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Privacy Act and HIPAA Clinical Refresher Quiz 2010

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. The purpose of publishing a new SyStem of Records Notice (SORN) in the Federal Register is to allow for individuals to comment on information that is collected and maintained in a System of Records.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    2. The Privacy Act addresses Systems of Records.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    3. Which of the following woulld unlikely be considered Personally Identifiable Information?
    • A. 

      Name and SSN

    • B. 

      A relative's business address

    • C. 

      Personal information that can be linked to a specific individual

  • 4. 
    4. Under the Privacy Act, an individual may be denied access to records if:
    • A. 

      There are civil proceedings pending

    • B. 

      The provider determines it is not in the best interest of a minor, based on exemptions included in HIPAA

    • C. 

      Both of the above

  • 5. 
    5. Privacy laws and regulations allow individuals to file complaints if they believe their rights have been violated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    6. The Privacy Act provides for civil penalties to be imposed by the Federal Government.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    7. The Privacy Act requires that an individual be given a(n) ___________ when personal information will be collected and maintained.
    • A. 

      Notice of Privacy Practices

    • B. 

      Authorization

    • C. 

      Privacy Act Statement

  • 8. 
    8. Exceptions to the Accounting of Disclosures include which of the following:
    • A. 

      For routine Treatment, Payment and Healhcare Operations (TPO)

    • B. 

      Made without the prior approval of the individual

    • C. 

      Made to the individual for his or her own PHI/PII

    • D. 

      A and c only

  • 9. 
    9. Under HIPAA, individuals are granted acess to medical records within ____ working days after receipt of the request, or they must be notified of the delay/denial in writing.
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      40

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      90

  • 10. 
    10. The Business Associate's Agreement (BAA) provides guidance and documentation as to the Business Associate's responsibilities in protecting Protected Health Information (PHI).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    11. When using and disclosing sensitive information, it is important to minimize incidental disclosures by doing which of the following?
    • A. 

      Not discussing others' personal information in public places.

    • B. 

      Protecting computer screens from public view

    • C. 

      Observing the Minimum Necessary Standard

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    12. HIPAA requires health organizations to retain a broad range of documentation for ____ years from the date the document was first created or from the date that the document was last in effect, whichever is later.
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      10

  • 13. 
    13. Which of the following is a right for individuals under HIPAA?
    • A. 

      Request restrictions on release of their PHI

    • B. 

      File a complaint

    • C. 

      Discover outside disclosures

    • D. 

      Request copies

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    14. What should you do if you receive an email with an attachment from someone who you do not recognize?
    • A. 

      Open it to see what it is

    • B. 

      Delete the email

    • C. 

      Reply to the email

  • 15. 
    15. Under the HIPAA Security Rule, the three categories of safeguards incude:
    • A. 

      Evaluation, Management and Mitigation

    • B. 

      Confidentiality, Ingetrity and Availability

    • C. 

      Administrative, Physical amd Technical

  • 16. 
    16. An example of an accidental disclosure of PHI is faxing personal information to the wrong fax number.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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