Medical Administrative Assistant Final Exam

50 Questions  I  By Dhardma1 on April 12, 2012
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1.  The division of the federal government that enforces privacy standards is:
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2.  When preparing a file for a new patient, the medical assistant should:
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3.  A system of recording, classifying, and summarizing financial transactions is called:
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4.  How many diagnoses can be reported on the CMS-1500
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5.  The non-profit organization that assists healthcare facilities by providing accreditation
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6.  Which type of bonding covers all employees in a facility?
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7.  The medical record should be released only with a"
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8.  The medical assistant should collect which of the following when a new patient comes to the office?
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9.  Information that is gained by questioning the patient or taken from a form is called _________ information
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10.  How many provisions does HIPAA contain"
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11.  Which if the following is not true regarding HIPAA laws
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12.  When working under a managed care plan, physicians agree to:
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13.  Leaders who are structured and organzied and who ensure that their subordinates understand their duties are called:
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14.  A type of insurance that protects workers form loss wages after an industrial accident that happened on the job is called:
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15.  Which of the following is not one of the patients rights provided by HIPAA
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16.  The amount of money paid to keep an insurance policy in force is the:
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17.  A claim that is printed and mailed to the carrier is called a _____ copy
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18.  Which of the following statements best describes the concept of "professional courtesy"?
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19.  Why is it usually poor policy to accept third-party checks from patients?
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20.  PHI stands for:
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21.  Which of the following identifying markers should the medical assistant attempt to rmember about suspicious individuals?
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22.  Whcih part of Medicare covers prescription drug services
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23.  Which letter style combines efficiency with an attractive page layout?
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24.  Which of the following should be included in a section of the office policy manual
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25.  The process done before claims submission to examine claims for accuracy and completeness is to:
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26.  Which of the following expenses would be paid by Medicare Part B?
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27.  The properties owned by a businss are called:
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28.  Which standard size letterhead is appropriate for most business correspondence?
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29.  Complaints regarding patient privacy must be filed within how many days from when the patient knew or should have known that an act occured?
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30.  Arrange these names in alphabetic order (scroll down to view names).  Select the sequence of the numbers that reflects the correct alphabetic order. (1) Morton, Dianne (2) Marsh, Danielle (3) McDouglass, Dillard (4) MacDouglas, David
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31.  A document that explains what expenses were paid after submission to Medicare and sent to the physician's office is called a(n):
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32.  The physician's signature is located in block:
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33.  Who is the legal owner of the patient's medical record
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34.  Arrange these names in alphabetic order (scroll down to view names). Select the sequence of the numbers that reflects the correct alphabetic order. (1) Woods-Jones, Stephanie (2) Ross, Kim (3) Mitchell, Pat (4) Jones, Sandra
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35.  Which of the following is the usual business envelope size
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36.  Which of the following is NOT a method of organizing a medical record
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37.  The federal and state-sponsored health insurance program for the medically indignet is called:
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38.  Healthcare information is used to:
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39.  Which of the following dates is written correctly for inclusion in the heading of a letter?
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40.  Acting in anticipation of future problems is:
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41.  Health insurance designed for military dependents and retired military personnel is:
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42.  If Mr. Jones insurance has a $500 deductable and a $50 surgery copay, how much will his insurance pay on his bill of $4359.00?
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43.  Which of the following would most likely be a sentinel event?
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44.  Cardinal rules for bookkeeping include:
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45.  Which of the following documents list the order in which business is to be conducted during a meeting?
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46.  Which of the following items are parts of the physician's office budget?
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47.  How would you properly index the name "Amanda M. Stiles-Duncan" for filing?
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48.  The maximum amount of money that third-party payors will pay for a specific procedure or service is called the:
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49.  Which of the following is not objective information?
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50.  The best method of patient identification is:
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