15 terms

Chapter 2 (workbook)

evidence of the first health insurance policy to provide private healthcare coverage for injuries that did not result in dealth apperaed in ___
Hill-Burton Act provided federal grants for modernizing hospitals that had become obsolete because of lack of capital investment during the great depression. In return for federal funds, facilities were required to
Provide services for free or at reduced rates to patients who were unable to pay for care
inpatient is a person admitted to a hospital for treatment with the expectation of remaining in the hospital for a period of at least
24 hours
Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) was developed by which organization in 1966?
American Medical Association
A patient with end-stage renal disease is eligble to receive which benifits
if a verteran is rated as 100 percent permanently and totally diabled as a result of a service-connected condition which progarm will provide benefits to the verteran's dependents
which coding system was created in 1984
HCPCS, has 2 levels - CPT & Nationals
a new fee schedule for medicare services was implemented as part of OBRA 1989 and 1990 replacing the regional "usual and reasonable" payment basis with a fixed fee schedule called
Three or more healthcare providers sharing equipment, supplies, and personnel create a(n)
group practice
CMS developed the National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) to
eliminate improper coding and promote national correct coding methodologies
The skilled nursing facility prospective payment system (SNFPPS) generates ____ payment for each skilled nursing facility admission
per diem
in 2000 which type of health plan was introduced as a way to encourage individuals to locate the best health care at the lowest price with goal of holding down healthcare cost
by whom is the employer identification number (EIN) assigned
Internal Revenue Serivces (IRS)
the identification of disease and the provision of care and treatment by members of a healthcare team to persons who are sick injuried or concerned about thier health status is the definition os
medical care
although the presense of health insurance was increasing in the early 1900s, most americans continued to pay thier own health expenses. this usually meant
those who had no insurance usually received charity care or no care