Trivia Questions On HIPAA, Privacy And Confidentiality! Quiz

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Trivia Questions On HIPAA, Privacy And Confidentiality! Quiz

Below are some trivia questions on HIPAA, privacy, and confidentiality. When you go to the hospital, you will not expect your doctor to go blubbering about your health. HIPAA is one of the acts put in place to protect people's information from getting to the wrong hands and helping patients feel safe to reveal their health issues. Take this quiz and see how well you understand the act. All the best!


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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Keeping fax machines in areas that are not generally accessible

    • B. 

      Keeping consumer records and other documents containing PHI out of sight

    • C. 

      Documents containing PHI do not need to be shredded

    • D. 

      Keeping medical records rooms locked/secured

  • 2. 
    You always abide by the HIPAA privacy rule.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    PHI stands for Private Health Information.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Clients need to receive a copy of Notice of Privacy Practices.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Confidentiality means that data is not to be made available to unauthorized persons.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    How many major concepts are associated with the privacy rule?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

  • 7. 
    Which of the following information is generally considered confidential?
    • A. 

      Demographics

    • B. 

      Diagnosis

    • C. 

      Billing Information

    • D. 

      Dates of Service

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 8. 
    A person's phone number is not considered PHI because it can be located in an online or paper telephone directory.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    If you see other staff violating privacy policies you should?
    • A. 

      Ignore it.

    • B. 

      Give them a helpful, gentle reminder

    • C. 

      Report problems and violations

    • D. 

      Both answer B & C

  • 10. 
    You work in the billing department of your agency and while processing claims, you notice the name of someone you know. Since you are curious, you decide to investigate and you pull their medical record and read it. Is this appropriate?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Tell them everything they need to know because they are calling from a hospital

    • B. 

      Release information regarding medications only

    • C. 

      Refuse to release any information

  • 12. 
    Results of tests/procedures can be made available to the clients family if the client is unable to communicate well.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Each state has the same laws, rules, and/or regulations governing confidentiality of health care information.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The Federal Regulations on Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Patient Records is one example of
    • A. 

      Confidentiality

    • B. 

      Release of information

    • C. 

      Preemption

  • 15. 
    It is NOT important to read and understand your agency's Notice of Privacy Practices.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Each healthcare provider MUST have a document that describes how information about the client is used by the agency and when the agency will disclose/release it without the client's authorization.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    If a state or federal law or regulation grants the client greater access to their PHI, then it will preempt HIPAA.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Which of the following statements is NOT correct?
    • A. 

      Staff should have access to and use only the minimum necessary to perform their duties

    • B. 

      Other laws and regulations never take precedence or preempt HIPAA

    • C. 

      PHI includes a long list of individually identifiable data

  • 19. 
    Substance abuse regulations do not allow disclosure with a subpoena unless a court has issued an order following a show cause hearing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    A release of information must include which of the following?
    • A. 

      Clients name

    • B. 

      A description of information to be disclosed

    • C. 

      An expiration date

    • D. 

      A description of the purpose of disclosure

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      Talking about consumers in public areas or where you can be overheard

    • B. 

      Sharing your computer password with a new staff that does not have their own

    • C. 

      Including PHI in an unecypted email via a public system

    • D. 

      Keeping computer screens out of sight of others

    • E. 

      None of the above