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Quiz 12 :

Health Policy and Regulation

Quiz 12 :

Health Policy and Regulation

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____ is the governmental oversight of the private marketplace.
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With the increasing intersection between health care delivery and the law,health care executives must confront a wide range of regulatory ____________________ issues that affect how health care institutions operate.
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To successfully navigate through the complex regulatory environment,health care organizations (HCOs)often appoint a regulatory ____________________.
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compliance officer

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____________________,created by a 1965 statute,is the federal health insurance program for the elderly and disabled.
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The 1999 report by the Institute of Medicine,To Err Is Human: Building a Safer Health System,stated that between ____ deaths could be attributed to preventable medical errors.
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The ____ of 1986 is designed to prevent institutions from denying care to anyone seeking emergency medical treatment,regardless of citizenship,insurance status,or ability to pay.
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In many states,a health care facility cannot be constructed,renovated,or expanded without obtaining a ____.
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An emerging cost containment strategy is to encourage comparative ____ research.
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The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)____________________,with the cooperation of the Department of Justice,dedicates considerable resources to enforcing federal fraud and abuse laws.
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A ____ is used by the IRS for assessing whether hospitals are operated to serve a charitable purpose.
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____________________ principles affect the interaction between federal and state laws,stating that if federal and state laws directly conflict,the federal law applies.
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"____________________" authority allows the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)to state that a health care organization meets CMS certification requirements.
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The ____ (HIPAA)limits the ability of new employers to exclude coverage for preexisting conditions.
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One concern that the Health Care Quality Improvement Act (HCQIA)addressed was the weaknesses in existing peer ____________________ processes.
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The ____ stores information regarding physicians' and dentists' professional competence and conduct.
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An example of an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services is the ____.
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The U.S.health care industry comprises a relatively large number of organizations that are ____________________ from paying most if not all taxes including income,property,and sales taxes.
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____________________ serves as a primary mechanism by which states regulate the quality of care provided by health care organizations.
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One challenge that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)faces is to balance the public demand for speedy access to newly developed drugs against the ____ that might accompany an accelerated approval process.
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The purpose of the ___________________ laws is to promote competition based on the conviction that competitive markets bring benefits of relatively lower consumer prices,higher output,and greater innovation.
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