What is the principal factor behind ongoing legislation on the federal level related to health care?
a. Change needed to reflect differences in health needs today
b. Efforts to control constantly increasing costs
c. Need to focus on population as a whole
d. Need to expand technological breakthroughs
B. efforts to control constantly increasing costs.
What has happened to the hospitals built or expanded by Hill-Burton Act funds?
a. Many such hospitals have consolidated or closed.
b. Not needing to expand, hospitals have used the funds to upgrade their facilities.
c. They have continued to use such funds to expand.
d. When funding ceased, so did hospital expansion.
A. Many such hospitals have consolidated or closed.
What was one effect of the Welfare Reform Act of 1996?
a. Individuals who were required to obtain employment lost their health coverage.
b. Many were happy to be off the government dole and self-supporting.
c. Persons sought and obtained employment that often included insurance benefits.
d. The food stamp program also decreased in size.
A. individuals who were required to obtain employment lost their health coverage.
What might be noticeable about the State Child Health Improvement Act (SCHIP) of 1997
a. The law included goals and programs but no funding to achieve them
b. The law received extensive support by both Republicans and Democrats
c. The law was extended, then not renewed by the Bush administration, then renewed again by the Obama administration
C. the law was extended, then not renewed by the bush administration, then renewed again by the obama administration
What was notable about the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003?
a. Additional restrictions in reimbursement were imposed.
b. Law now includes reimbursement for experimental treatments.
c. Reimbursement procedures were modernized and made more efficient.
d. The revision included a prescription drug benefit.
D. The revision included a prescription drug benefit
What has been slowly increasing in consistency among states in their approach to health care?
a. Federal funding encourages experimentation in creating new programs.
b. Insurance regulations concerning reimbursement cross state lines.
c. Information about successful programs is known to legislators.
d. States frequently develop new programs as federal funds become available to pay for them.
D. States frequently develop new programs as general funds become available to pay for them.
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