Heartland Health Centers Annual HIPAA Quiz

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Heartland Health Centers Annual HIPAA Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Protected Health Information (PHI) only refers to a patient’s medical record in which name, address and date of birth are indicated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which of the following would be a HIPAA violation?
    1. A medical student copying portions of several patients’ medical records so she can present the information in a classroom discussion
    2. Telling your husband that his basketball team member came to the clinic today and had an AIDS blood test.
    3. Writing the names of patients who are in the waiting room on a chalk board so that all of the patients will know who is next to be seen.
    4. Having copies of test results that a patient requested in the top tray of a basket on your desk, such that anyone coming to the front desk can see the results.
    • A. 

      1, 3, 4

    • B. 

      2, 3, 4

    • C. 

      All of the activities listed above

    • D. 

      None of the activities listed above

  • 3. 
    When are you free to repeat a patient’s private health information that you hear on the job?
    • A. 

      A. After you no longer work at the organization

    • B. 

      B. After a patient dies

    • C. 

      C. If you know the patient would not mind

    • D. 

      D. When your job requires it

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is protected health information under HIPAA?
    • A. 

      A. The patient’s address

    • B. 

      B. The patient’s allergies

    • C. 

      C. The patient’s medical record number

    • D. 

      D. All of the above

  • 5. 
    What question should you ask yourself before looking at health information?
    • A. 

      A. Would the patient mind if I looked at this?

    • B. 

      B. Do I need to know this to do my job?

    • C. 

      C. Can anyone see what I’m doing?

    • D. 

      D. Am I curious?

  • 6. 
    When is the patient’s authorization to release information required?
    • A. 

      A. In most cases in which information is going to be shared with anyone for reasons other than treatment, payment, or health care operations

    • B. 

      B. When the patient’s condition is discussed with a consulting physician.

    • C. 

      C. When information is to be shared among two or more clinicians

    • D. 

      D. When information is used for billing a private insurer

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