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Social Problems Study Set 5

Sociology

Quiz 16 :

The Health Care System

Quiz 16 :

The Health Care System

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Patient dumping occurs when __________.
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As a result of managed care, patients __________.
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Ordering extra tests even though the doctor thinks they are probably unnecessary is an example of __________.
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The surge in Managed Care Networks and the shift to physicians as employers began ______.
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The profit margin for pharmaceutical companies is about __________ percent.
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__________ is a strategy used by for-profit hospitals to optimize profits.
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Which country spends the largest percentage of its gross national product for health care services?
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The negative consequences associated with managed care include the fact that __________.
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Which of the following provides government health care benefits for the aged?
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Prior to the 2010 health care reform in the United States, the uninsured __________.
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Medlining practices __________.
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The average income of general practitioners is ______ of what specialists make.
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Which of the following provides government health care for the poor?
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Patient dumping __________.
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What is a strategy employers use to reduce their costs for employee medical benefits?
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Lack of health insurance kills ______ people per year.
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When compared to health care in other advanced, industrialized democracies, the United States has a relatively __________.
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One _________ strategy is to not have physicians who treat severe conditions in the network.
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The practice by managed-care companies of limiting the number of patients with health problems and maximizing the number of healthy patients is known as __________.
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Some physicians practice __________, which may protect them from lawsuits, but also drives up the costs of health care by increasing the numbers of tests and procedures.
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