HIPPA TEST

HIPPA TEST

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HIPPA TEST

1. Among other things, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) contained provisions to expand the availability of health care insurance coverage.
2. The HIPPA privacy rules that have been promulgated must be implemented by covered entities by April 14, 2003.
3. HIPPA privacy rules are always followed even if the state's law is more stringent.
4. The ability to store patient health information electronically has dramatically increased the need for privacy rules.
5. Health care providers, health plans, health care clearing house and business associates are all considered covered entities under HIPPA and subject to all its rules and regulations.
6. Information that is created by an entity, including paper, electronic, videotapes, photos, is referred to as protected health information (PHI).
7. The minimum necessary rule means that only necessary information should be shared even if the patient has given authorization.
8. Patients have the right to know what disclosure have been made and are entitled to receive a free accounting every 12 months.
9. According to HIPPA, employees are responsible for getting training about privacy rules on their own; the employing agency is not mandated to provide training.
10. All agencies covered by HIPPA must appoint a privacy officer and establish an internal compliance process to assure that patient rights are not being violated.
11. Certain information is exempt from HIPPA, e.g., cause of death, communicable disease, abuse.
12. CMS has promulgated rules regarding how information must be coded for billing submission to Medicare and Medicaid.

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13. File Cabinets containing charts will be protected by:
A. Locked office/locked cabinetsB. Sign on cabinetC. FingerprintsD. Not applicable
14. Discarded PHI Papers and Forms will be protected by:
A. Placing them in the dumpsterB. Putting them in a paper bag and then in the garbageC. Using a shredderD. Burning them
15. Faxed copies of information will be protected by:
A. Placing them in the dumpsterB. Putting them in a paper bag and then in the garbageC. Using a shredderD. Burning them
16. Previously scanned documents will be protected by:
A. Placing them in the dumpsterB. Putting them in a paper bag and then in the garbageC. Using a shredderD. Burning them
17. Inactive Patient Charts will be protected by:
A. Discarding them in the trashB. Storage/Computer Back-upC. Burning themD. Storing them in the Administrator's home
18. Obsolete Patient Schedules will be protected by:
A. Placing them in the dumpsterB. Putting them in a paper bag and then in the garbageC. Burning themD. Shredder
19.Obsolete Patient Routing Slips will be protected by:/strong>
A. Placing them in the dumpsterB. Putting them in a paper bag and then in the garbageC. Using a shredderD. Burning them
20. Employee Workstations will be protected by:
A. Closing your computer at nightB. PasswordC. Giving your supervisor access to your computerD. None of the above

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Identification of what is at risk. Choose the appropriate answer:

21. Electronic Claim Submission will be protected by:
A. Router and FirewallB. Closing the program when not in useC. Storing the program in the Administrator's homeD. Not applicable
22. Our Internal Database will be protected by:
A. Closing the program when not in useB. Daily BackupC. Storing the program in the Administrator's homeD. Not applicable
23. Our Internet Server will be protected by:
A. Router and FirewallB. Closing the program when not in useC. Storing the program in the Administrator's homeD. Not applicable
24. Daily Data Back-up will be protected by:
A. AutomaticallyB. Office ManagerC. Reception TeamD. Each Individual worker
25. Doctor's Smart Phone Patient Info will be protected by:
A. AutomaticallyB. Office ManagerC. PhysicianD. Not applicable
26. Our Telephone Answering System will be protected by:
A. Internal Phone SystemB. Each individual staff memberC. Office ManagerD. Not applicable
27. Our electronic confirmation service will be protected by:/strong>
A. AdministratorB. Service ProviderC. Office ManagerD. Not applicable
28. Emailing Patient Information will be protected by:
A. Internet ProviderB. AdministratorC. EncryptionD. Not applicable
29. Receiving Emailed Patient information will be protected by:
A. Internet ProviderB. AdministratorC. EncryptionD. Not applicable
30. Digital x-ray transmission will be protected by:
A. Internet ProviderB. AdministratorC. EncryptionD. Not applicable

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