Quiz Over Health care System

17 Questions | Total Attempts: 70

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Health Care Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A federally run entitlement program through which people age 65 and older receive health insurance is called
    • A. 

      Medicare

    • B. 

      CHIP

    • C. 

      HMO

    • D. 

      Medicaid

  • 2. 
    Public policy is now attempting to direct the medical system toward which of the following?
    • A. 

      Disease prevention

    • B. 

      Efficient use of resources

    • C. 

      Health promotion

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 3. 
    Older Americans consume a disproportionate amount of medical care.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Medicare and Medicaid are the same program.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A study that compares the costs of providing health care against a desirable change in patient health outcomes is called a(n)
    • A. 

      Cost-effectiveness study.

    • B. 

      Epidemiological assessment.

    • C. 

      Improved health initiative study.

    • D. 

      Nutrition intervention study.

  • 6. 
    Health disparities persist among different populations, including racial and ethnic minorities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is not a major contributor to health care expenditures in the United States?
    • A. 

      Screening for diabetes

    • B. 

      Rising professional liability costs

    • C. 

      Cost of malpractice lawsuits

    • D. 

      The administrative cost of the insurance process

  • 8. 
    U.S. per capita health spending exceeds that of other industrialized nations by significant margins.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Older Americans consume a disproportionate amount of medical care.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Choose the type of nutrition intervention that is incorrectly matched with an example of a measurable outcome.
    • A. 

      Burns - survival rate

    • B. 

      Obesity - weight changes

    • C. 

      Prenatal care - length of stay

    • D. 

      Diabetes - glycated hemoglobin levels

  • 11. 
    In the United States, we _____ disease rather than _____ disease.
    • A. 

      Prevent, treat

    • B. 

      Treat, prevent

    • C. 

      Prolong, cure

    • D. 

      None of these pairs are correct.

  • 12. 
    Medicare and Medicaid were created by which legislation?
    • A. 

      Social Security Act of 1935

    • B. 

      Hill-Burton Act of 1946

    • C. 

      Social Security Amendments of 1965

    • D. 

      National Health Insurance Act of 1988

  • 13. 
    The uninsured most often include
    • A. 

      The disabled.

    • B. 

      Those with end-stage renal disease.

    • C. 

      The elderly.

    • D. 

      Self-employed business men and women.

  • 14. 
    The philosophy that the health care system will do everything possible in terms of curative and treatment services to make people well
    • A. 

      Underlies the wellness model paradigm.

    • B. 

      Underlies the medical model paradigm.

    • C. 

      Was rejected by Americans in the 1970s.

    • D. 

      Will be the health care philosophy of the future.

  • 15. 
    In 2010, approximately _____ percent of the U.S. population was uninsured.
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      17

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is not true regarding nutrition protocols?
    • A. 

      The clearly specify appropriate care and acceptable limits of care for each disease state or condition.

    • B. 

      They are detailed guidelines for care that are specific to the disease or condition and type of patient.

    • C. 

      They serve as frameworks to help practitioners in assessment, development, and evaluation of nutrition interventions.

    • D. 

      They are considered unnecessary for achieving payment for nutrition services.

  • 17. 
    To determine the rating of a particular health care system, one must examine which of the following variables?
    • A. 

      Access to health care

    • B. 

      Cost of health care

    • C. 

      Quality of health care

    • D. 

      All of these need to be considered.