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  2. Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs)
  3. resident
  4. Insurance premium
  1. a A group of clinically related clients, for example, all heart transplant clients. These groups are established by the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services as a means of determining payment amounts for the average hospital stays of clients. Most other insurance carriers base their payments on Medicare payments.
  2. b The amount paid by the subscriber to an insurance company.
  3. c The part of the medical fee an insured person pays for medical services. It is the amount of money owed by a client after the insurer has paid its part of the client's medical expenses. This fee is in addition to the insurance premium. (also called co-payment)
  4. d A client who lives in a long-term care facility for the rest of his/her life.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. An agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It is the world's premier medical research organization, supporting some nationwide research projects in diseases like cancer, arthritis, and AIDS.
  2. An agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services whose job is to monitor and prevent the outbreak of diseases.
  3. The era from 1946 to 1964. This era started after World War II, when United States had an expanding economy. There were plenty of jobs, and people could afford to have large families. During this time the average age of the U.S. population decreased because of the large number of births.
  4. A federal agency whose mission is to promote and protect public health by helping safe and effective products reach the market and to monitor products reach the market and to monitor products for continued safety after their use.
  5. An organization that focuses on prevention and wellness care. Wellness care normally not covered by traditional health insurance programs, financed by fixed periodic payments determined in advance.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Medical asepsisThe maintenance of a clean environment in order to reduce the number of microorganisms. The practice of disinfecting surgical equipment and washing hands to prevent infection in the hospitalized clients. Common routine includes hand washing and using gloves. Also called clean technique.


  2. Activities of Daily Living (ADL)A long-term facility in which clients are provided meals and housekeeping.


  3. managed careA type of health care plan designed to control costs. These organizations manage, negotiate, and contract for health care with the goal of keeping health care costs down.


  4. Workers' compensationThe directing and coordinating authority on international health. A primary goal of this organization is to help all the people to attain the highest possible levels of health. The agency compiles international health statistics and info. on disease and publishes health information. It also provides training.


  5. Hippocratesa disease-producing microorganism


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