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1

Hospitals are classified general, specialty, or government, depending on the sources of income.

False

2

The term clinic can refer to a group of medical or dental doctors who share a facility.

True

3

National Institutes of Health (NIT) is an international agency sponsored by the United Nations.

False

4

CDC, Center for Disease Control is concerned with the causes, spread, and control of diseases.

True

5

Voluntary/Nonprofit agencies are supported by donations, membership fees, federal, or state grants.

True

6

Insurance plans vary in the amount of payment and the type of services covered.

True

7

Managed care is a concept that had developed in response to rising health care costs.

True

8

Medicare is an assistance for those with low incomes or physically disabled or blind.

False

9

Tricare is a government program that provides health care for all military members.

True

10

Organizational structure indicates areas of responsibility and leads to efficient operation.

True

11

In a PPO, insured people are restricted to using specific hospitals or doctors.

True

12

Deductibles are the money taken from a bill by a health care agency if someone had insurance.

False

13

Medical centers at universities may give free treatment and care to provide a learning experience.

True

14

DRGs are one way Congress is trying to control costs for insurances such as Medicare/Medicaid.

True

15

Assisted or independent-living facilities are associated w/ nursing homes or extended care.

True

16

Every patient has the right to choose or refuse any type of health care.

True

17

Performs special diagnostic tests

Laboratories

18

Provides assistance and care for elderly patients.

Long-term care facilities

19

Provides care for accidents or sudden illnesses

Emergency care services

20

Located in large companies or industries

Industrial health

21

Provides care for teeth and dental disease

Dental office

22

Provides guidance, counseling, and chemical abuse treatment centers

Mental health facility

23

Provides care for individuals w/ physical or mental handicaps to allow maximum self-care

Rehabilitation facilities

24

Provides a variety of services in patient's home

Home health

25

Provides care for the terminally ill

Hospice

26

Provides total health care directed toward preventative health care

Health maintenance organization