Whenever you see a passage like this where seems to be a frequent shift in the contents and a bit cumbersome ALWAYS should be a red flag to threat it very carefully
try to simply and make the things more clear and simple
Hospitals have to be reject even more poor patients without insurance; at the same time federal law says that the same patients have to be treated but this involves huge costs for the hospitals.
Even more doctors want to go away and open their own facilities and this put in a big trouble the same hospitals: less revenues and more patients.
A bill was introduced to fix this situation but failed. The situation at end is not of quickly solution in the short period.
In this scenario hospitals have an handicap: they have to give assistance to the patients; on the contrary the private facilities do not have this duty
1) Which of the following is a conclusion supported by the passage?
If doctors want to run their own facilities, they should be required to take in at least some of the indigents. Correct, because we can infer from the passage that private facilities should have a role in health care
The government should provide health insurance for those unable to buy their own. not stated in the passage
Voters should tell the finance committee members that they will not be reelected if they do not pass some new legislation. not stated in the passage
Emergency rooms that turn patients away due to overcrowding are derelict in their duty . not stated in the passage
The fundamental problem facing hospitals now is that health care costs have risen dramatically in recent years. we do not see those information in the passage
2) Which of the following best describes the tone of the passage?
neutral - rarely a passage is neutral, almost never this is a correct answer
positive - no
angry - we cannot see this
reverential - reverential towards those ???
3) Which of the following is cited as a factor which has contributed to the overburdening of hospitals?
Failure to pass legislation which would have mitigated the problem
Limited access to medical care for the poor
I and II
I, II, and IIIall 3 are cited in the passage E is correct
4) The author cites the failed legislation in order to show that
the legislature will never resolve this issue. we do not know this; from the passage at the moment legislature failed but we do not have enough information about the feature
the finance committee does not care about the uninsured citizens. irrilevant
there will always be uninsured hospital patients. we do not know for sure
the legislature recently attempted to resolve this issue. correct
Unfortunately, the problem of access to medical care for those of limited means is not going to go away anytime soon and, despite the well-intended regulations, too-full hospitals compromise everyone's welfare
the doctors successfully lobbied the finance committee. not stated
OA : A C E D
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