1. reciprocity
    the cooperation of one state in granting a license to practise in another state
  2. standard of care
    the ordinary skills and care that medical practitioners use when caring for patients
  3. guardian ad litem
    court appointed guardian to represent a minor or unborn child in litigation
  4. bonding
    a special type of insurance that covers employees who handle financial statements, records, and cash
  5. risk management
    a practice to minimize the incidence of problem behavior that might result in injury to the patient and liability for the organization
  6. third party prayers
    a party other than the patient who assumes responsibilty for paying the patients bills
  7. capitation
    a fixed monthly fee paid by hmo to health care providers for providing medical services to patients who are members of that hmo
  8. medcaid
    provided financial assistance for the indigent
  9. diagnosis related groups
    dignations used to identify reimbursement per condition in a hospital used for medicare patients
  10. sole proprietorship
    a type of medical practice in which one physician may employ other physicians
  11. associate pratice
    legal agreement in which physicians agree to share a facility and staff but do not share responibilty for legal actions of each other
  12. paternship
    two or more physicians become presponsible for the actions of the other partners
  13. group practice
    three or more physicians who share the same facility and practice medicine together
  14. medical practice acts
    is to protect the general public, and are established by the state legislature
  15. board of examiners
    grants licensure through examination, edorsement, and reciprocity
  16. successful completion of the national board medical examination (NBME)
    provides endorsment
  17. example of person practicing without medical licensense
    is licensed practical nurse signing RN
  18. voluntary process in which an agency request an official review of its operation is called
  19. accredation of allied health educational programs is provided by
  20. provision of information to a patient that a resonable person would want before making a decision about treatment is
    prudent person rule
  21. period of time that a patient has to file a lawsuit is
    statue of limitations
  22. the ultimate decision for healthcare rests with
    licensed physician
  23. the legal theory that provides that the statue of limitations begins to run
    at the time recognition of an injury is the discovery rule
  24. a physician pracitising in a va hospital may hold
    license from any state
  25. medical examination board is also called
    the state board examiners
  26. fixed payment plan of health insurance offers
    coverage for hospital care
  27. the purpose of a gatekeeper
    is to approve all nonemergency services, approve hospitalizations, and approve tests before they are given
  28. in managed care organizations
    financial risk is shared by organizations, hospital, and physicians
  29. attempt to limit a patients choice of hospitals, referral specialist, and length of stay in a hospital
    managed care organizations
  30. provides healthcare services available for predetermined fee per member by a limited group of providers
    health maintence organizations
  31. federal program of healthcare coverage in which rationing of care for elderly and disabled
  32. medicare instituted method of hospital payment
  33. person most likely to recieve the best care under a managed care system are
    the poor an ignorant
  34. medicare and medicaid prohibit physicians from
    reffering to services they own
  35. benefits of a corporation include
    profit sharing for its members, pension plans for its members and insurance
  36. solo practice ends with
    death of the owner
  37. fee splitting occurs when
    one physician pays another physician for referral of patients
  38. allied healthcare professionals who are certified include
    medical assistants, phlebotomists, and medical transcriptionists
  39. the medical practice acts provide for medical examing board in each state
    establishe the baseline for practice of medicine in each state, and forbid the practice of medicine without a license
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