HIPAA Orientation For Members Test

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This is the post presentation test for the HIPAA Orientations for Members class.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What does HIPAA stand for?

    • A.

      Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

    • B.

      Healthcare Information Protection and Portability Act

    • C.

      Healthcare Insurance Protection and Access Act

    • D.

      Health Information Provider and Accountants Act

    Correct Answer
    A. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
    Explanation
    HIPAA stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. This act was enacted in 1996 in the United States and is designed to protect the privacy and security of individuals' health information. It sets standards for the electronic exchange, privacy, and security of health information, ensuring that individuals have control over their own health information and that it is kept confidential. The act also includes provisions for the portability of health insurance coverage, allowing individuals to transfer their coverage when they change jobs or lose their job.

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  • 2. 

    You can be fined and/or jailed for violations of HIPAA.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Violations of HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) can result in both fines and imprisonment. HIPAA is a federal law that protects the privacy and security of individuals' health information. It establishes strict guidelines for healthcare providers, health plans, and other entities to ensure the confidentiality of patient records. Failure to comply with HIPAA regulations can lead to penalties, including monetary fines and criminal charges, depending on the severity of the violation. Therefore, it is true that individuals can be fined and/or jailed for violations of HIPAA.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following would be considered protected information under HIPAA?

    • A.

      Name

    • B.

      Social Security Number

    • C.

      Date of Birth

    • D.

      All of the Above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the Above
    Explanation
    All of the information mentioned in the options, including name, social security number, and date of birth, would be considered protected information under HIPAA. HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) is a federal law that protects the privacy and security of individuals' health information. It sets standards for the protection of certain health information, known as protected health information (PHI). PHI includes any information that can be used to identify an individual, such as name, social security number, and date of birth. Therefore, all of the options mentioned would be considered protected information under HIPAA.

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  • 4. 

    It is generally allowable to discuss calls with other crews back at the station.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    It is generally not allowable to discuss calls with other crews back at the station. This is because patient confidentiality is a crucial aspect of healthcare and discussing calls with others who are not directly involved in the patient's care can breach this confidentiality. Additionally, discussing calls with other crews may lead to misinformation or miscommunication, which can negatively impact patient care. Therefore, it is important to maintain professionalism and respect patient privacy by refraining from discussing calls with other crews back at the station.

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  • 5. 

    You are eating at a restaurant and discussing a call.  You are careful not to mention the patient's name or address.  You could still potentially be violating HIPAA and be subject to penalties.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Even if you do not mention the patient's name or address, discussing a call at a restaurant can still potentially violate HIPAA. HIPAA regulations protect the privacy and security of individuals' health information, and any discussion that could potentially lead to the identification of a patient, even indirectly, can be considered a violation. It is important to always be cautious and mindful of discussing any sensitive information in public settings to avoid potential penalties.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following is NOT one of the three permitted uses of Protected Health Information?

    • A.

      Treatment

    • B.

      Training

    • C.

      Healthcare Operations

    • D.

      Reimbursement

    Correct Answer
    B. Training
    Explanation
    Training is not one of the three permitted uses of Protected Health Information. The three permitted uses include treatment, healthcare operations, and reimbursement. Training does not fall under any of these categories and therefore is not a permitted use of Protected Health Information.

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  • 7. 

    You are working on an accident scene with a large crowd gathered around.  You are being careful to speak softly to your co-workers in order to avoid potential _______________.

    • A.

      Vicarious responsibility

    • B.

      Charges of libel

    • C.

      Challenges to your treatment plan

    • D.

      Incidental exposure of PHI

    Correct Answer
    D. Incidental exposure of PHI
    Explanation
    In this scenario, the person is being careful to speak softly to their co-workers in order to avoid potential incidental exposure of PHI (Protected Health Information). This means that they are being cautious not to discuss any sensitive or confidential patient information in the presence of the large crowd gathered around the accident scene. By speaking softly, they are minimizing the risk of unintentionally disclosing private medical information to unauthorized individuals.

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  • 8. 

    You are working on an electronic call report and need to go speak to the doctor.  Which of the following would be appropriate actions to take?

    • A.

      A - Close the lid to the laptop or turn off the monitor.

    • B.

      B - Ask the security guard to watch the computer.

    • C.

      C - Save the report and exit the program.

    • D.

      Either A or C

    • E.

      Any of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. Either A or C
    Explanation
    It is important to protect sensitive information on the laptop while stepping away. Closing the lid or turning off the monitor will prevent unauthorized access. Saving the report and exiting the program will also ensure that the data is secure. Therefore, either option A or option C would be appropriate actions to take in this situation.

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  • 9. 

    Your patient has an altered level of consciousness.  Under these circumstances, you may discuss the patient's condition with family members ONLY to the degree necessary to provide treatment.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In cases where a patient has an altered level of consciousness, it is important to involve the family members to some extent in order to provide the necessary treatment. This is because the family members can provide valuable information about the patient's medical history, symptoms, and any recent changes in their condition. However, it is crucial to limit the discussion to only what is necessary for treatment purposes, in order to respect the patient's privacy and confidentiality.

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  • 10. 

    It is a violation of HIPAA to provide the condition of the patient to the hospital over an unencrypted radio channel.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    It is not a violation of HIPAA to provide the condition of the patient to the hospital over an unencrypted radio channel. HIPAA regulations primarily focus on protecting the privacy and security of patients' health information, but they do not specifically mandate encryption for radio communications. However, healthcare organizations are encouraged to implement appropriate safeguards to protect patient information, including encryption for electronic communications.

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