. They will analyze data related to the average hospital expenses incurred by someone without health insurance.

Students will read and analyze the hospital expenses for different treatments and for the hospital stays in different states for an uninsured individual. Students will answer review questions and understand the importance of health insurance. This activity serves as an opportunity for students to recognize the critical importance of health insurance.

Finally, students will analyze a series of health events that happened to Mr. John, and find out how health insurance helped him.

This worksheet is a classroom-ready interactive and dynamic worksheet that just needs a few clicks to assign to your classroom. The worksheet is auto-scored, teachers just need to open the real-time console and monitor the student progress.


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Learning Objective

The primary objectives are to teach students the financial challenges and risks associated with lacking health insurance and to appreciate the role of health insurance in providing financial protection and access to healthcare services.

Teacher Tips

Included with the activity, you can view the tips to clarify student's doubts or to evaluate answers (for a teacher scored worksheet).
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  • Price$2.00
  • Grade Levels 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Topics Insurance
  • Duration 15 Minutes
  • Auto Scored? Yes
  • Teacher Evaluation Needed? No

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