Principles Of HIPAA Privacy And Security! Trivia Quiz

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Principles Of HIPAA Privacy And Security! Trivia Quiz - Quiz

All healthcare entities and organizations that use, store, maintain, or transmit patient health information are expected to be in complete compliance with the regulations of the HIPAA law. This act was set out to improve the health insurance system and has had a lot of changes ever since. Test out just how much you know about the four Principles of HIPAA privacy and security in this trivia quiz. All the best!

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a federal law that includes which of the following:

    • A.

      Protects the privacy of a patient's personal and health information

    • B.

      Provides electronic and physical security of personal and health information

    • C.

      Simplifies billing and other transactions

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    ADVANTAGE Health Solutions is a Covered Entity under HIPAA and is therefore required to train all workforce individuals on HIPAA policies and procedures.

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  • 2. 

    What does the acronym EPHI stand for?

    Correct Answer
    Electronic Protected Health Information
    EPHI is any protected health information that is stored, created, transmitted or received electronically.

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  • 3. 

    PHI may be accessed at any time for any reason.

    • A.


    • B.


    Correct Answer
    B. False
    PHI must only be accessed on a Need-to-Know basis.

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  • 4. 

    ADVANTAGE Workforce may create, use and share a member's PHI for:

    • A.

      Treatment of patient

    • B.

      Payment of health care bills

    • C.

      Health Care Operations

    • D.

      Mandatory Reporting

    • E.

      Telephone Request from a Friend

    • F.

      With an Authorization

    • G.

      Journalists Request

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Treatment of patient
    B. Payment of health care bills
    C. Health Care Operations
    D. Mandatory Reporting
    F. With an Authorization
    The given answer includes all the valid reasons for which ADVANTAGE Workforce may create, use, and share a member's PHI. Treatment of the patient is essential for providing appropriate medical care. Payment of healthcare bills ensures that the necessary financial transactions are carried out. Health Care Operations involve activities related to managing and improving the quality of healthcare services. Mandatory Reporting refers to legal obligations to report certain incidents or conditions. Lastly, sharing PHI with an Authorization ensures that the member has given consent for the disclosure. The options "Telephone Request from a Friend" and "Journalists Request" are not valid reasons for creating, using, and sharing PHI.

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  • 5. 

    ADVANTAGE employees must take reasonable efforts to follow this principle when accessing a member's PHI.  What is this principle called?

    Correct Answer(s)
    Minimum Necessary Principle
    The Minimum Necessary Principle
    Minimum Necessary Rule
    The Minimum Necessary Rule
    The Minimum Necessary Principle also applies when ADVANTAGE is disclosing or requesting information to another health care provider. It does not apply for treatment situations, however.

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