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Medicare Secondary Payer Questionnaire Test

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Medicare Secondary Payer Test for all Admitting Staff

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      To provide the patient's retirement dates for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid

    • B. 

      To determine the primary payer of the account

    • C. 

      To determine if the patient has Medicare because of Age, Disability, or End Stage Renal Disease.

    • D. 

      To record accident information for a Medicare patient so that it can be sent to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      The year only, and acctdoc that the patient didn't know the month and day.

    • B. 

      December first of the given year

    • C. 

      January first of the given year

    • D. 

      Acctdoc with MQ that the patient did not know their date and do not fill out the questionnaire.

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      The date the patient became disabled

    • B. 

      Two years before the date on their Medicare card

    • C. 

      Five years ago from the date of registration

    • D. 

      You leave it blank

  • 4. 
    If the patient is under 65 and cannot recall their retirement date, what do you use for the retirement date field?
    • A. 

      Acctdoc with MQ that the patient did not know their date and do not fill out the questionnaire.

    • B. 

      Five years ago from the date of registration.

    • C. 

      The date on the Medicare card.

    • D. 

      Two years before the date on their Medicare card.

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      When Medicare is through the spouse.

    • B. 

      Never

    • C. 

      When the patient is under 65

    • D. 

      When the patient is over 65.

  • 6. 
    A patient is over 65.  The patient cannot recall when he retired, but they know that they retired before they started receiving Medicare.  What do you use for the retirement date?
    • A. 

      The date on the Medicare card.

    • B. 

      Acctdoc with MQ that the patient did not know their date and do not fill out the questionnaire.

    • C. 

      Two years before the date on the Medicare card.

    • D. 

      Five years ago from the date of registration.

  • 7. 
    A patient is over 65.  The patient cannot recall his retirement date but does know that he received Medicare before he quit working.  He has been retired for more than five years.  What do you use for the retirement date?
    • A. 

      Five years ago from the date of registration.

    • B. 

      Two years before the date on the Medicare card.

    • C. 

      Acctdoc with MQ that the patient did not know their date and do not fill out the questionnaire.

    • D. 

      The date on the Medicare card.

  • 8. 
    True or FalseSince you do not have to do Medicare Questionnaires on patients with Medicare Advantange plans, you must acctdoc with an MQ that the questionnaire is not complete because the patient has a Medicare Advantage.
  • 9. 
    • A. 

      All Medicare Plans including Medicare Advantage plans

    • B. 

      Medicare I, Medicare O and Medicare CORF Plans

    • C. 

      Medicare Advantage Plans only

    • D. 

      Only Medicare Inpatient plans

  • 10. 
    True or FalseIf the patient is unable to give the answers to the Medicare Questionnaire, it is ok to get that information from a spouse or next of kin as long as they know the correct information.
  • 11. 
  • 12. 
    If the patient states that they have Black Lung benefits, but this visit is related to toe pain, what do you put for the question "Are you receiving Black Lung benefits?" (yes or no)
  • 13. 
    If the patient states that they have VA insurance as well as Medicare, but they have not been preapproved by the VA for this visit, how will you list the insurance on this account?
    • A. 

      Medicare Primary VA Secondary

    • B. 

      Medicare only

    • C. 

      VA only and acctdoc that you took Medicare out.

    • D. 

      VA Primary and Medicare Secondary

  • 14. 
    True or FalseIf the patient was in an accident at home and no one else is liable for the accident, it is ok to leave the accident information off of the MSP questionnaire.
  • 15. 
    What question do you ask the patient to determine if they have Medicare Eligibility based on ESRD?
    • A. 

      "Have you ever had a kidney transplant or been on dialysis?"

    • B. 

      "Do you have trouble with your kidneys?"

    • C. 

      "Do you have ESRD (End Stage Renal Disease?)"

    • D. 

      "Do you have Medicare based on Age (or Disability) only, or do you have it for another reason?"

  • 16. 
    What is primary if the patient is currently employed with insurance through Wal*Mart?
    • A. 

      Medicare

    • B. 

      The insurance through Wal*Mart

    • C. 

      It depends if the patient is over or under 65.

    • D. 

      It depends if the patient's spouse is currently employed or retired.

  • 17. 
    What is primary if the patient has insurance through GE retirement and Medicare only and is currently only working as a Wal*mart associate?
    • A. 

      The insurance through GE

    • B. 

      Medicare

    • C. 

      Insurance through Wal*Mart

    • D. 

      It depends if the patient is over or under 65.

  • 18. 
    What is primary?Patient has Medicare and Blue Cross Medicare Supplement?
    • A. 

      Medicare

    • B. 

      Blue Cross

    • C. 

      It depends if the patient is currently employed

    • D. 

      It depends on how many employees the patient's employer has.

  • 19. 
    (True or False) If a patient is in an MVA but they are unable to provide car insurance information at the time of registration, you still need to provide accident information on the questionnaire.
  • 20. 
    What do you put in the retirement date field if the patient has never worked?
    • A. 

      The date on the Medicare card

    • B. 

      Nothing, you leave it blank

    • C. 

      Five years ago from today's date

    • D. 

      The date of registration

  • 21. 
    What question do you ask the patient for the disability date field?
    • A. 

      When did you become disabled?

    • B. 

      When did you last work?

    • C. 

      When did you get injured on the job?

    • D. 

      You don't ask a question, you just put two years before the date on their Medicare Card

  • 22. 
    What date do you use for the retirement date field if the patient is still working or has never worked?
    • A. 

      Nothing

    • B. 

      The date on the Medicare card

    • C. 

      Five years ago from the date of registration

    • D. 

      Two years before the date on the Medicare card

  • 23. 
    At what age do you choose age as the entitlement reason?
  • 24. 
    True or FalseIf a patient has traditional Medicare, their MSP questionnaire must be recorded on every visit.
  • 25. 
    If the patient is injured at their work, do you list that information on the MSP questionnaire and what do you file primary?
    • A. 

      Yes you list the accident information on the MSP and you file worker's comp primary to their Medicare

    • B. 

      You file worker's comp instead of Medicare so you do not need to fill out the MSP

    • C. 

      You file workers comp before Medicare but you do not have to list the accident information on the MSP questionnaire.

    • D. 

      Yes you list the accident information on the MSP but you file worker's comp primary and acctdoc that you took their Medicare out

  • 26.