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# Medicare, the United States governments health insurance

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Medicare, the United States governments health insurance [#permalink]

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Medicare, the United States government’s health insurance program for the elderly and disabled, covers the full cost of home health care, but not with other nonhospital services where 20 percent of the costs must be paid by beneficiaries.

A. but not with other nonhospital services where 20 percent of the costs must be paid by beneficiaries.
B. but not of other nonhospital services, making beneficiaries pay 20 percent of the costs.
C. but not of other nonhospital services, for which beneficiaries must pay 20 percent of the costs.
D. which is unlike other nonhospital services in that 20 percent of the costs must be paid by beneficiaries.
E. which is unlike other nonhospital services that make beneficiaries
pay 20 percent of the costs.

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29 Sep 2007, 22:49
IMO C

(D, E) change the meaning of the sentence.

(A) "cost of", not "cost with"

(B) who is "making beneficiaries pay"?, Medicare or nonhospital services?

should there be a "the" infront of beneficiaries?
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30 Sep 2007, 19:10
D & E are out because WHICH should refer to Medicare and here it refers to home health care.
A is not right because "but not with" seems wrong
B is out because "Making benefeciaries" in B is not clear what it modifies.

So C remains.

What is OA?
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Re: SC - SET 26 Q2 [#permalink]

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01 Jan 2008, 11:19
singh_amit19 wrote:
Medicare, the United States government’s health insurance program for the elderly and disabled, covers the full cost of home health care, but not with other nonhospital services where 20 percent of the costs must be paid by beneficiaries.

A. but not with other nonhospital services where 20 percent of the costs must be paid by beneficiaries.
B. but not of other nonhospital services, making beneficiaries pay 20 percent of the costs.
C. but not of other nonhospital services, for which beneficiaries must pay 20 percent of the costs.
D. which is unlike other nonhospital services in that 20 percent of the costs must be paid by beneficiaries.
E. which is unlike other nonhospital services that make beneficiaries
pay 20 percent of the costs.

C it is..
"Medicare covers all costs but not of other non-hospital services for which beneficiaries must pay .... " Clear and consice once all the non-essential things are removed..
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Re: SC - SET 26 Q2 [#permalink]

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01 Jan 2008, 11:36
A. but not with other nonhospital services where 20 percent of the costs must be paid by beneficiaries.
logic for not choosing A - Is where not very awkward in this sentence? Where is used for places.

B. but not of other nonhospital services, making beneficiaries pay 20 percent of the costs.
Logic for not choosing B -hospital services cannot make beneficiaries pay money.

Does it makes sense?
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Re: SC - SET 26 Q2 [#permalink]

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01 Jan 2008, 22:27
singh_amit19 wrote:
Medicare, the United States government’s health insurance program for the elderly and disabled, covers the full cost of home health care, but not with other nonhospital services where 20 percent of the costs must be paid by beneficiaries.

A. but not with other nonhospital services where 20 percent of the costs must be paid by beneficiaries.
B. but not of other nonhospital services, making beneficiaries pay 20 percent of the costs.
C. but not of other nonhospital services, for which beneficiaries must pay 20 percent of the costs.
D. which is unlike other nonhospital services in that 20 percent of the costs must be paid by beneficiaries.
E. which is unlike other nonhospital services that make beneficiaries
pay 20 percent of the costs.

only C is correct (clear referent and active form)
Re: SC - SET 26 Q2   [#permalink] 01 Jan 2008, 22:27
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