Chapter 4 Review Quiz
1. Which program replaced the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC)?
The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program replaced AFDC.
2. What recent legislation made a substantive change to Medicare benefits, and how did they change?
The Medicare Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA) created an outpatient prescription drug benefit, provided beneficiaries with expanded coverage choices, and improved benefits. Medicare was divided into four parts: Part A, Part B, Part C, Part D.
3. List at least three types of Medicaid recipients required for states to qualify for federal matching funds.
Three types of Medicaid recipients required for states to qualify for federal matching funds are: low-income families with children, Supplemental Security Income recipients, and infants born to Medicaid-eligible pregnant women.
4. How was the PACE venture designed to enhance the quality of life for the frail elderly population?
The PACE venture was designed to enhance the quality of life for the frail elderly population by enabling them to live in their own homes and communities and to preserve and support their family units.
5. What is the target population of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) (Title XXI)?
The target population of the SCHIP is the growing number of children not covered by health insurance; children of families whose income level is too high to qualify for Medicaid, but too low to afford private healthcare insurance.
6. Which TRICARE program is the most economical program for military families, and why is it less expensive than the other options?
TRICARE Prime or TRICARE Prime Remote is the most economical program for military families because there are no enrollment, deductible, or copayment fees for covered services.
7. What program covers healthcare costs and lost income from work-related injuries or illness of federal government employees?
The Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (FECA) is the program that covers healthcare costs and lost income from work-related injuries or illness of federal government employees.
8. Individuals eligible for Railroad Retirement disability or retirement benefits are ineligible for Medicare. True or false?
False. Medicare benefits are available for persons 65 year or older who are eligible for Railroad Retirement benefits and individuals entitled to Railroad Retirement disability benefits for at least 24 months.
9. Individuals who are eligible may choose between TRICARE benefits and CHAMPVA. True or false?
False. Persons eligible for TRICARE benefits cannot participate in CHAMPVA.
10. In states having no mandated workers’ compensation fund, employers must purchase insurance from private carriers or provide self-insurance coverage. True or false?