APA Online CE Quiz

No. 20

Title: The Business of Therapy

1. he primary reason for the loss of mental health services in the past year in many states is:
A) Wall Street losses.
B) State legislatures cutting eligible services and populations.
C) An increase of people being covered by private insurance.
D) Schools are now providing mental health services.

2. he Federal Agency that has a school to train personnel to go after health care providers for Medicaid/Medicare fraud is:
A) Department of Justice
B) Department of Homeland Security
C) CIA
D) FBI

3. Select the best way to compute the unit cost of services.
A) Total revenues received minus total expenditures, divided by the number of patients served.
B) Total revenues billed minus expenditures, divided by the number of hours worked.
C) Total revenues billed minus expenditures, divided by the number of patients served.
D) Total revenues received minus total expenditure.

4. "Point of diminishing returns" refers to:
A) The point where expenses are greater than revenues.
B) The point where revenues begin to decline.
C) The point where the value of providing a service passes its maximum value and begins to have less value for each unit of service.
D) The point where the value of providing a program doesn?t seem worth it.

5. According to Patrick Shumaker, the advent of ______ and ______ has put pressure on hospitals and other providers to reduce costs.
A) PPOs, CEUs
B) Criminal investigations, audits
C) Increasing early retirements, a shortage of doctors
D) Prospective payment, managed care

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