HIPAA / Confidentiality Test

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HIPAA / Confidentiality Test - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The HIPAA Privacy Rule protects a patient's fundamental right to privacy and confidentiality.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    You are called a covered entity if you are a healthcare provider, healthplan or healthcare clearinghouse who transmits health information in electronic form.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Protected Health Information is anything that connects a patient to his or her health information
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    PHI includes all health informaition that is used / disclosed - except PHI in oral form.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    PHI is disclosed when it is shared, examined, applied or analyzed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    PHI is used when it is released, transferred, or allowed to be accessed or divulged outside the covered entiity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    You are permitted  to use/disclose PHI for treatment, payment and healthcare operations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    You are required to use/disclose PHI when authorized or requested by the individual patient.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    You are required to use/disclose PHI when authorized or requested by the individual patient.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Authorization must be obtained for any use/disclosure of PHI for marketing purposes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    An authorization must contain an expiration date.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    After signing an authorization, the patient can decide to revoke it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    You must obtain patient agreement to use/disclose PHI for public health activities related to disease prevention.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    You can use/disclose PHI without patient agreement to report victims of abuse, neglect or domestic violence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    In general, disclosure of PHI must be limited to the least amount needed to get the job done right.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The Notice of Privacy Practices gives patients notice about the use/disclosure of their PHI, as well as other rights in general.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The Privacy Rule gives patients the right to request a history of  disclosures from the past six years.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The Privacy Rule gives patients the right to take action if their privacy is violated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    If you need help understanding the rules, the Department of Health and Human Services is required to give you assistance.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    To protect patient confidentiality, learn about your facility's patient privacy rights and encourage others to do the same.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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