MBA HC Semester 2 Exam Part I Final Attempt

MBA HC Semester 2 Exam_Part I – Final Attempt

1. How is tobacco use monitored in the United States?

A. The National Health Interview Survey

B. Sales of tobacco products

C. Random samples of the population

D. Applications of social theory and assessment


4. Standardizing data collection on various aspects of primary care offers particular value. Which of the following is not a value of standardizing data collection on various aspects of primary care? The:

A. power of a given test would be greatly enhanced.

B. efficacy of a given screening strategy would be clearer.

C. effectiveness and patient acceptance of a treatment would be known.

D. efficiency for detecting the spread of infectious diseases is increased.


7. Domestic Co. establishes Foreign Subsidiary Co. at the beginning of the current reporting year. The primary analytical consideration resulting from this business decision is the:

A. establishment of a separate legal entity.

B. additional financial statements produced by the newly created entity.

C. creation of more detailed segment disclosures.

D. reporting of Domestic Co.’s financial statements on a consolidated basis.


11. In the 1990s, many HMOs felt their participation in Medicare HMOs was essential for their business strategy. The interest of health plans in contracting with Medicare arose from the belief that:

A. it could be profitable.

B. employers wanted HMO options for retirees.

C. contracts with Medicare guaranteed at least a 5-year contract.

D. Both B and C are correct.

Answer: A

12. A “hold harmless” clause in an MCO contract with a provider:

A. holds the member harmless from being balance billed.

B. holds the physician harmless from any exceedingly high costs.

C. holds the MCO harmless against any lawsuits.

D. protects a physician from being terminated from an MCO network for minor breaches in



14. “Stop-loss” is:

A. sometimes called subrogation.

B. used to protect the member from serious financial consequences.

C. always set at a predetermined dollar value.

D. never used in a risk-based system because the losses would be too hard to calculate.


15. HEDIS is federal legislation that:

A. standardized a method for managed care organizations to report information.

B. contains 71 measures of managed care organizational performance divided into 8


C. contains reports that have been called “report cards.”

D. provides for managed care organizations to collect, calculate, and report information

about their performance.


16. Health care and non-health care organizations use a variety of methods in their organizational development. Which of the following is NOT a typical human process application in achieving this developmental change?

A. Sensitivity training

B. Confrontational meetings

C. Consensus methods

D. Survey research

E. Team building


20. Sally, an R.N. who has worked in an ICU for seven years, is working with Joan, a recently graduated nurse, and new to the ICU. Sally is demonstrating the correct procedure for infusion therapy with a patient. Instruction on proper procedures would be considered:

A. employee development.

B. integrated employee training.

C. team building.

D. the delivery phase of the three-phase training process.


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