HIPAA Compliance Test

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  • 1. 
     What does the HIPAA acronym stand for?
    • A. 

      Health Identification Privacy and Affordability Act

    • B. 

      Health Information Portability and Affordability Act

    • C. 

      Health Information Privacy and Accountability Act

    • D. 

      Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

  • 2. 
     What kind of personally identifiable health information is protected by HIPAA privacy rule?
    • A. 

      Paper

    • B. 

      Electronic

    • C. 

      Spoken Word

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      They help protect hospitals from lawsuits.

    • B. 

      They allow patients to feel comfortable sharing personal information with their doctors.

    • C. 

      They avoid the confusion of having people other than a physician distributing information about a patient.

    • D. 

      Both b and c

  • 4. 
    If a person has the ability to access company systems or applications, they have a right to view ANY information contained in that system or application.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which division of The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is responsible for administering and enforcing HIPAA privacy and security standards?
    • A. 

      Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

    • B. 

      Office of Civil Rights (OCR)

    • C. 

      Office of Inspector General (OIG)

    • D. 

      Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)

  • 6. 
    Patients can request a copy of billing records associated with their care.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Any healthcare provider, regardless of size, is considered a covered entity under the HIPAA Privacy Rule, so long as the provider:
    • A. 

      Receives reimbursement from a government health program

    • B. 

      Electronically transmits health information in connection with certain transactions

    • C. 

      Handles health information in any way

    • D. 

      Demonstrates use of electronic devices

  • 8. 
    All of the following pieces of information are considered INDIVIDUALLY identifiable health information, EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Birth Date

    • B. 

      Diagnosis

    • C. 

      Name

    • D. 

      Social Security Number

  • 9. 
    Every person who provides care or assistance to patients in that facility is expected to understand and comply with HIPAA regulations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Discussing a case with coworkers in a public cafeteria

    • B. 

      A nurse tells a 10-year-old patient's parents the details of their child's case

    • C. 

      A physician tells his or her spouse that he saw their neighbor in the hospital

    • D. 

      Leaving a computer unattended after logging into the company's database