Degenerative Diseases – Healthcare & Nursing

Formal Education, Degenerative Diseases

The key terms of this Healthcare & Nursing course include Formal Education, Employs, Degenerative Diseases.

Formal education and training requirements for physicians generally include:

D. All of these are correct

Which specialty employs the largest number of physicians?

A. Family and general practitioner

Which area of specialty earned the highest salary in 2014?

C. Family and general practitioner

What are the two types of physicians?

A. Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) and
Medical Doctor (MD)

Which of the following industries was one of the largest in 2013 and projected to generate 4.1 million new jobs between 2012 and 2011?

C. Healthcare

As a group, what’s the best-known and largest single employers of health workers?

B. Hospitals

The U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics predicts a critical shortage of what group of health care providers?

B. Primary care physicians

Which of the following is NOT one of the ways that access to health care was expanded?

D. Expanding the Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC)

Which of the following requirements ensured the same benefits for all Americans, regardless of the source of insurance coverage?

D. None of these is correct

The cost of health insurance premiums during the first year of the ACA varied within states and across the United States. Which of the following describes the different types of plans that were offered?

C. Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum levels

Which of the following are individuals employed and trained to assist consumers in selecting and enrolling in a Qualified Health Plan (QHP)?

D. Navigators

Which of the following are essential health benefits required by all qualified health plans?

D. All of these are correct

As a result of the ACA a estimated 15 million individuals obtained health coverage from the beginning of the first enrollment period in October 2013 through March 2015, resulting in drop in the number of uninsured Americans to 10% from 17%?

A. True

Which of the following are examples of government funded health insurance programs?

D. All of these are correct

In 2014, a total of 23% of the federal budget was spent on Medicaid and which of the following?

C. Medicare

Which of the following best describes the method of funding for health care in the United States?

D. None of these are correct

What was the traditional method of reimbursement for health services before passage of the Affordable Care Act ( ACA)?

C. Fee-for-services

Which of the following groups of people eligible for Medicare?

B. Age 60 and older

Which group developed the first private hospital insurance plan in 1929?

D. Doctors

Which of the following has increased the prevalence of chronic and degenerative diseases?

B. Increased number of elderly

In 2014, what infectious agent was responsible for the largest epidemic in history and was spreading to the U.S. by healthcare workers employed in West Africa?

C. Ebola Virus

Treatment of chronic conditions in the elderly accounts for what portion of the total healthcare costs in the U.S.?

D. Three-fourths

Which of the following are two main factors associated with the increased prevalence of chronic and degenerative diseases?

C. Longevity and increased number of elders

What factors have contributed to a greater use of prescription drug use?

B. Medicare Part D

Which of these government-funded program is intended to provide individual healthcare for people with low incomes and who are uninsured.

B. Medicaid

Which one of these statements is correct?

C. The emphasis in public health contrast to medical care, which emphasizes treatment of disease.

Which of the following is a direct health service provided by the federal government?

D. All of these are correct