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

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Question 1 1. Managed care plans include:

Question 2 2. Which type of managed care plan lets you choose the doctor you want to go see without another doctor's referral?

Question 3 3. 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?

Question 4 4. Which type of managed care plan is a combination of a PPO and HMO?

Question 5 5. Which type of managed care plan needs your PCP's approval to go see another specialist?

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Question 6 6. 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 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. 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 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. Based off the priorities of the payer, which of the options below would they prefer in treating a patient?

Question 12 12. 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 13 13. Which option below would not be considered part of health services administration?

Question 14 14. Which of the following options is not considered part of the health services administration process?

Question 15 15. The _____ component is the component most concerned with quality of care.

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Question 16 16. What is the purpose of system outlooks?

Question 17 17. What are two of the goals of system outcomes for the U.S. health services systems framework?

Question 18 18. 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 19 19. Name three examples of nonhuman system resources.

Question 20 20. Which of the following factors compose system frameworks?

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Question 21 21. When was the Health Maintenance Organization Act established?

Question 22 22. When was the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act signed into law by President Obama?

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. When did the price of medical and hospital care begin to double?

Question 25 25. In which decade was the organization that would be the precursor to Blue Cross Blue Shield established?

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Question 26 26. How do communities determine their health care focuses for the year?

Question 27 27. Which of the following does socioeconomic status NOT refer to?

Question 28 28. Literacy rates _____ on a community's overall health.

Question 29 29. Where has telemedicine become increasingly popular?

Question 30 30. In what main way(s) do changes in the political arena have an effect on health care?

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

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