The Healthcare Reform Law Passed in 2010 Closes the __________
The healthcare reform law passed in 2010 closes the __________ in Medicare Part D prescription drug insurance.
A)"donut hole" or Medicare gap
B)amount of Social Security compensation
C)matter of national health care
D)housing and retirement gap
E)none of the above
Which of the following is an important reform addressed in the healthcare reform law of 2010 that addresses issues faced by the elderly?
A)HMOs and PPOs will take the place of Medicare.
B)Terminally ill patients and their caretakers will consult a government-appointed panel to seek the "best course of action" for their long-term treatment
C)Senior citizens will pay an extra $3200 per year for prescription medication,but receive $2000 in rebates thereafter..
D)Existing Medicare plans will be replaced with a national healthcare plan available to all.
E)Long-term care will be more affordable;the elderly may stay in their home of choice instead of moving to a nursing home.
To address the problem of complaints concerning resident care in nursing homes,additional legislation was added to the healthcare reform law of 2010.They include: __________.
A)The Older Americans Act,the Nursing Home Improvement Act,and the Elder Transparency Act.
B)The Nursing Home Transparency and Improvement Act,the Patient Safety and Abuse Prevention Act,and the Elder Justice Act
C)The Medicare Donut Hole Gap Act,the Nursing Home Improvement Act,and the Elder Justice Act.
D)The Organization for the Elderly Act,the Elder Retired Persons Act,and the Nursing Home Improvement Act.
E)None of the above.
The official title of the 2010 healthcare reform law is the __________.
A)Older Americans Act
B)Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
C)Patient Protection and Transparency Improvement Act
D)Nursing Home Protection and Affordable Care Act
E)Elder Retired Protection and Transparency Act.