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Health Insurance Assessment Ch. 11

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Worker's compensation got its start in the 1800s in:
The employer
In worker's compensation insurance, the premiums are paid by:
FECA
The federal program that establishes worker's compensation for nonmilitary federal government employees is know by the acronym:
FELA
The federal government that establishes workers compensation for railroad workers engaged in interstate commerce is know by the acronym:
Ombudsman
An individual responsible for investigating and resolving workers complaints against the employer or insurance company that is denying the benefits is called a(n):
Individual state statutes
The time limit for filing a worker's compensation claim is established by:
Time limits vary from state to state
An injury or illness that is job related typically must be reported to the employer:
Job deconditioning
A patients inability to perform normal job duties at the previous level of expertise as a result of being absent from work is called:
Progress reports and Supplemental reports
After the initial attending physican report has been filed, periodic updates must be provided to the employer/insurer, called:
Disability insurance
The type of insurance that replaces a portion of earned income when an individual in unable to perform the requirements of his or her job because of non-job-related injury or illness is called:
A benefit cap
The maximum amount of benefits that can be received in a specific time period is called:
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
The federal act established in 1990 that protects the civil rights of individuals with disabilities is called the:
State Disability Determination unit
The examining body that determines if an applicant qualifies for SSDI is the :
Financial means test
The method of determining whether or not an individual is eligible for SSi benefits is through a(n):