WHAT ARE THE PRIMARY ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE CONCERNS OF THE U.S. PUBLIC? WEEK 4 DQ 2 IN THE U.S., CAN A LOW-INCOME PERSON RECEIVE ACCESS TO HIGH QUALITY CARE? WHAT POLICIES ARE IN PLACE TO PROMOTE THIS?

WHAT ARE THE PRIMARY ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE CONCERNS OF THE U.S. PUBLIC? WEEK 4 DQ 2 IN THE U.S., CAN A LOW-INCOME PERSON RECEIVE ACCESS TO HIGH QUALITY CARE? WHAT POLICIES ARE IN PLACE TO PROMOTE THIS?

Week 4 Discussions and Midterm Exam

Week 4 DQ 1

What are the primary access to health care concerns of the U.S. public?

Week 4 DQ 2

In the U.S., can a low-income person receive access to high quality care? What policies are in place to promote this?

Week 4 Midterm Exam

1. Question : (TCO 1) Which statement most accurately describes the relationship between health insurance and health?
Student Answer:1- Compared with the insured person, the uninsured tend to be diagnosed at later stages of life-threatening illnesses.(Chapter 3, pg 21-22)
2- Having health insurance has no impact on a person’s overall health. Genetics and lifestyle choices are the only factors proven to impact health.

3- In an effort to avoid high-cost hospitalizations, the uninsured are more likely to practice health maintenance behaviors than those with insurance.

4- People who have health insurance display a 25 percent increased risk of dying when compared to the uninsured.

2.Question :(TCO 2) Which of the following are stakeholders in health care policy?
Student Answer:1- Individuals, Businesses, Consumers, and Purchasers(Answer located on page 193 in textbook)
2- Purchasers, Medical Suppliers, Providers, and Businesses

3- Providers, Hospitals, Physicians, and Insurers

3.Question :(TCO 3) Proportional payments are ________________.
Student Answer:1- The ratio of payment to income that is the same for all classes. (Chapter 2, pg. 14)
2- payments that take a falling percentage of income as income increases.

3- payments that take a rising percentage of income as income increases.

4-A set fee regardless of income.


 

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