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CAT-2007-Previous Years Paper

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The table below shows the comparative costs, (in US dollars) of major surgeries in USA and selected few Asian countries.

Comparative Costs in USA and Some Asian Countries (in US Dollars ’000)

Procedure

USA

India

Thailand

Singapore

Malaysia

Heart Bypass

1,30,000

10,000

11,000

18,500

9,000

Heart Valve

Replacement

1,60,000

9,000

10,000

12,500

9,000

Angioplasty

57,000

11,000

13,000

13,000

11,000

Hip Replacement

43,000

9,000

12,000

12,000

10,000

Hysterectomy

20,000

3,000

4,500

6,000

3,000

Knee Replacement

40,000

8,500

1,000

13,000

8,000

Spinal Fusion

62,000

5,500

7,000

9,000

6,000

The equivalent of one US Dollar in the local currencies is given below:

1 US Dollar Equivalent

India

40.928

Rupees

Malaysia

3.51

Ringits

Thailand

32.89

Bahts

Singapore

1.53

S Dollars

 

A consulting firm found that the quality of the health services were not the same in all the countries above. A poor quality surgery may have significant repercussions in future, resulting in more cost in correcting mistakes. The cost of poor quality of surgery is given in the table below:

 

Comparative Cost of Poor Quality in USA and Some Asian Countries (in US Dollars ’000)

Procedure

USA

India

Thailand

Singapore

Malaysia

Heart Bypass

0

3

3

2

4

Heart Valve

 

 

 

 

 

Replacement

0

5

4

5

5

Angioplasty

0

5

5

4

6

Hip Replacement

0

7

5

5

8

Hysterectomy

0

5

6

5

4

Knee Replacement

0

9

6

4

4

Spinal Fusion

0

5

6

5

6


A US citizen is hurt in an accident and requires an angioplasty, hip replacement and a knee replacement. Cost of foreign travel and stay is not a consideration since the government will take care of it. Which country will result in the cheapest package, taking cost of poor quality into account?



A India
B Thailand
C Malaysia
D Singapore

Ans. C

CAT-2007-Previous Years Paper Flashcard List

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The table below shows the comparative costs, (in US dollars) of major surgeries in USA and selected few Asian countries. Comparative Costs in USA and Some Asian Countries (in US Dollars ’000) Procedure USA India Thailand Singapore Malaysia Heart Bypass 1,30,000 10,000 11,000 18,500 9,000 Heart Valve Replacement 1,60,000 9,000 10,000 12,500 9,000 Angioplasty 57,000 11,000 13,000 13,000 11,000 Hip Replacement 43,000 9,000 12,000 12,000 10,000 Hysterectomy 20,000 3,000 4,500 6,000 3,000 Knee Replacement 40,000 8,500 1,000 13,000 8,000 Spinal Fusion 62,000 5,500 7,000 9,000 6,000 The equivalent of one US Dollar in the local currencies is given below: 1 US Dollar Equivalent India 40.928 Rupees Malaysia 3.51 Ringits Thailand 32.89 Bahts Singapore 1.53 S Dollars   A consulting firm found that the quality of the health services were not the same in all the countries above. A poor quality surgery may have significant repercussions in future, resulting in more cost in correcting mistakes. The cost of poor quality of surgery is given in the table below:   Comparative Cost of Poor Quality in USA and Some Asian Countries (in US Dollars ’000) Procedure USA India Thailand Singapore Malaysia Heart Bypass 0 3 3 2 4 Heart Valve           Replacement 0 5 4 5 5 Angioplasty 0 5 5 4 6 Hip Replacement 0 7 5 5 8 Hysterectomy 0 5 6 5 4 Knee Replacement 0 9 6 4 4 Spinal Fusion 0 5 6 5 6 Approximately, what difference in amount in Bahts will it make to a Thai citizen if she were to get a hysterectomy done in India instead of in her native country, taking into account the cost of poor quality? It costs 7500 Bahts for one-way travel between Thailand and India. A 23500B 40500C 57500D 67500
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The table below shows the comparative costs, (in US dollars) of major surgeries in USA and selected few Asian countries. Comparative Costs in USA and Some Asian Countries (in US Dollars ’000) Procedure USA India Thailand Singapore Malaysia Heart Bypass 1,30,000 10,000 11,000 18,500 9,000 Heart Valve Replacement 1,60,000 9,000 10,000 12,500 9,000 Angioplasty 57,000 11,000 13,000 13,000 11,000 Hip Replacement 43,000 9,000 12,000 12,000 10,000 Hysterectomy 20,000 3,000 4,500 6,000 3,000 Knee Replacement 40,000 8,500 1,000 13,000 8,000 Spinal Fusion 62,000 5,500 7,000 9,000 6,000 The equivalent of one US Dollar in the local currencies is given below: 1 US Dollar Equivalent India 40.928 Rupees Malaysia 3.51 Ringits Thailand 32.89 Bahts Singapore 1.53 S Dollars   A consulting firm found that the quality of the health services were not the same in all the countries above. A poor quality surgery may have significant repercussions in future, resulting in more cost in correcting mistakes. The cost of poor quality of surgery is given in the table below:   Comparative Cost of Poor Quality in USA and Some Asian Countries (in US Dollars ’000) Procedure USA India Thailand Singapore Malaysia Heart Bypass 0 3 3 2 4 Heart Valve           Replacement 0 5 4 5 5 Angioplasty 0 5 5 4 6 Hip Replacement 0 7 5 5 8 Hysterectomy 0 5 6 5 4 Knee Replacement 0 9 6 4 4 Spinal Fusion 0 5 6 5 6 Taking the cost of poor quality into account, which country/countries will be the most expensive for knee replacement? A IndiaB ThailandC MalaysiaD Singapore
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The table below shows the comparative costs, (in US dollars) of major surgeries in USA and selected few Asian countries. Comparative Costs in USA and Some Asian Countries (in US Dollars ’000) Procedure USA India Thailand Singapore Malaysia Heart Bypass 1,30,000 10,000 11,000 18,500 9,000 Heart Valve Replacement 1,60,000 9,000 10,000 12,500 9,000 Angioplasty 57,000 11,000 13,000 13,000 11,000 Hip Replacement 43,000 9,000 12,000 12,000 10,000 Hysterectomy 20,000 3,000 4,500 6,000 3,000 Knee Replacement 40,000 8,500 1,000 13,000 8,000 Spinal Fusion 62,000 5,500 7,000 9,000 6,000 The equivalent of one US Dollar in the local currencies is given below: 1 US Dollar Equivalent India 40.928 Rupees Malaysia 3.51 Ringits Thailand 32.89 Bahts Singapore 1.53 S Dollars   A consulting firm found that the quality of the health services were not the same in all the countries above. A poor quality surgery may have significant repercussions in future, resulting in more cost in correcting mistakes. The cost of poor quality of surgery is given in the table below:   Comparative Cost of Poor Quality in USA and Some Asian Countries (in US Dollars ’000) Procedure USA India Thailand Singapore Malaysia Heart Bypass 0 3 3 2 4 Heart Valve           Replacement 0 5 4 5 5 Angioplasty 0 5 5 4 6 Hip Replacement 0 7 5 5 8 Hysterectomy 0 5 6 5 4 Knee Replacement 0 9 6 4 4 Spinal Fusion 0 5 6 5 6 A US citizen is hurt in an accident and requires an angioplasty, hip replacement and a knee replacement. Cost of foreign travel and stay is not a consideration since the government will take care of it. Which country will result in the cheapest package, taking cost of poor quality into account? A IndiaB ThailandC MalaysiaD Singapore
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The table below shows the comparative costs, (in US dollars) of major surgeries in USA and selected few Asian countries. Comparative Costs in USA and Some Asian Countries (in US Dollars ’000) Procedure USA India Thailand Singapore Malaysia Heart Bypass 1,30,000 10,000 11,000 18,500 9,000 Heart Valve Replacement 1,60,000 9,000 10,000 12,500 9,000 Angioplasty 57,000 11,000 13,000 13,000 11,000 Hip Replacement 43,000 9,000 12,000 12,000 10,000 Hysterectomy 20,000 3,000 4,500 6,000 3,000 Knee Replacement 40,000 8,500 1,000 13,000 8,000 Spinal Fusion 62,000 5,500 7,000 9,000 6,000 The equivalent of one US Dollar in the local currencies is given below: 1 US Dollar Equivalent India 40.928 Rupees Malaysia 3.51 Ringits Thailand 32.89 Bahts Singapore 1.53 S Dollars   A consulting firm found that the quality of the health services were not the same in all the countries above. A poor quality surgery may have significant repercussions in future, resulting in more cost in correcting mistakes. The cost of poor quality of surgery is given in the table below:   Comparative Cost of Poor Quality in USA and Some Asian Countries (in US Dollars ’000) Procedure USA India Thailand Singapore Malaysia Heart Bypass 0 3 3 2 4 Heart Valve           Replacement 0 5 4 5 5 Angioplasty 0 5 5 4 6 Hip Replacement 0 7 5 5 8 Hysterectomy 0 5 6 5 4 Knee Replacement 0 9 6 4 4 Spinal Fusion 0 5 6 5 6 The rupee value increases to Rs 35 for a US Dollar, and all other things including quality, remain the same. What is the approximate difference in cost, in US Dollars, between Singapore and India for a Spinal Fusion, taking this change into account? A 700B 2500C 4500D No difference
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