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3rd exam chap6

program is known as medicaid. medically indigent
more serious crimes and include murder, larceny or thefts of large amounts of money, assault and rape. cannot vote or hold public office, own any weapons felony
lesser crime, varies from state to state. punishments includes probation, service community misdemeanor
protects employees from discrimination. civil rights act 1964
protects certain individuals 40 yo and older from discrimination based on their age in matters of employment, promotion, discharge, etc. federal age discrimination act 1967
discrimination that prevents individuals who have physical or mental disabilities from accessing public services...ENFORCED BY EEOC americans with disabilities act 1990
important for large ambulatory care centers and hospitals. family and medical leave act 1993
required the dept. of health.. to adopt national standards for electronic health care transaction.. health insurance portability and accountability of 1996
its mission is to ensure that a workplace is safe and has a healthy environment... osh act of 1967
allows person 18yo and older who are of sound mind to make a gift of all or any part or their body.. uniform anatomical act of 1968
can be written and or verbal and specifically describes what each party in the contract will do... expressed contract
defined as the failure to exercise the standard of care... negligence
a professional negligence or the failure of a medical professional to perform the duty required... malpractice
four D’s of negligence: duty, derelict, direct cause, damage
unprivileged touching of one person by another.. battery
false and malicious writing about another... libel
false and malicious spoken words.. slander
occurs when there is a life threatening emergency. when patient is inconscious or unable to respond implied consent
every patient has the right to know and understand any procedure to be performed informed consent
an order from the court, naming the specific date and reason to appear subpoena
may consist of neglect, physical abuse, punishment.. elder abuse
allows a patient to name another person as the official spokesperson... durable double power of attorney
most often exists between provider and patient..indicated by actions even silence, etc. implied contract
a provider will be sued for an employee’s negligence.. respondent superior
best statement describes tort they often include battery, defamation of character and invasion of privacy
true about emancipated minor younger than 18yo, considered adults, can consent to treatment
Created by: diosabel