A sudden onset from which the resident is expected to recover.
A serious unexpected and often dangerous situation requiring immediate action.
An institution providing medical and surgical treatment and nursing care for sick or injured people.
A graphic representation of the structure of an organization showing the relationships of the positions or jobs within it.
An establishment or hospital department where outpatients are given medical treatment or advice especially of a specialist nature.
The identification of the nature of an illness or other problems by examinations of the symptoms.
A conclusion reached as a result of an inquiry investigation or trial.
Homes for the aged , homes for the aged licensed
They help people living with physical or mental disabilities perform day to day activities and lead normal lives.
Rehabilitation is care that care that can help you get back, keep or improve abilities that you need for daily life.
Relating to old people especially with regard to their healthcare
The branch of medicine focused on the diagnosis treatment and prevention of mental, emotional and behavioral disorders.
Terminal illness or end stage disease is a disease that cannot be cured or adequately treated and is reasonably expected to result in the death of the patient.
The provision of what is necessary for the health welfare, maintenance and protection of someone or something.
A human health condition or disease that is persistent or otherwise long lasting in its effects or a disease that comes with time.
A continuing care retirement community sometimes known as a life plan community is a type of retirement where a continuum of aging care needs from independent living assisted living and skilled nursing care.
An agency is a business or organization established to provide particular service. And service is the action of helping or doing work someone.
is information entered onto healthcare personnel registry about a health care personnel.
Services which help meet both the medical and non medical needs of people with a chronic illness or disability who cannot care for themselves for long periods.
Service is the action of helping or doing work someone.
Type of health care that focuses on the palliation of terminally ill patient.
Relating to or used in surgery
The ability to do something successfully or efficiently
An agency within the U.S department for health and humans services that administers the nations major healthcare programs
Nursing facilities who were eligible for the national nursing assistant survey and to home health aides working in home health, hospice and mixed agencies who were eligible for the national home.
A doctor who works with animals.
Health career that focuses on the relationship between the structure of the spine and nervous system and how it affects the restoration of health.
The branch of healing arts and sciences devoted to maintaining oral health.
An Osteopathic healthcare provider specifically trained to manage the needs and treatments of older people.
They do fieldwork to determine what causes a certain outbreak of disease or an injury and how to prevent it from reoccurring.
They examine, diagnose, treat, and manage diseases, injuries, and disorders of the visual system.
They measure blood to identify appropriate mechanical, pharmacological, and thermal manipulation of the heart to maintain a physiological state.
They care for children from infancy to late teen years in a hospital.
A physician who examines tissues, checks the accuracy of lab tests and interprets the results in order to facilitate the patient's diagnosis and treatment.
They collect blood for donation or for testing so the blood can be analyzed in a clinical laboratory.
They administer and score neurophysiological, psychological, personality and academic tests for patients with brain injury, neurological diseases, psychological health issues or learning disabilities.
They dispense medications prescribed by physicians and monitor patient health.
They analyze non-biological trace evidence found at crime scenes in order to identify unknown materials and match samples to known substances.
The study of the mind and behavior.
Devoted to the study of human movement with the foot and the ankle as their main focus.
They develop and monitor exercise programs to help people regain muscle strength and function.
Health professionals with specialized graduate degrees and experience in the areas of medical genetics and counseling.
They provide services that help restore function, improve mobility, reduce pain, and prevent permanent disabilities.
They seek to understand the aging process by studying what happens to our cells, organs and systems as we get older.
This career addresses the health of people living in low- and middle-income countries.
means that your doctor, provider, or supplier must accept the Medicare-approved amount as full payment for covered services
this visit is available once every twelve months after the first twelve months of Part B coverage
the percentage you pay for covered services after you have met your deductible
a fixed amount one pays to receive a medical service, usually at the time of service
the amount one pays annually before the plan begins to pay. This does not apply to services that require a copay
is long lasting, used for a medical reason, and typically used in an individual's home
the plan contract that gives detailed information about the plan, including: what is and is not covered, what an individual pays, etc.
a monthly summary sent to an individual to let them know what services were billed, what was paid by whom, and what amount the individual is responsible to pay.
in this type of plan you can only go to doctors, other health care providers, or hospitals in the plan’s network except in an urgent or emergency situation.
care that is usually given when an individual has decided that they no longer want care to cure terminal illness and/or one’s doctor has determined that efforts to cure an illness aren’t working.
a status for individuals starting when one is formally admitted to a hospital with a doctor’s order
a status for individuals getting emergency department services, observation services, surgery, lab tests, X-rays, or any other hospital services, and the doctor hasn’t written an order to admit them to a hospital as an inpatient
in a PPO, you pay less if you use doctors, hospitals, and other health care providers that belong to the plan’s network
the periodic payment to Medicare, an insurance company, or a health care plan for health or prescription drug coverage
services to prevent illness or detect illness at an early stage
the doctor you see first for most health problems
a written order from a primary care doctor for a patient to see a specialist or get certain medical services, often required by HMOs
Immediate medical attention
A person who remains in an acute care facility for over 24 hours
An acute care facility
A facility that specializes in emotional or physical tratment
Care provided in a patients home
A facility that provides personal care, group meals, housing, and social activities
Program focused on reducing pain, symptoms, and stress during the last stages of terminal illness
Facility that offers health care with the activities of daily living and may last from days to years
A patient who is discharged within 23 hours
Filling the gap between hospitilization and rehab
Group of apartments or homes for people who are mobile, yet met need help with daily activities
What does the acronym PPO stand for?
What is the acronym for Health Maintenance Organization?
There are two types of medical billing: Institutional and _______________________.
An __________ is a statement sent by a health insurance company to covered individuals explaining what medical treatments and/or services were paid for on their behalf.
What type of claim form is used by hospitals?
Another name for a Health Information Specialist is a _________________________ Specialist.
An _____________________________ is a digital version of the traditional paper-based medical record for an individual. The EMR represents a medical record within a single facility, such as a doctor's office or a clinic.
What is the amount you pay for health care services before your health insurance begins to pay?
A __________ is a fixed amount you pay for a health care service?
A primary care physician is also known as a _______________________.
What is the abbreviation for out-of-network?
What is the abbreviation for in-network?
What type of managed care plan lets you choose between an HMO or a PPO each time you need care?
How many parts does Medicare have?
A 1996 federal law that is sometimes called the "privacy rule", outlining how certain entities can use or disclose personal health information.
The reason for the visit or surgery that defines the disease process or injury.
M48.1 is an example of what type of code?
What does UB stand for in UB-04?
The healthcare system, funded by the U.S. Department of Defense, that active and retired military and their dependents use.
The entity that reimburses the provider for services. Insurance companies, Medicare, Medicaid, and third-party administrators are all payers in the healthcare industry.
Any health care plan, provider, or service that transmits health care information in an electronic form and is thereby governed by laws and regulations in the handling of such data. It's called a covered _______________?
What type of public health care agency is operated by the government?
The U.S. of health and human services is the official agency at what level?
Health activities that take place at the international level go through what organization?
Health care that provides a diverse range of medical services is called?
What is a one day surgical care center?
These provide follow up care to patients after hospitalization
A hospital that is dependent on gifts & donations as a source of revenue
The philosophy of this is to maintain comfort as death approaches
Places for people who are not candidates residing in a nursing home
Home with services that emphasizes privacy and choice
The monthly fee that a person must pay for health care insurance coverage
What takes place after an acute illness or injury?
Care that can be initiated at any stage of illness whether terminal or not
What is the need to hold costs within fixed limits?
Meets the health care needs of our veterans
What program is for adults ages 65 and older?
What program provides medical assistance for low income families?
Independent nonprofit organization that serves as an advisor to improve the nations health
Advances in medicine reach the general public through the
These facilities are equipped to handle a broad range of medical needs, including emergency and surgical services
Unlike general hospitals, specialty hospitals limit their practices to a specific age or condition.
Federal, state, and local governments operate these hospitals.
This type of medical facility often is the home to research and educational programs
these facilities house elderly patients who can no longer live independently because of heath or other issues.
those that do not require a hospital stay
meaning illnesses that will be fatal
or care for the terminally ill, is also often delivered in the home.
controlling symptoms and making the person as comfortable as possible while allowing them to die with dignity.
is both a health service and health insurance.
. One of the largest government insurance programs is
especially among the elderly who are more likely to have health issues
the government also provides insurance for those who cannot afford it
are the professionals who administer the health care. They all work together to make sure that all aspects of the patient’s health are monitored.
the doctor patients see regularly to maintain overall health, is the leader of the team. These doctors are known as general practitioners, or family doctors,
these professionals acquire more education and skills than a registered nurse and can perform some services generally reserved for doctors.
These health professionals are responsible for filling prescriptions and dispensing medications.
the study of disease
the relationships between social and economic elements, also shape health services
The emphasis of the health care industry is shifting from managing illness to managing health of a community and the environment
What type of care describes a variety of health, personal, and social services provided over a prolonged period
Type of care that is a service that provides short-term relief or “time off” for people providing home care to people that are ill, disabled, or frail
Health services that are provided in the patients place of residence
Health care services in which patients who are recovering from illness or disability receive rehabilitation and supportive care
Federally funded national health insurance program for people over 65 years of age in the U.S.
Facility that offers skilled care from a licensed nursing staff
Is a caring discipline
Is a system of family-centered care that allows patients to live with comfort, independence, and dignity while easing the pains of terminal illness
What health service model shows that population based health care services provide the basis for preventive services
Another name for a long-term care facility is
Care given by specialists to restore or improve function after an illness or injury
Care given to people who have six months or less to live
Helps residents get support services, such as counseling
Trains residents to compensate for disabilities during ADLs and other activities
Administers therapy in the form of heat, cold, massage, ultrasound, electricity, and exercise to muscles, bones, and joints
Diagnoses disease or disability and prescribes treatment
Creates diets for residents with special needs
Teaches exercises to help the resident improve or overcome speech problems
Helps residents socialize and stay active
A sudden illness from which a person is expected to recover
Provides housing, personal care, support services, health care,and social activities in a home-like setting to persons needing help with daily activities
A nursing case manager coordinates the care of specific groups of patients from admission through discharge and into the home or long term care setting
An on-going illness that is slow or gradual in onset; it has no cure; it can be controlled and complications prevented with proper treatment
A nursing care pattern focusing on tasks and jobs; each nursing team member has certain tasks and jobs to do
The many health care workers whose skills and knowledge focus on the person's total care; interdisciplinary health care team
A health care agency or program for persons who are dying
A nurse who has completed a practical nursing program and has passed a licensing test
An illness or injury from which the person will not likely recover
A nursing care pattern; a team of nursing staff is led by an RN who decides the amount and kinds of care each person needs
A person who collects information by observing and asking questions
A nurse who has completed a 2-3 or 4 year nursing program and has passed a licensing test
A nursing care pattern; An RN is responsible for the person's total care
A nursing care pattern; services are moved from departments to the bedside
Those who provide nursing care
A person who has passed a nursing assistant training and competency evaluation program; performs delegated nursing tasks under the supervision of a licensed nurse
another name for Licensed Practical Nurse
Examines eyes for vision problems and defects
Provides total patient care by assessing a patients condition, administering medications, dressing changes, starting IVs, giving blood and other treatments
Doctors who specialize in the care of the teeth and mouth
A person who is responsible for the planning of individual therapeutic meals to help promote healing
Relating to or using the methods or principles of science
A physician specialty who specializes in the diagnosis of diseases and infections by examining cells, tissues, and body fluids of patients
Provde a therapeutic environment for the delivery of health care
An individual awaiting or under medical care and treatment
Create a picture of patient health status at a single point in time
The common name for a physician: a person skilled in the healing arts
A scientist that studies human genes
Manintain or change the health status of the patient over time
Use scientific and technical advancements to enhance diagnostic and therapeutic abilities in health care
Provide functions that support and document patient care
Also called heart beat
A person who dispenses and suggests medications to be used in the treatment of diseases and disorders
Tools you use for a specific task