Health Law for Medical Careers Chapter 2 Review

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Applying Knowledge 1. L 2. R 3. C 4. L 5. R 6. A Multiple Choice 7. The legal principle that says that the physician is responsible for the negligent acts of those employees under his/her supervision is called: Respondeat superior 8. A copayment is: A set amount that each patient pays for each office visit 9. Under this type of plan, insured patients must designate a primary care physician (PCP) Health maintenance plan 10. When physicians, hospitals, and other health care providers contract with one or more HMOs or directly with employers to provide care, this is called. A physician-hospital organization 11. Under this type of plan, a patient may see providers outside the plan, but the patient pays a higher portion of the fees: Preferred provider plan 12. Which of the following is mandatory for certain health professionals to practice in their field? Licensure 13. The National Practitioner Data Bank: Is accessible only to hospitals and health care plans 14. Licensure to practice medicine is done by: Each individual state 15. Physicians today practice primarily: In group practices 16. The Patients' Bill of Rights: Has still not become law Short Answer 17. What is the purpose of medical practice acts? To govern and provide rules for medical practices. 18. List four requirements that must be met before a physician can be granted a license to practice medicine. must have reached the age of majority must be of good moral character; must have completed required preliminary education, including graduation from an approved medical school, must have completed an approved residency program. 19. List four instances in which a physician might not need a license when responding to emergencies while establishing state residency requirements in order to obtain a license when employed by the U.S. Armed Forces, Public

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