2015 - HIPAA And Security Test

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HIPAA Quizzes & Trivia

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability act was put in place to ensure that a patient’s personal and medical information is not shared anyhow to outsiders. How much do you know about HIPAA and its effect to the insurance sector? Give the quiz below a try and find out. Good luck!


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  • 1. 
    Even if I do not work in a clinic, HIPAA applies to me.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    If someone that I do not recognize is walking through a resticted workspace or at a computer in a colleague's office while that person I away, I should do which of the follwing:
    • A. 

      Nothing

    • B. 

      Notify a Supervisor or Manager

    • C. 

      Ask if you can help them find what they are looking for

    • D. 

      Assume they have permission to be there

  • 3. 
    When leaving my desk, I should do which of the following:
    • A. 

      Log off or lock the computer

    • B. 

      Tell someone to watch my work area

    • C. 

      Set my screen saver timeout feature to 5 min.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Which of these are possible consequences of a security failure?
    • A. 

      Patient privacy is compromised

    • B. 

      Patient records can be altered or lost

    • C. 

      Patient safety is compromised

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Examples of employee carelessness would be:
    • A. 

      Letting others know your password

    • B. 

      Using instant messaging or chat rooms

    • C. 

      Misdirected e-mails and or faxes

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    It is okay to share your password with a trusted co-worker if they need to access something on your computer while you are out of the office for a few days.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What is your responsibility regarding HIPAA?
    • A. 

      Keep protected health information private and secure

    • B. 

      Keep notes on a patient’s protected health information to use during collection efforts.

    • C. 

      Keep the protected health information for all the patients you have called today on your desk for your supervisor to reference, if needed.

    • D. 

      Leave a patient’s account and their protected health information on your monitor when you take a break.

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      A rep leaves the patient’s information on screen when s/he is not around.

    • B. 

      A collector shares PHI with co-workers in the office.

    • C. 

      A collector sends PHI to the patient via fax machine.

    • D. 

      A collector obtains PHI from a covered entity in electronic format.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a true statement regarding HIPAA?
    • A. 

      It is OK to have your cell phone on at your desk as long as it is on silent

    • B. 

      You can use a cell phone at your desk as long as it is during a break

    • C. 

      No personal cell phones should be on the call floor at any time.

    • D. 

      It is acceptable to use a cell phone at your desk to text message only.

  • 10. 
    What does HIPAA stand for?
    • A. 

      Health Information Protection Agency of America.

    • B. 

      Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

    • C. 

      Health Information Protection Accountability Act.

    • D. 

      Health Industry Protection Agency Act.

  • 11. 
    It is a violation of HIPAA to throw PHI in a garbage can.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    You can be personally sued if you violate HIPAA.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Which of the following are considered “High Risk” (Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Faxing

    • B. 

      Printing

    • C. 

      E-mailing Patients

    • D. 

      Accessing online payment screens