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

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

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. 4.Question : (TCO 4) Which of the following is an effective cost control mechanism?

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