Winter '10 - Quiz #3 (Durable Medical Equipment) -legg

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Winter '10 - Quiz #3 (Durable Medical Equipment) -Legg


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following options does NOT define durable medical equipment?
    • A. 

      Equipment that can withstand repeated use

    • B. 

      Equipment that is primary and customarily used to serve a medical pupose

    • C. 

      Equipment that is generally not use to a person in the absence of illness or injury

    • D. 

      Two of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT a function of durable medical equipment?
    • A. 

      Alleviate

    • B. 

      Ameliorate

    • C. 

      Correct

    • D. 

      Cure

    • E. 

      Palliate

  • 3. 
    Which of the following examples of medical equipment is NON-durable?
    • A. 

      Ostomy appliances

    • B. 

      Wheelchairs/Walkers

    • C. 

      Oxygen/Respiratory equipment

    • D. 

      Hospital beds

    • E. 

      Mastectomy breast forms

  • 4. 
    True or False: Medicare will only cover DME if obtained from a supplier enrolled in the Medicare Program.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is NOT a pharmacist role regarding durable medical equipment?
    • A. 

      Assist patients & providers with product selection

    • B. 

      Insurance billing (Medicare and private)

    • C. 

      Fit patients for correct sizes

    • D. 

      Diagnose the patient's illness/injury

    • E. 

      Counsel patients on proper use and maintenance

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