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Question 1

Greenpath Health Services, Inc., an HMO, recently terminated some providers from its network in response to the changing enrollment and geographic needs of the plan. A provision in Greenpath's contracts with its healthcare providers states that Greenpath can terminate the contract at any time, without providing any reason for the termination, by giving the other party a specified period of notice. The state in which Greenpath operates has an HMO statute that is patterned on the NAIC HMO Model Act, which requires Greenpath to notify enrollees of any material change in its provider network. As required by the HMO Model Act, the state insurance department is conducting an examination of Greenpath's operations. The scope of the on-site examination covers all aspects of Greenpath's market conduct operations, including its compliance with regulatory requirements.

From the following answer choices, select the response that identifies the type of market conduct examination that is being performed on Greenpath and the frequency with which the HMO Model Act requires state insurance departments to conduct an examination of an HMO's operations.

Answer: B
Question 2

Antitrust laws can affect the formation, merger activities, or acquisition initiatives of a health plan. In the United States, the two federal agencies that have the primary responsibility for enforcing antitrust laws are the:

Answer: D
Question 3

TRICARE, a military healthcare program, offers eligible beneficiaries three options for healthcare services: TRICARE Prime, TRICARE Extra, and TRICARE Standard. With respect to plan features, both an annual deductible and claims filing requirements must be met, regardless of whether care is delivered by network providers, under:

Answer: C
Question 4

The Tidewater Life and Health Insurance Company is owned by its policy owners, who are entitled to certain rights as owners of the company, and it issues both participating and nonparticipating insurance policies. Tidewater is considering converting to the type of company that is owned by individuals who purchase shares of the company's stock. Tidewater is incorporated under the laws of Illinois, but it conducts business in the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Manitoba. Tidewater established the Diversified Corporation, which then acquired various subsidiary firms that produce unrelated products and services. Tidewater remains an independent corporation and continues to own Diversified and the subsidiaries. In order to create and maintain a common vision and goals among the subsidiaries, the management of Diversified makes decisions about strategic planning and budgeting for each of the businesses.

By combining under Diversified a group of businesses that produce unrelated products and by consolidating the management of the businesses, Tidewater has achieved the type(s) of integration known as:

Answer: A
Question 5

Solvency standards for Medicare provider-sponsored organizations (PSOs) are divided into three parts: (1) the initial stage, (2) the ongoing stage, and (3) insolvency. In the initial stage, prior CMS approval, a Medicare PSO typically must have a minimum net worth of:

Answer: C
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Total 78 questions | Updated On: May 14, 2024

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Name: Governance, Legal Issues, Medicare & Medicaid (AHM510)
Exam Code: AHM-510
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Total Questions: 78
Last Updated: May 14, 2024