HIPAA Compliance Quiz Questions And Answers

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What kind of personally identifiable health information is protected by HIPAA privacy rule?
    • A. 

      Paper

    • B. 

      Electronic

    • C. 

      The spoken word

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Say nothing. It's none of your business.

    • B. 

      Watch the individual until you have gathered solid evidence against them.

    • C. 

      Report your suspicions to your clinical supervisor for further follow-up.

  • 3. 
    HIPAA security and privacy regulations apply to:
    • A. 

      Attending physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals.

    • B. 

      Health information managers, information systems staff, and other ancillary personnel only.

    • C. 

      Anyone working in the facility.

    • D. 

      Only staff that have direct patient contact.

  • 4. 
     If a person has the ability to access facility of company systems or applications, they have a right to view any information contained in that system or application.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
     Copies of patient information may be disposed of in any garbage can in the facility.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
     The criminal penalties for improperly disclosing patient health information can be as high as fines of $250,000 and prison sentences of up to 10 years.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
     Protected health information is anything that connects a patient to his or her health information.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Confidentiality protections cover not just a patient’s health-related information, such as his or her diagnosis, but also other identifying information such as social security number and telephone numbers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which of the following are some common features designed to protect confidentiality of health information contained in patient medical records?
    • A. 

      Locks on medical records rooms

    • B. 

      Passwords to access computerized records

    • C. 

      Rules that prohibit employees from looking at records unless they have a need to know

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Confidential information must not be shared with another unless the recipient has:
    • A. 

      An OK from a manager

    • B. 

      The need to know

    • C. 

      Permission from appropriate authority in the office

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    What is the standard for accessing patient information?
    • A. 

      A need to know for the performance of your job.

    • B. 

      If a physician asks you the diagnosis of a patient.

    • C. 

      Just because you are curious.

    • D. 

      You are a relative of the patient.

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Provide him with the information or access he needs.

    • B. 

      Ask him who at the facility has hired him and refer him to that person for assistance.

    • C. 

      Call the police.