Ccmc July HIPAA Quiz

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HIPAA Quizzes & Trivia

The purpose of this quiz is to test your knowledge on HIPAA.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The civil penalties for HIPAA are:
    • A. 

      There are no civil penalties for HIPAA.

    • B. 

      $100 per client.

    • C. 

      $100 per day per violation

    • D. 

      $100 per client per violation, with a maximum fine of $25,000 per client per year.

  • 2. 
    Wrongfully accessing or disclosing PHI can result in:
    • A. 

      Suspension of license or certificate to practice.

    • B. 

      Fines up to $50,000 and up to one year in prison.

    • C. 

      Fines up to $15,000 and up to two years in prison.

  • 3. 
    If a non-authorized disclosure of PHI is made:
    • A. 

      I must keep record of this for six years.

    • B. 

      I must give the patient a full accountin upon proper request.

    • C. 

      There is no such thing as a non-authorized request.

    • D. 

      A and B

  • 4. 
    An authorization may be revoked:
    • A. 

      Within 30 days of the original authorization.

    • B. 

      By telephone/fax request.

    • C. 

      Under no circumstances once authorization is given.

    • D. 

      If the requested action has not already been taken.

  • 5. 
    Dr. Smith asks Sally, a nurse, to bring up a patient's lab results on the computer. Dr. Smith looks around and does not see any other staff or visitors in the area. He then asks Sally to turn the monitor so he can see the chart. Nobody else in nearby. After Dr. Smith is finished looking at the chart, Sally turns the computer screen back around, away from public view. Did Dr. Smith and Sally violate the patient's privacy by turning the screen and viewing the lab results?
    • A. 

      Yes.

    • B. 

      No.

  • 6. 
    Is there a time limit on signatures of consent?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 7. 
    Signed authorizations for release of information are considered invalid if there is no expiration date.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Who is responsible to pay any civil fines relating to a HIPAA violation?
    • A. 

      Any and all employees who misused any PHI.

    • B. 

      The primary medical professional(s).

    • C. 

      The primary medical professional, but he/she can fine the employee who misused any PHI.

  • 9. 
    HIPAA's Minimum Necessary Standard means:
    • A. 

      Providers should disclose or use only the minimum necessary amount of PHI in order to perform their job.

    • B. 

      Providers should use minimum necessary precautions.

    • C. 

      Providers should use minimum number of employees as possible when handling charts in order to protect PHI.

  • 10. 
    Once the Notice of Prvacy Practices (NPP) is written:
    • A. 

      It cannot be changed.

    • B. 

      It can only be changed if I have reserved this right in my notice.

    • C. 

      It must be updated annually.

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