Unit 2-Health Care System - Brandon L. Pickett January 21,...

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Brandon L. Pickett January 21, 2009 Health Care System Overview Study Questions Topic: Health Care System Overview In addition to the provided course materials, Internet research may be required to fully answer the following questions. 1. State the names and abbreviations of the two major forms of managed care organizations. The two major forms of managed care organizations are Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs) and Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs). 2. State the approximate numbers of uninsured and underinsured citizens in the United States. 36 - 45 million uninsured on any given day, 23 million 4 months or less, 10-15 million chronically uninsured 3. List and briefly describe four major types of facilities for long term care. Nursing homes- largely proprietary; Medicaid funding common Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs)- similar to hospital but long term; patients recertified periodically Intermediate Care Facilities- personal care; less intensive nursing care Assisted Living-
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2009 for the course AHS 300 taught by Professor Paustian during the Spring '08 term at University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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Unit 2-Health Care System - Brandon L. Pickett January 21,...

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