Home Health Pre-test Module 2

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Home Health Pre-test Module 2

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A Medicare patient is considered homebound when:    
    • A. 

      The patient can drive the car to the doctor even when it is very difficult.

    • B. 

      The patient can ride in the car with a family member and push the cart in the grocery store for balance.

    • C. 

      The patient can leave the home for non-medical reasons for a very short period of time.

    • D. 

      The patient can walk around the block with the walker.

  • 2. 
    To be eligible to receive care under Medicare, the patient must:    
    • A. 

      Be eligible for for Medicare and have a supplemental insurance policy.

    • B. 

      Need a caregiver in the home at least 18 hours a day.

    • C. 

      Be under the care of a physician and need skilled nursing or therapy services.

    • D. 

      Be able to ride in a car to visit the physician.

  • 3. 
    The Medicare Plan of Care contains all of the following except:    
    • A. 

      A list of all current medications.

    • B. 

      The patient's living will.

    • C. 

      Treatment instructions.

    • D. 

      All pertinent diagnoses.

  • 4. 
    The qualifying services for Medicare can stand alone in a case. Which of the follwoing are qulifying services.    
    • A. 

      PT, HHA, RN

    • B. 

      RN, OT, ST

    • C. 

      MSW, RN, ST

    • D. 

      RN, PT, ST

  • 5. 
    All of the following are true statements about PPS except:    
    • A. 

      PPS stands for Prospective Payment System.

    • B. 

      An episode of care is a 90 day period.

    • C. 

      A mistake in documentation can result in a payment denial.

    • D. 

      PPS payment is based on the Home Health Resource Group (HHRG).

  • 6. 
    If the home health nurse feels threatened in any way in the home, the nurse should:    
    • A. 

      Stay with the patient until help comes.

    • B. 

      Phone the office for help.

    • C. 

      Call 911.

    • D. 

      Leave the house immediately and call the supervisor.

  • 7. 
    Violence may include:    
    • A. 

      Physical contact.

    • B. 

      Verbal and written threats.

    • C. 

      Sexual harassment.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 8. 
    Advanced directives include all of the following except:    
    • A. 

      CPR directive

    • B. 

      Plan of Care

    • C. 

      Medical Durable Power of Attorney.

    • D. 

      Living Will.

  • 9. 
    Patient confidentiality is a basic patient right and includes all of the following except.    
    • A. 

      Keeping written patient information out of sight in the car.

    • B. 

      Phoning the physician about the patient at another patient's house.

    • C. 

      Sharing patient information with family members, only with the patient's consent.

    • D. 

      Discussing patient information only with other caregivers that have a need to know.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is the payer of "last resort"?    
    • A. 

      Medicaid

    • B. 

      Medicare

    • C. 

      Managed care company

    • D. 

      Private payment

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