MEDICARE AND MEDICAID

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MEDICARE AND MEDICAID
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  1. Medicare is
    A a full-service health care program
    B another term for Social Security
    C a federal entitlement program
    D a joint federal-state means tested program
    C a federal entitlement program
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. Which of the following statements regarding Medicare is CORRECT?
    A Medicare Part B is voluntary.
    B Under Medicare Part B, payment for physicians' services is unlimited.
    C Medicare Part A carries no deductible.
    D Enrollees are billed for premiums on Medicare Part A on a semiannual basis.
    A Medicare Part B is voluntary.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. To be eligible for Medicare's nursing home benefit, the claimant must first
    A have a physician certify that skilled care is required and being received
    B spend at least 3 days in a hospital
    C enter a Medicare-certified skilled nursing facility
    D do all of these
    D do all of these
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. After a person qualifies for Medicare's skilled nursing home benefits, Medicare will pay 100% of all approved charges for
    A as long as the care is needed
    B 20 days
    C 80 days
    D 100 days
    B 20 days
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. Medicare's Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs)
    A are used to find Medicare-certified skilled nursing facilities
    B require a physician to accept assignment
    C have resulted in more quicker and sicker hospital discharges
    D have resulted in hospitals becoming more profitable
    C 20 days
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. Medicaid is a government-funded program designed to provide medical assistance for
    A elderly people who are not covered by Medicare
    B disabled people who do not have Medigap coverage
    C low-income people who meet certain asset and income limitation tests
    D retired government employees
    C low-income people who meet certain asset and income limitation tests
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. All of the following are considered to be exempt assets when determining an applicant's eligibility for Medicaid EXCEPT
    A household furnishings
    B a burial trust fund
    C a wedding ring
    D an individual retirement account
    D an individual retirement account
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Eligibility for Medicaid benefits is based on a married couple's assets
    A before entering the nursing home
    B upon entering the nursing home
    C after qualifying for Medicaid
    D before applying for Medicaid
    B upon entering the nursing home
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. A community spouse is able to keep
    A additional assets and income
    B neither additional assets nor income
    C additional income only
    D additional assets only
    A additional assets and income
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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