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Overview of the U.S. Health Care System Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Literacy rates _____ on a community's overall health.

Question 2 2. Which of the following does socioeconomic status NOT refer to?

Question 3 3. How do communities determine their health care focuses for the year?

Question 4 4. In what main way(s) do changes in the political arena have an effect on health care?

Question 5 5. Where has telemedicine become increasingly popular?

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Question 6 6. An organization that does comprehensive research and data collection annually to compare the costs and outcomes of healthcare in several high-income countries is called the:

Question 7 7. One factor that makes the U.S. unique among all the countries compared in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) study is that:

Question 8 8. What is the monetary value of all the finished goods and services produced within a country's borders in a specific time period called?

Question 9 9. In a universal healthcare system, there is a single payer, but in a system like the one in the U.S., there are many. This means that in the U.S. system:

Question 10 10. One of the outcomes of the high spending in the U.S. on healthcare is that:

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Question 11 11. Managed care plans include:

Question 12 12. Which type of managed care plan lets you choose the doctor you want to go see without another doctor's referral?

Question 13 13. Which type of managed care plan needs your PCP's approval to go see another specialist?

Question 14 14. Which type of managed care plan is a combination of a PPO and HMO?

Question 15 15. Sarah is 35 and wants to get a healthcare plan. She is not strapped for money, and she'd prefer a plan that offers her increased flexibility in terms of doctors she is able to see, even if it means a slightly higher cost to her. Which type of plan should Sarah get?

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Question 16 16. When did the price of medical and hospital care begin to double?

Question 17 17. In which decade was national health care legislation first proposed, causing unions to believe that a plan offering compulsory health insurance would weaken the union systems?

Question 18 18. In which decade was the organization that would be the precursor to Blue Cross Blue Shield established?

Question 19 19. When was the Health Maintenance Organization Act established?

Question 20 20. When was the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act signed into law by President Obama?

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Question 21 21. Based off the priorities of the payer, which of the options below would they prefer in treating a patient?

Question 22 22. Susan is a 45 year old woman that lives in Baltimore, Maryland who enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with family and friends. Which of the following people below would be considered part of her community?

Question 23 23. Which option below would not be considered part of health services administration?

Question 24 24. The _____ component is the component most concerned with quality of care.

Question 25 25. Which of the following options is not considered part of the health services administration process?

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Question 26 26. What is the purpose of system outlooks?

Question 27 27. Which of the following factors compose system frameworks?

Question 28 28. Name three examples of nonhuman system resources.

Question 29 29. It is considered a form of _____ when system processes such as hospitals and nursing combine to help with continuity of care, finances, and quality of services.

Question 30 30. What are two of the goals of system outcomes for the U.S. health services systems framework?

Overview of the U.S. Health Care System Chapter Exam Instructions

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