HIPAA Overview

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HIPAA Overview

The following quiz was designed to test your comprehension of HIPAA and how it affects our organizaiton. Please read each question carefully and select the appropriate answer. You must score 85% to pass.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What do the initials "PHI" stand for?
    • A. 

      Personal Health Information

    • B. 

      Protected Health Information

    • C. 

      Professional Health Information

  • 2. 
    PHI relates to all EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Payment of health care by the employer

    • B. 

      Physical or mental health condition of an individual

    • C. 

      Provision of health care to an individual

  • 3. 
    The following are all "Individual Identifiers" of PHI EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Social security numbers

    • B. 

      Web Universal Resource Locators (URLs)

    • C. 

      Marital status

  • 4. 
    Quorum Federal Credit Union is a Covered Entity. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Covered Entities include all EXCEPT: 
    • A. 

      A health care clearinghouse

    • B. 

      A health plan

    • C. 

      Employers

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT an Administrative Requirement: 
    • A. 

      Train all managers on PHI

    • B. 

      Designate a Privacy Officer

    • C. 

      Implement policies and procedures

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is a safeguard? 
    • A. 

      Maximum Necessary Standard

    • B. 

      Minimum Necessary Standard

    • C. 

      Reasonable Necessary Standard

  • 8. 
    Email transmissions of plan member PHI should have proper encryption applied. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Authorized personnel are permitted to maintain any PHI in their personal possession.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Our "Workforce" includes employees in all of the following departments EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Finance

    • B. 

      Marketing

    • C. 

      Human Resources

    • D. 

      Internal Audit

    • E. 

      Information Technology

  • 11. 
    Who is responsible for the development and implementation of the policies and procedures of the entity?
    • A. 

      President / CEO

    • B. 

      Plan Member

    • C. 

      Privacy Officer

  • 12. 
    A second offense for an inadvertent release of PHI is: 
    • A. 

      Termination

    • B. 

      Verbal Warning

    • C. 

      Written Warning

  • 13. 
    Authorized personnel discussions with plan participants should be conducted in a place and manner in which overhearing the discussion by others will not occur.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    All of the following are recommended practices when handling PHI EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Locking computer when away from desk

    • B. 

      Securing documents in a locked cabinet

    • C. 

      Taking work home with you which contains PMI

    • D. 

      Maintaining privacy when discussing PHI

  • 15. 
    A criminal action can't be brought against anyone who wrongly discloses PHI. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Notice Requirements include all EXCEPT: 
    • A. 

      A process for individuals to make complaints

    • B. 

      Describe how the Covered Entity may use PHI

    • C. 

      Sanctions against those who fail to disclose PHI

  • 17. 
    What is the unauthorized acquisition, access, use or disclosre of PHI that compromises the security or privacy of the information? 
    • A. 

      Violation

    • B. 

      Penalty

    • C. 

      Breach

  • 18. 
    A Breach Notification Rule applies only to breaches of "unsecured PHI" occurring on or after September 23, 2009.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The notification of a Security Breach includes all EXCEPT:  
    • A. 

      The type of PHI involved

    • B. 

      Penalties regarding the breach

    • C. 

      Description of the breach

  • 20. 
    Whenever I have a question on HIPAA or PHI, I should contact Human Resources. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Elderly people with dementia who are living with the caregiver are at a higher risk of abuse than the general population of people over 65.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Neglect is defined as the failure to provide needed care.  Which of the following are examples on neglect:
    • A. 

      Over or under medicating

    • B. 

      Leaving an older person alone for long periods of time

    • C. 

      Failure to provide adequate food or clothing

    • D. 

      Hitting, slapping, kicking or punching

  • 23. 
    Stealing money, checks, and/or possessions, or misusing funds or possessions are examples of:
    • A. 

      Neglect

    • B. 

      Financial abuse

    • C. 

      Emothional abuse

  • 24. 
    Injuries, which have not received medical attention, are a possible indicator of neglect.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    If you suspect a family member or another caregiver of abuse or neglect, it is your responsibility to report it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    It is not possible for the caregiver to be abused by the person he or she is trying to help.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    Certain diseases may cause behavior changes that the person you are caring for is incapable of controlling.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    Indicators of possible emotional abuse include (check all that apply):
    • A. 

      The care recipient’s behavior changes. He or she begins to withdraw, appears depressed,and/or cries frequently.

    • B. 

      The caregiver talks down to, humiliates, or shouts at the person in their care.

    • C. 

      Caregiver watches TV with the person they are caring for.

  • 29. 
    Bedsores, trash build-up, soiled sheets and clothing that appear to be days old and filthy bathrooms and kitchens are all indicators of possible neglect.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    Family members and victims often try to hide the abuse out of fear or shame.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False