The U.S. Health Care System: Description, Structure, Cost, Quality & Access


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Managed care plans include:

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

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will determine your knowledge of the U.S. healthcare system. Managed care plans and HDHP are some of the topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Managed care plan that requires PCP approval to see another specialist
  • The managed care plan that allows you to select the doctor without another doctor's referral
  • HDHP
  • Something that managed care plans include

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the U.S. health care system
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about HDHP
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read and interpret information regarding the managed care plan that is a combination of a PPO and HMO

Additional Learning

To learn more about health care in the United States, review the accompanying lesson, The U.S. Health Care System: Description, Structure, Cost, Quality & Access. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Detail how much money is spent on healthcare in the United States each year
  • Explain the Affordable Care Act
  • Cover the different managed care plans
  • Explore Medicare and Medicaid