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Chapter 2 HealthCare Delivery SYstems

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Medical offices
Privately owned facilities that provide a variety of health care services
Medicare
Federal government program providing health care services to persons 65 years and older
Medigap
Health insurance policy that helps pay expenses not covered by medicare
Mental health
Care of patients who have mental disorders and diseases
NIH
Involved in research on disease
Non-profit agencies
Supported by donations, fundraisers, and grants
Occupational and Safety Health Administration
establishes and enforces standards that protect workers from job related injuries and illnesses
Optical Center
Provide vision examinations and provide various types of eye wear.
Organizational Structure
outline of authority and responsibility for an organization
PPO
type of managed healthcare
Rehabilitation
process of helping patients with physical or mental disabilities regain maximum self care and function
School Health Services
services for students in schools and colleges who require emergency care or care for certain illnesses
TRICARE
program that provides care for military families both those of active duty and those who are retired
USDHHS
national agency dealing with health problems in the United States
Volunteer agencies
Agencies supported by donations and grants
WHO
International agency sponsored by the United Nations
Medicaid
Government program that provides medical care for people whose income are below a certain level
Workers' compensation
Payment and care provided to an individual who is injured on the job