HIT 101 - Lesson 7, Ch, 8 EOC

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End of Chapter 8 (Health Information Technlogy Functions), Lesson 7, HIT 101


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  • 1. 
    The system in which a health record number is assigned at the first encounter and then used for subsequent healthcare encounters is the _____
    • A. 

      Serial number system

    • B. 

      Unit numbering system

    • C. 

      Serial-unit numbering system

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    A health record number is assigned as a unique patient identifier for _____
    • A. 

      Paper-based records

    • B. 

      Electronic health records

    • C. 

      Microfilmed records

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Consider the following sequence of numbers: 12-34-55, 13-34-55, and 14-34-54.  What filing system is being used if these numbers represent the health record numbers of 3 records filed together within the filing system?
    • A. 

      Straight numerical filing

    • B. 

      Terminal-digit filing

    • C. 

      Middle-digit filing

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Which of the following patient identifier(s) may be used to locate an electronic health record?
    • A. 

      Patient name

    • B. 

      Health record number

    • C. 

      Patient account number

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    The master patient index (MPI) is necessary to locate health records within the paper-based storage system for all the types of filing systems, except _____
    • A. 

      Straight numerical

    • B. 

      Terminal-digit filing

    • C. 

      Middle-digit filing

    • D. 

      Alphabetical filing

  • 6. 
    What type of paper-based storage system conserves floor space by eliminating all but 1 or 2 aisles?
    • A. 

      Open-shelf units

    • B. 

      Carousel systems

    • C. 

      Mobile filing units

    • D. 

      Filing cabinets

  • 7. 
    What feature of the filing folder helps locate misfiles within the paper-based filing system?
    • A. 

      Fasteners

    • B. 

      Folder weight

    • C. 

      Color-coding

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    In a paper-based system, individual health records are organized in a pre-established order.  This process is called _____
    • A. 

      Retrieval

    • B. 

      Assembly

    • C. 

      Analysis

    • D. 

      Reordering

  • 9. 
    Reviewing a health record for missing signatures and missing medical reports is called ______
    • A. 

      Assembly

    • B. 

      Indexing

    • C. 

      Analysis

    • D. 

      Coding

  • 10. 
    Reviewing the record for deficiencies after the patient is discharged from the hospital is an example of review
    • A. 

      Concurrent

    • B. 

      Retrospective

    • C. 

      Real-time

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    Which of the following chart-processing activities does not occur in the EHR that uses scanned images?
    • A. 

      Chart preparation

    • B. 

      Scanning

    • C. 

      Assembly

    • D. 

      Quality review

  • 12. 
    Incomplete records that are not completed by he physician within the time frame specified in the healthcare facility's policies are called _____
    • A. 

      Suspended records

    • B. 

      Delinquent records

    • C. 

      Loose records

    • D. 

      Default records

  • 13. 
    The function within the HIM department responsible for listening to dictated reports and typing them into a medical report format is called _____
    • A. 

      Clinical coding

    • B. 

      Medical transcription

    • C. 

      Clerical services

    • D. 

      Release of information

  • 14. 
    Reviewing requests for health record copies and determining if they are valid is part of the ____ function within the HIM department
    • A. 

      Analysis function

    • B. 

      Clinical coding

    • C. 

      Storage and retrieval function

    • D. 

      Release of information function

  • 15. 
    Assigning ICD-9-C and CPT codes to the diagnoses and procedures documented in the medical record is called _____
    • A. 

      Clinical coding

    • B. 

      Release of information

    • C. 

      Billing

    • D. 

      Medical transcription

  • 16. 
    What department within the hospital uses the information abstracted and coded by the HIM department to send for payment from third-party payers?
    • A. 

      Patient registration

    • B. 

      Nursing unit

    • C. 

      Billing department

    • D. 

      Administration

  • 17. 
    The documentation of clinical information that makes up the health record is entered into the record by _____
    • A. 

      Patient registration

    • B. 

      Nursing

    • C. 

      Billing

    • D. 

      Administration

  • 18. 
    In a paper-based system, the HIM department routinely delivers health records to _____?
    • A. 

      Patient registration

    • B. 

      Nursing units

    • C. 

      Billing department

    • D. 

      Administration

  • 19. 
    The health record number is typically assigned by _____
    • A. 

      Patient registration

    • B. 

      Nursing

    • C. 

      Billing

    • D. 

      HIM staff

  • 20. 
    One of the most sought after accreditation distinction by healthcare facilities is offered by the _____
    • A. 

      American Medical Association (AMA)

    • B. 

      American Hospital Association (AHA)

    • C. 

      Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization (JCAHO)

    • D. 

      American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

  • 21. 
    Statements that define the performance expectations and/or structures or processes that must be in place are ____
    • A. 

      Rules

    • B. 

      Policies

    • C. 

      Outcomes

    • D. 

      Standards

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is not a part of the HIM department's monitoring function for compliance with accrediting standards?
    • A. 

      Monitoring delinquent chart rates

    • B. 

      Correcting clinical notes

    • C. 

      Monitoring the use of the medical abbreviations

    • D. 

      Monitoring the completion of medical reports

  • 23. 
    All forms should _____
    • A. 

      Contain a unique identifier

    • B. 

      Include origination and revision dates

    • C. 

      Include the facility name and logo

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    What should be done when the HIM department's error or accuracy rate is deemed unacceptable?
    • A. 

      A corrective action should be taken

    • B. 

      The problem should be treated as an isolate incident

    • C. 

      The formula for determining the rate may needed to be adjusted

  • 25. 
    The forms or design committee _____
    • A. 

      Provides oversight for the development, review, and control of forms and computer screen

    • B. 

      Is multidisciplinary

    • C. 

      Is sometimes the responsibility of the medical records committee

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 26. 
    The primary guide to locating a record in a numerical filing system is the _____
    • A. 

      Master patient index

    • B. 

      Admission register

    • C. 

      Discharge register

    • D. 

      Physician index

  • 27. 
    If one needed to know the number of C-sections performed by a specific obstetrician, the ____ would be used to identify the cases
    • A. 

      Operation index

    • B. 

      Disease index

    • C. 

      Physician index

    • D. 

      Master patient index

  • 28. 
    Most indexes and registers today _____
    • A. 

      Are maintained on microfilm

    • B. 

      Are automated or computerized

    • C. 

      Have been eliminated

    • D. 

      Are manual

  • 29. 
    Statements that describe general guidelines that direct behavior or direct or constrain decision making are called _____
    • A. 

      Policies

    • B. 

      Procedures

    • C. 

      Standards

    • D. 

      Criteria

  • 30. 
    The departmental budget is a _____ tool and an evaluation tool
    • A. 

      Controlling

    • B. 

      Planning

    • C. 

      Directing

    • D. 

      Summary

  • 31. 
    The purchase of an EHR system would be planned for the ____ budget
    • A. 

      Revenue

    • B. 

      Expenses

    • C. 

      Capital

    • D. 

      Cash

  • 32. 
    The HIM professional may serve on which of the following committees?
    • A. 

      Health records committee

    • B. 

      Quality management committee

    • C. 

      Forms committee

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 33. 
    Which of the following describes the future direction of the HIM professional?
    • A. 

      The HIM professional manages the security of electronic information

    • B. 

      The HIM professional becomes a consumer advocate

    • C. 

      The HIM professional will increase the role of quality monitoring, especially of the EHR

    • D. 

      All of the above