HIPAA And Privacy Training

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  • 1. 
    The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA):
    • A. 

      Protects health insurance coverage for workers and their families when they change or lose their job

    • B. 

      Requires national standards for electronic health care transactions

    • C. 

      Addresses security and privacy of health data

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    38 U.S.C. 7332 deals with confidentially of patient medical record information related to:
    • A. 

      Drug abuse, sexually transmitted diseases, and tuberculosis

    • B. 

      HIV/AIDS status

    • C. 

      Drug abuse, alcoholism, infection with the HIV virus, and sickle cell anemia

    • D. 

      Mental illness, HIV status, drug and alcohol abuse

  • 3. 
    The Privacy Rule limits the collection of information about individuals to that which is legally relevant and necessary.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Patients, for the most part, may gain access to any information pertaining to them that is contained in any system of records.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Signed authorizations for release of information are considered invalid if there is no expiration date.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    HIV, drug abuse, alcoholism, and sickle cell anemia can be declared to insurance carriers for collection of the cost of medicare without written authorization of the patient.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Copies of patient information can be disposed of in any garbage can.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    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

  • 9. 
    Protected health information is anything that connects a patient to his his or her health information.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    HIPAA allows us to use and/or disclose PHI for the purpose of TPO: Treatmeant Payment Operation 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Under HIPAA regulations a patient has the right to request that the bill for services be sent to him/her instead of their insurance company.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Under the security portion of HIPAA regulations, ePHI is most safely protected when accessed by usernames and passwords.  How can we most adequately keep ePHI safe?
    • A. 

      Do not share UN's or PW's with anyone

    • B. 

      Create strong PW's using letters, numbers, and special characters to create a passphrase

    • C. 

      Logging out or locking work station (Ctrl+Alt+Del) when walking away

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    When sending an email containing PHI, it is necessary to make sure that it is encrypted.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    You are not to download anything from the internet on your computer, PDA or other electronic device that is used to access PHI unless you have been given permission from the Chief Information Officer?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    When faxing PHI to an insurance company, it is okay to include the patients name and ID number or other identifiable information on the fax cover sheet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    When speaking with an insurance company about a patients claim, it is okay to get up and walk around the office if you are on a wireless headset.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    It is okay to talk with your friends, family or significant other about our day at work and the patients you came across, their diagnosis and what they were seen for.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    When leaving your desk or when a coworker comes to by to ask a question, you should ALWAYS cover or flip over any PHI that you may have.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Even though you do not have any direct interaction with patients you still have to adhere to HIPAA privacy and security guidelines.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Criminal penalties for HIPAA violations could be as much as a $250,000.00 fine and 10 years in prison.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    When filing a worker's compensation claim, it is okay to release information to the employer about the patient.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    All PHI has to be shredded when being disposed of.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    The patient has a right to know when their PHI has been disclosed erroneously.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    You do not have to report accidental HIPAA violations to your supervisor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    When leaving a message for a patient to call back all of the following are HIPAA violations except:
    • A. 

      State who the message is for , Who you are, where you are calling from and Date of Service reference, and a return number.

    • B. 

      State who the message is for, who you are, where you are calling from and a return number.

    • C. 

      State who the message is for, what the problem or reason for calling is, who you are, where you are calling from and a return number.

  • 26. 
    If you suspect someone is violating the company's privacy policy or HIPAA privacy and security guidelines you should:
    • A. 

      Say nothing, its none of your business.

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      Report your suspicions to your supervisor.

    • D. 

      Confront the person and let them know that you think they are in violation.

  • 27. 
    What I do on my computer can be tracked at anytime?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    Why is it important to be HIPAA compliant?
    • A. 

      It is the law.

    • B. 

      To build trust among patients and providers.

    • C. 

      To limit or prevent lawsuits.

    • D. 

      To avoid withholding of funds from Medicare and Medicaid.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 29. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    Does the law require you to have HIPAA training for your job?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No