Policy, Practice, and Regulatory Issues

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Policy, Practice, and Regulatory Issues
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2015-01-23 16:40:09
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  1. What are the 2 legislative chambers of Congress?
    How many voting members are in each chamber?
    Senate - 100 voting members

    House of Reps - 435 voting members
  2. "Authorization" bills grant authority for a program or agency to....
    "Authorization" bills grant authority for a program or agency to.... EXIST
  3. "Appropriation" is a sum of money designated for a particular purpose by....
    "Appropriation" is a sum of money designated for a particular purpose by.... AN ACT or BILL
  4. Of the 2 below, which type of spending is automatically set according to eligible recipients?

    Entitlement
    Discretionary
    Entitlement spending

    FYI: Discretionary spending represents annual spending levels determined by congress (and spending is optional)
  5. What is the term for continued funding for a program if the congressional fiscal year ends w/o a new appropriation in place?
    Continuing resolution
  6. What is the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 best known for?
    Providing a vehicle to pass HITECH Act, that includes improvement of electronic health records (EHR's)
  7. What is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) best known for?
    Funding opportunities for MTM
  8. What is the FDA Safety and Innovation Act of 2012 best known for? (2)
    Addresses drug shortages... and MFTR must notify Secretary of HHS if planning to d/c life-sustaining drug at least 6 months before d/c
  9. What is the Drug Quality and Security Act of 2013 best known for?
    Allowing an outsourcing facility to voluntarily register w/FDA, and has a few requirements

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