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Ch. 2 Health Care Systems Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. World Health Organization
  2. co-payment
  3. deductible
  4. Hippocrates
  5. Insurance premium
  1. a 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)
  2. b A Greek philosopher known as the father of western medicine. He lived during the fourth century B.C. and recommended the practices of fresh air, exercise, and health food to prevent and cure illness.
  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 deductible)
  4. d The amount paid by the subscriber to an insurance company.
  5. e The 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 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Medical insurance offered by employers to employees. The employer may pay all or part of the premium as a benefit to the employee.
  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. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. A 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.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Health maintenance organization (HMO)The 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.

          

  2. Workers' compensationInsurance that covers accidents, injuries, or diseases that occur at the workplace. Federal law requires employers to purchase and maintain a minimum amount of this insurance for their employees.

          

  3. Assisted-living centerA long-term facility in which clients are provided meals and housekeeping.

          

  4. National Institutes of Health (NIH)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.

          

  5. Medical asepsisThe 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)

          

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