HIPAA Competency Test 2018

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 198

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HIPAA Competency Test 2018


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Forms of Sensitive Information exist in forms of: 
    • A. 

      Printed Information

    • B. 

      Spoken

    • C. 

      Electronic

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    True or False: An employee may only access or disclose a patient's PHI when this access is part of the employee's job duties.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Patients have the rights to inspect and/or receive an electronic copy of their healthcare records.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which one of these statements are false based on the HIPAA Security Rule 
    • A. 

      HIPAA Security Rule concentrates on safeguarding PHI by focusing on the confidentiality, integrity and availability of PHI.

    • B. 

      Integrity means that data or information has not been altered or destroyed in an unauthorized manner.

    • C. 

      Availability means that data or information is not accessible and not useable upon demand only by an authorized person.

    • D. 

      Confidentiality means that data or information is not made available or disclosed to unauthorized persons or processes.

  • 5. 
    Which are areas that employees need to be cautious when discussing patient information. 
    • A. 

      The nurse's station

    • B. 

      The break room

    • C. 

      Hallways

    • D. 

      Restaurants

  • 6. 
    Data should be disposed the following ways: 
    • A. 

      Regular trash

    • B. 

      It should be destroyed. It should be kept indefinitely.

    • C. 

      Shredded or placed in locked drawer

    • D. 

      Magnetic media should be wiped or physically destroyed.

  • 7. 
    Fill in the Blank:  Individuals who violate the Practice's Policy will be subject to: _________ _________ __________.
  • 8. 
    A ___________  is lost, stolen, or improperly disposed of or hacked information.  
  • 9. 
    Which one of these is not supposed to be notified when there is breach of information?
    • A. 

      The individuals whose information was breached

    • B. 

      The Texas State Attorney General

    • C. 

      The Department of Health and Human Services

    • D. 

      Employees in the company

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