Health Care Management Finance Quiz

According to the National Institute for Health Care Management: Understanding U.S. Health Care Spending article, which of the following are correlated with the rising obesity rates in the U.S.? (Select all that apply)

Question 1 options:

  • Increase in other chronic health conditions
  • Increase in the determinants of health
  • Increase in health spending
  • Decrease in provider visits

Question 2

As of 2009, national health expenditures in the U.S. were approximately what percentage of the Gross Domestic Product?

Question 2 options:

  • 14.9%
  • 16.0%
  • 17.6%
  • 19.2%

Question 3

According to figures from the National Health Expenditure Accounts (NHEA), how much was spent on health care in the U.S. in 2009?

Question 3 options:

  • $1.25 trillion
  • $2.5 trillion
  • $3.75 trillion
  • $5.0 trillion

Question 4

Which of the following have contributed to the increases in the cost of health care? (select all that apply)

Question 4 options:

  • New medical technology
  • Growing rates of obesity
  • Perverse provider reimbursement mechanisms (i.e. fee-for-service)
  • Expanded insurance coverage
  • The practice of defensive medicine

Question 5

Comorbidities require less sophisticated coordination of care.

Question 5 options:

  • True
  • False

Question 6

According to “Crossing the Quality Chasm,” redesigning the healthcare system involves which of the following:

Question 6 options:

  • Evidence-based care
  • Effective use of information technology
  • Paying higher salaries to clinicians
  • All of the above
  • None of the above
  • Both a and b

Question 7

The Institute of Medicine Committee specified a blueprint for a health care delivery systems in the 21st century that will result in an ideal system if followed.

  • True
  • False

Question 8

According to the Institute of Medicine, Coverage Matters: Insurance and Health Care article, historically, some of the factors that influenced whether someone was uninsured included:

Question 8 options:

  • Ethnicity
  • Marriage status
  • All of the above
  • None of the above
  • Both a and b