1. In the United States, we have an imbalance of specialty care and primary care. Explain this phenomenon.
2. Explain how gatekeeping reduces health care costs in the United States.
3. Describe how state certificate-of-need programs and Medicare PPS systems help decrease health care spending.
4. In the U.S. health care system, what are the two basic challenges to access that will not be resolved by merely expanding health insurance to the uninsured?
5. In the teamlet model of health care, an allied health professional serves as a health coach for the patient. What is the main function of the health coach?