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Question 1 ) The U

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Question 1 )

The U.S. response to the Zika virus threat in 2015-16 typified how politics affects enacting an appropriate public health response. In response to President Obama’s February 2016 request to fund measures to combat the Zika virus threat:

 

Congress acknowledged the Zika virus threat and delegated control measures to the affected states’ legislatures.

 

Congress immediately provided special funding allocations to state and local health departments for mosquito control measures.

 

 

Congress recessed for its Spring 2016 vacation without appropriating funds for mosquito control efforts in high-risk geographic areas, attaching unrelated parameters such as de-funding Planned Parenthood federal funding.

 

None of these is correct.

 

 

Question 2

The Ebola virus outbreak in African nations spread by which of the following transmission vehicles?

 

On-foot travel

 

Air travel

 

 

Land motor travel

 

All of these are correct.

 

 

Question 3

Both inside and outside of the public health disciplines, the considerable influence and prestige of the healthcare professions have steered public opinion and governmental action toward an emphasis on behavioral health.

 

True

 

False

 

 

Question 4

Until the Affordable Care Act, almost all the federal health legislation since the passage of Medicare and Medicaid and the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 was targeted at reducing costs but placed little focus on the reciprocal effects of attenuating access and quality of healthcare issues.

 

True

 

False

 

 

 

 

 

Question 5

Virtually none of the commercially available EHR systems available in today’s market or the custom-designed systems at large academic institutions can easily exchange patients’ health information with care providers outside of their institutions.

 

True

 

False

 

 

Question 6

Federal support of hospital construction was critically important to the location of hospitals in underserved rural areas in the mid-twentieth century.

 

True

 

False

 

 

Question 7

The focus of the healthcare delivery system in the United States has shifted from expanded use of ambulatory care services to hospitals.

 

True

 

False

 

 

Question 8

Medical schools and teaching hospitals have responded to recent changes in the practice of medicine by introducing health information technology (HIT) training into their coursework and biomedical informatics into their curricula.

 

True

 

False

 

 

Question 9

Oversight of assisted living facilities is carried out through consistent and uniform state-by-state regulations.

 

True

 

False

 

 

Question 10

Because Medicare does not generally provide reimbursement and Medicaid reimbursement is variable, payment for adult day care services is often through private fees and programs supported by grants or charitable organizations.

 

True

 

False

 

 

Question 11

“Hospitals without walls” refers to the delivery of advanced, intensive therapeutic treatments such as ventilators, intravenous antibiotic therapy, or cancer chemotherapy in the home setting.

 

True

 

False

 

 

Question 12

Long-term care insurance policy benefits and costs are consistent across the states, making consumer choices about policy purchases relatively simple.

 

True

 

False

 

 

Question 13

The ACA and other healthcare reforms such as patient-centered medical homes and accountable care organizations hold promise for improved community-based coordination of care for the population of older Americans.

 

True

 

False

 

 

Question 14

Cultural issues have proven to be unimportant in mentally ill persons’ access to mental health services.

 

True

 

False

 

 

Question 15

The primary healthcare delivery sector is often the initial point of contact and may be the only source of contact for a large proportion of people with psychiatric or behavioral health disorders.

 

True

 

False

 

 

 

 

 

Question 16

Through insurance coverage for people previously uninsured for financial reasons, or barriers due to pre-existing conditions, the Affordable Care Act improves access to behavioral health services.

 

True

 

False

 

 

Question 17

The most commonly performed testing by state health agency laboratories is for bioterrorism agents.

 

True

 

False

 

 

Question 18

State health departments’ syndromic surveillance systems monitor data such as school absenteeism, workplace absenteeism, emergency call systems, and volume of emergency department visits to detect unusual patterns which may signal evolving public health issues.

 

True

 

False

 

 

Question 19

Financial support for local health departments’ operations is principally from private, philanthropic organizations.

 

True

 

False

 

 

Question 20

In the realm of health policy development, local health departments are poorly positioned to provide input to government officials, elected policymakers, and advocacy groups about community needs and priorities.

 

True

 

False

 

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