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2 Lesson 2 Choosing Community Health Services You need to understand the options in health care services available in your community. Being health-literate means more than just being informed about products.

3 Lesson 2 Lesson Objectives Identify situations requiring professional health services, such as primary and preventive care, for people of all ages. Identify, describe, and assess available health-related services in the community that relate to disease prevention and health promotion. Compare and analyze the cost, availability, and accessibility of health services for people of all ages. In this lesson, you’ll learn to:

4 Lesson 2 Types of Health Services Immunizations, health screenings, and health care professionals are all a part of the health care system.health care system Whenever you’ve seen a doctor for a checkup or a dentist for an oral exam, you’ve used preventive care.preventive care Health care can be divided into: General care, which includes primary care physicians.primary care physicians Specialized care, which includes specialists.specialists Health Care System

5 Lesson 2 Facilities for Health Care Services Communities may have more than one type of health care facility. These facilities may offer health care as inpatient care or outpatient care. Health care facilities include: Private practices. Clinics. Group practices. Hospitals. Emergency rooms. Urgent care centers. Health Care Facilities

6 Lesson 2 How People Pay for Health Services Health Care Expenses Many families have some form of health insurance.health insurance To maintain membership in such a plan, the insured person pays a periodic premium, or fee, for medical coverage. In conventional insurance plans, the insured person pays for doctor visits out of pocket. The insurance company then reimburses a fixed portion of the cost of the visit. A deductible is an amount a member must pay in an out-of- pocket expense before the plan will start reimbursing for health care services.

7 Lesson 2 Some insurance plans are called managed care plans. These plans emphasize preventive care and offer reduced physician charges for their members in an attempt to control costs. How People Pay for Health Services Managed Care

8 Lesson 2 How People Pay for Health Services Types of Managed Care Plans Members pay a monthly premium. Members avail medical services with few or no out-of-pocket expenses. Usually members can see only those physicians who have signed an agreement with the HMO. PPOPOS HMO 1.Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs) 2.Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs) 3.Point of Service (POS) plans

9 Lesson 2 The health community continually updates the types of care available and the procedures used to implement care for people of all ages. Current trends include the following: Birthing centers Drug treatment centers Continuing care and assisted living facilities Hospices Telemedicine Trends in Health Care Current Trends

10 Lesson 2 You and Your Health Care A good doctor/patient relationship is critical to quality health care. This relationship requires an open communication and a sense of trust. To effectively maintain your health you need to be aware of: Your medical history.medical history Your health habits. The health of close family members. How to Form a Good Doctor/Patient Relationship

11 Lesson 2 You and Your Health Care Patient Skills Make the most out of your next medical appointment: Before you go, write down your reasons for seeing the doctor. While you are at the office, ask questions about any diagnoses, medications, or procedures that you do not understand or are unsure about. Inform the staff of your allergies and current medications.

12 Lesson 2 You and Your Health Care Ask the pharmacist any questions you have about the medication. Compare products by reading labels. Understand what symptoms each medicine is intended to treat. Medicine Use

13 Lesson 2 Q. A medical specialist who specializes in cancer is called a(n) _______________. Quick Review Choose the appropriate option. 1.oncologist 2. dentist 3.psychiatrist 4. orthodontist

14 Lesson 2 A. A medical specialist who specializes in cancer is called an oncologist. Click Next to attempt another question. Quick Review - Answer

15 Lesson 2 Quick Review Q. A _________ is a primary care physician. Choose the appropriate option. 1.psychiatrist 2. gynecologist 3.school nurse 4. pediatrician

16 Lesson 2 A. A school nurse is a primary care physician. Click Next to attempt another question. Quick Review - Answer

17 Lesson 2 Quick Review Click Next to view the answer. Q. List three actions that can help you make the most of your next medical appointment. Provide a short answer to the question given below.

18 Lesson 2 A. Some actions that can help you make the most of your next medical appointment: Write down your reasons for seeing the doctor. Ask questions about any diagnoses, medications, or procedures that you do not understand. Inform the staff of your allergies and current medications. Click Next to attempt another question. Quick Review - Answer

19 Lesson 2 Quick Review Compare and analyze. Compare and analyze the cost, availability, and accessibility of health services for people who don’t have health insurance to those who do. How would cost, availability, and accessibility differ for an older person?

20 Lesson 2 How People Pay for Health Services PPO medical providers agree to charge the organization less than their regular fee for member usage. Members pay a monthly premium. Members can choose a provider outside the plan. Using outside providers results in higher out-of-pocket expenses. Types of Managed Care Plans HMO PPOPOS 1.Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs) 2.Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs) 3.Point of Service (POS) plans

21 Lesson 2 1.Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs) 2.Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs) 3.Point of Service (POS) plans Members can choose providers inside or outside the plan. Choosing an outside provider results in higher premiums and higher out-of-pocket expenses. HMO PPOPOS How People Pay for Health Services Types of Managed Care Plans

22 Lesson 2 Some Health Care Specialists Types of Health Services

23 Lesson 2 A. Correct! A medical specialist who specializes in cancer is called an oncologist. Click Next to attempt another question. Quick Review - Answer

24 Lesson 2 A. Correct! A school nurse is a primary care physician. Click Next to attempt another question. Quick Review - Answer

25 Lesson 2 You have answered the question incorrectly. Go back to try again, or click Next to view the correct answer. Quick Review - Answer

26 Lesson 2 You have answered the question incorrectly. Go back to try again, or click Next to view the correct answer. Quick Review - Answer

27 Lesson 2 Immunizations, health screenings, and health care professionals are all a part of the health care system.health care system Whenever you’ve seen a doctor for a checkup or a dentist for an oral exam, you’ve used preventive care.preventive care Health care can be divided into: General care, which includes primary care physicians.primary care physicians Specialized care, which includes specialists.specialists Health Care System Types of Health Services A health care system includes all the medical care available to a nation’s people, the way they receive care, and the method of payment.

28 Lesson 2 Immunizations, health screenings, and health care professionals are all a part of the health care system.health care system Whenever you’ve seen a doctor for a checkup or a dentist for an oral exam, you’ve used preventive care.preventive care Health care can be divided into: General care, which includes primary care physicians.primary care physicians Specialized care, which includes specialists.specialists Health Care System Types of Health Services A primary care physician is a medical doctor who provides physical checkups and general care.

29 Lesson 2 Immunizations, health screenings, and health care professionals are all a part of the health care system.health care system Whenever you’ve seen a doctor for a checkup or a dentist for an oral exam, you’ve used preventive care.preventive care Health care can be divided into: General care, which includes primary care physicians.primary care physicians Specialized care, which includes specialists.specialists Health Care System Types of Health Services A specialist is a medical doctor trained to handle particular kinds of patients or medical conditions.

30 Lesson 2 Immunizations, health screenings, and health care professionals are all a part of the health care system.health care system Whenever you’ve seen a doctor for a checkup or a dentist for an oral exam, you’ve used preventive care.preventive care Health care can be divided into: General care, which includes primary care physicians.primary care physicians Specialized care, which includes specialists.specialists Types of Health Services Preventive care involves actions that prevent the onset of disease or injury. Health Care System

31 Lesson 2 Many families have some form of health insurance.health insurance To maintain membership in such a plan, the insured person pays a periodic premium, or fee, for medical coverage. In conventional insurance plans, the insured person pays for doctor visits out of pocket. The insurance company then reimburses a fixed portion of the cost of the visit. A deductible is an amount a member must pay in an out-of- pocket expense before the plan will start reimbursing for health care services. How People Pay for Health Services Health Care Expenses Health insurance is a plan in which private companies or government programs pay for part or all of a person’s medical costs.

32 Lesson 2 A good doctor/patient relationship is critical to quality health care. This relationship requires an open communication and a sense of trust. To effectively maintain your health you need to be aware of: Your medical history.medical history Your health habits. The health of close family members. How to Form a Good Doctor/Patient Relationship You and Your Health Care Medical history is complete and comprehensive information about your immunizations and any health problems you have had to date.


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