Issues and Trends in Nursing: Essential Knowledge for Today and Tomorrow
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Please read each question and select your answer from the choices provided. You must complete all of the questions in order to view your results. At the end of each exam, you have the option to e-mail your results to your instructor.

1:  What type of insurance controls the utilization and cost of services by limiting unnecessary treatment. It attempts to control costs by controlling access to unnecessary care.
A: Private health insurance
B: Managed Care Organizations
C: Health Maintenance Organizations
D: Government Insurance Plans

2:  Ruth is a 56 yo who just had a left total knee replacement yesterday. The surgeon is planning discharge for later today. While in the hospital she received Physical therapy but has a lot of residual weakness from surgery. What type of healthcare delivery system would best benefit Ruth while recovering in the home?
A: Home Healthcare Services
B: Hospice
C: Extended Care Facility
D: Palliative Care

3:  Which is a grant program that provides partial healthcare services for indigent people and is based on a person's income and assets.
A: Prospective Payment System (PPS)
B: Medicare
C: Hoosier Healthwise
D: Medicaid

4:  Health insurance is a mechanism created to help protect against risk and against potential substantial financial loss from a catastrophic illness.

5:  Many issues affect the manner in which healthcare can be delivered to its customers. Some issues include the age of the population, type of family and its contribution of support and health problems of specific groups.

6:  Diagnosis-related groups (DRGs) is a classification system that determines the reimbursement rate according to the length of an admission.

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