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2 Health Care Systems Chapter Objectives After completing this chapter, you should be able to: • Describe at least eight types of private health care facilities • Analyze at least three government health services agencies and the services offered by each • Describe at least three services offered by voluntary or nonprofit agencies • Compare the basic principles of at least four different health insurance plans • Explain the purpose of organizational structures in health care facilities • Define, pronounce, and spell all key terms Key Terms Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) assisted living facilities Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) clinics dental offices emergency care services Food and Drug Administration (FDA) genetic counseling centers health departments health insurance plans Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) health maintenance organizations (HMOs) 26 home health care hospice hospitals independent living facilities industrial health care centers laboratories long-term care facilities (LTCs or LTCFs) managed care Medicaid medical offices Medicare Medigap mental health facilities National Institutes of Health (NIH) nonprofit agencies Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) optical centers organizational structure Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act preferred provider organization (PPO) rehabilitation facilities school health services TRICARE U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (USDHHS) voluntary agencies Workers' compensation World Health Organization (WHO)

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