Review Quiz Mibc Week 4 Mod 3

162 Questions  I  By Coofoogirl555 on May 24, 2010
Review quiz for module 3 week 4

  

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1.  Patient-staff encounters in a medical facility leave lasting impressions. these "encounters" begin when
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2.  Most services offered by a healthcare facility are not tangible, meaning they cannot be seen or felt; therefore, patients look for surrogates, which include
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3.  It is human nature for patients to want to like their physicians. for these reasons, physicians should
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4.  Over the next 30 years, the number of americans over age ________ will double.
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5.  Websites can help individuals find
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6.  With few exceptions, the release of information contained in a patients health record to a third party is
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7.  An assignment of benefits is an arrangement by patients to allow
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8.  In a healthcare office, the form patients fill out providing name, address, employer and health insurance information is called a
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9.  A chronological record of all patient transactions, including previous balances, charges, payments, and current balances is a
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10.  A useful method of accounting for small practices that captures information at the time the transaction takes place is called a/an
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11.  When using patient billing software, accuracy is crucial. additionally, in case of poer fluctuation or failure, it is also crucial
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12.  Healthcare offices send out statements periodically; this process is typically called a
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13.  Patients who have either inadequate insurance or no insurance at all are referred to as
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14.  If a patient has no insurance listed, the health insurance professional should
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15.  The federal truth in lending act (1968), regulation z allows for an installment payment plan of more than ____ payments.
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16.  Which of the following is not one of the five categories of problem debtors
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17.  The fair debt collection practices act addresses
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18.  An organization that obtains or arranges for payment of money owed to a third party is a
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19.  Before a small claims lawsuit can proceed, the court expects the ______ to have explored all other avenues of settlement
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20.  The defendant is the party
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21.  The business of protecting, through legal means, a person or property against loss or harm is referred to as
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22.  Health insurance narrows down undesirable events to
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23.  securitas is the latin term for
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24.  The "birth" of health insurance in this country occurred in
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25.  The federal healthcare program for the elderly and certain qualifying others is
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26.  The combined federal and state healthcare program for indigent and low income individuals is
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27.  A relatively new concept of healthcare structure that emerged in the late twentieth century is
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28.  Factors listed in the text that drive healthcare issues include all of the following except
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29.  Many employed individuals obtain healthcare coverage through a/an
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30.  The following groups that are typically without insurance include all except those who are
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31.  The situation whereby patients pay a certain portion of healthcare costs (e.g., deductible and copayment) is called
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32.  Actuaries use statistics to predict anticipated healthcare costs, which establish
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33.  Fee-for-service healcare plans are also referred to as
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34.  Understanding what you read is called
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35.  Sending and receiving information through mutually understood methods is
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36.  When you stick with a task until it is completed, you are
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37.  When you have honest, ethical, and moral principles, you are said to have
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38.  If you are not influenced by personal feelings, biases, or prejudice, you have
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39.  To write down important lecture facts in ones own words is called
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40.  Organizing daily responsibilities according to their importance is called
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41.  College entry-level skills necessary for success as a health insurance professional include all of the following except
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42.  Success in getting the most out of ones education and optimizing career potential facilitates
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43.  In order to develop effective study skills, it is suggested that students generate a ________________ schedule.
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44.  The nationally recognized job title for individuals who specialize in medical insurance claims submission is
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45.  One method of enhancing ones career as a health insurance professional is to acquire
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46.  Those who work in healthcare say the most important reward is
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47.  Career opportunities for health insurance professional include
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48.  A shabby reception room at a healthcare office can suggest shabby care to a new patient
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49.  Individuals today believe that their time is equally as valuable as the physicians
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50.  To avoid negative reactions, some practices schedule new patients during their slowest times
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51.  Walls in medical facilities that allow voices to carry to the next room is a HIPAA violation
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52.  If medical professionals want patients to reveal personal information, they must make the patient feel their information will remain private and confidential
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53.  Patients normally have a good idea of what their medical care and treatment should cost before they make an appointment
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54.  When a new patient telephones for an appointment, giving the individual (over the phone) a range of what the initial fee will be is prohibited
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55.  Over the next 30 years, the number of americans over 65 is expected to drop by 20%
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56.  Individuals have found that the internet offers access to alot of relevant, quality healthcare information
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57.  Experts suggest that todays patients should be considered "clients" rather than "patients"
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58.  HIPAA is a federal law designed to protect the privacy of individuals health information
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59.  Essentially, a HIPAA-covered entity can use or disclose protected health information for any purpose
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60.  A patient cannot correct or amend their own medical record; it must be donw by the sttending physician
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61.  Billing policies and practices can differ from one healthcare practice to another
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62.  An assignment of benefits is an arrangement whereby a patient requests that their healthcare payment be made by another family member
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63.  The healthcare facility staff should encourage patients to ask questions about their bills or payment/insurance process
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64.  A disbursement journal is the most basic of journals and is a chronologic listing of transactions
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65.  Most healthcare practices are computerized to some extent
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66.  Computerized patient accounting typically begins with inputting demographic patient data
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67.  Billing cycles for most medical practices are generally only performed once or twice a year
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68.  Self-pay patients are referred to as "deadbeats" in most medical facilities
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69.  The fair credit billing act tells the business entity what to do if a customer claims they made a mistake in their billing
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70.  Collecting overdue accounts by phone is prohibited by law
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71.  In order to utilize the small claims process, the pratice must retain an attorney
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72.  Most collection agencies require at least 50% of the money they collect
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73.  Healthcare providers and companies that sell insurance have determined it is less costly to prevent serious illnesses than to treat them after they emerge
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74.  Justin ford kimball introduced a health plan in dallas in 1929 that evolved into what today is known as medicare
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75.  Usually, there are no deductibles to be met or claim forms to be completed with HMOs
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76.  An option for people who are unable to acquire healthcare coverage through their employers is purchasing a healthcare policy through private insurace carriers
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B.
77.  Under HIPAA, employees who quit their jobs or are laid off can extend their group healthcare coverage for up to 36 months
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78.  One of the factors that drives up healthcare costs is the fact that americans are living longer than ever before
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79.  Media coverage is instrumental in keeping healthcare costs down
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80.  People need health insurance in order to protect themselves from possible financial ruin
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B.
81.  Medicare provides healthcare coverage for qualifying low-income individuals
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B.
82.  The two basic types of health insurance plans are indemnity and managed care
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83.  The ability to effectively perform ones job without direct supervision is called autonomy
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84.  Professional ethics are moral principles that are associated with a specific vocation
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85.  Advancement opportunities as a health insurance professional are relatively limited
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86.  Health insurance professionals who are also certified coders can expect higher wages
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87.  The basic goal of health insurance professional is to ensure that providers and patients get paid correctly in a timely manner
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88.  There are as many different insurance claim forms as there are insurance companies
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89.  Certification is the culmination of a process of formal recognition of the competence possessed by an individual in a specific area
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90.  One can typically expect to perform various duties when one becomes a health insurance professional
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91.  The nationally recognized title for a health insurance professional is "insurance biller/coder."
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92.  Computers have dramatically changed the face of health insurance
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93.  Health insurance professionals are currently in high demand in the united states
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94.  One of HIPAAs goals is to reduce the number of forms and methods of completing insurance claims
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95.  Modifiers may affect
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96.  Modifiers are used to indicate what type of information
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97.  Modifier -57 decision for surger, is used on what type of service
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98.  Modifier -79 unrelated procedure or service by the same physician during the postoperative period, is used on what type of service
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99.  Modifier -51 multiple procedure, is used on what type of services
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100.  Modifier -80, assistant surgeon, is used when
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101.  Modifier -32 is used to indicate a service is mandated. which of the following is and example of when a service is "mandated"
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102.  Modifier -25 significant, separately identifiable e/m service by the same physician on the same day of the procedure or other service, is used to report an e/m service that was
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103.  Modifier -59, distinct procedure service, is used to indicate that
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104.  Modifier -58, staged or realted procedure or service by the same physician during the postoperative period, is used to indicate
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105.  Modifier -52, reduced services, is used to indicate
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106.  The modifier "-AA" is an example of what type of modifier
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107.  The multiple modifier is indicated with which modifier
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108.  The modifier that indicates only the professional component of the service was provided is
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109.  The modifier that indicates multiple procedures is
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