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statute of limitations

What specialist uses inaudible sound waves to outline shapes of tissues and organs?
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electrocardiograph technologist
X-ray technologist
phlebotomist
ultrasound technologist

Which of the following describes an occurrence of fee splitting?
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When a hospital is paid in proportion to business received for holders of the franchise.
When one physician offers to pay another physician for the referral of patients.
When income in a group practice is shared.
When a physician receives payment from both the insurance company and the patient.

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What does the "prudent person" rule refer to?
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The needs of a medical assistant.
The information that a reasonable person would need.
The type of employee that a physician would wish to hire in his or her office.
The credentials of a malpractice attorney.

The practice of one state granting a license to a physician who is already licensed in another state is known as what?
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registration
reciprocity
endorsement
examination

What is a civil injury or wrongful act committed against another person or property that results in harm and is compensated by money damages called?
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civil law
tort law
contract law
administrative law

What is it called when a company insures its employees who handle financial statements, records, and cash?
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chain of command
respondeat superior
bonding
malpractice

What type of managed care system combines the concepts of an HMO and PPO?
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modified health maintenance organization
health maintenance-provider organization
preferred provider association
exclusive provider organization

Under which of the following plans is a healthcare provider paid for a set amount based on the category of care provided to the patient?
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AMA
DRG
ANA
HHS

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Medical expense reimbursement, profit-sharing, pension plans, and disability insurance are examples of tax-deductible benefits that can be offered by what type of organization?
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professional corporation
solo practice
group practice
associate practice

When does the statute of limitations start running?
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When the problem is discovered or should have been discovered.
One to three years after the treatment, depending on the state.
On a case-by-case basis.
At the time of treatment

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An ultrasound technologist uses sound waves to outline shapes and organs.
Which of the following describes an occurrence of fee splitting? When one physician offers to pay another physician for a referral of patients.
The "prudent person" rule refers to the information that a reasonable person would need.
Endorsement is ...

Solution Summary

The statute of limitations and other concepts are briefly summarized.

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