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Health Economics and Policy Study Set 1

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Quiz 8 :

Managed Care

Quiz 8 :

Managed Care

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Most empirical studies show that the cost-savings provided by managed care are accomplished by
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Kaiser-Permanente, the nation's largest health maintenance organization, was founded
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Capitation
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The health maintenance organization where the physicians are salaried employees of the HMO is called
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The RAND Health Insurance experiment compared costs of HMOs with the costs of indemnity insurers. The study
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Network model HMOs use _______ to shift financial risk back onto providers.
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Which of the following statements is not true about managed care?
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To control moral hazard and the increased spending that accompanies it, managed care providers include _______ in contracts with providers.
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The most important aspect of the change from fee-for-service to capitation is that
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The health maintenance organization that contracts with individual physicians or group practices to provide care for a specified group of enrollees is called
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What is the motivation behind the cost-control features of managed care?
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Which type of managed care organization has the strictest cost control features?
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