CMAA Certification Exam! Trivia Quiz

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CMAA Certification Exam! Trivia Quiz

Welcome to the CMAA certification exam practice test. To ensure you get the medical administrative assistant position certification, you need to demonstrate knowledge of different fields such as health information laws. So, do you know some of the ways to file documents or what rules to follow when it comes to checking payments? This quiz will refresh your memory before you sit for the exams. Do give it a shot!


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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not one of the patient's rights provided by HIPAA?
    • A. 

      Right to notice of a facility's privacy practices

    • B. 

      Right to receive notice of all disclosures of PHI

    • C. 

      Right to obtain the origirnal medical record

    • D. 

      Right to have access to, view, and obtain a copy of their PHI

  • 2. 
    Why is it a usually poor policy to accept third-party checks from patients?
    • A. 

      This type fo check is illegal

    • B. 

      Third-party checks are not negotiable

    • C. 

      The check will likely bounce

    • D. 

      You cannot verify the reliability of the maker

  • 3. 
    The non-profit organization that assists healthcare facilities by providing accreditation.
    • A. 

      OSHA

    • B. 

      ABHES

    • C. 

      JCAHO

    • D. 

      JCHAO

  • 4. 
    The medical assistant should collect which of the following when a new patient comes to the office?
    • A. 

      Patient information sheet

    • B. 

      Copy of insurance card, front and back

    • C. 

      Copy of driver's license

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    The process done before claims submission to examine claims for accuracy and completeness is to:
    • A. 

      Correct

    • B. 

      Audit

    • C. 

      Revise

    • D. 

      Reject

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      OSHA

    • B. 

      HIPAA

    • C. 

      OCR

    • D. 

      OIG

  • 7. 
    Which standard size letterhead is appropriate for most business correspondence?
    • A. 

      5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches

    • B. 

      7 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches

    • C. 

      8 1/2 x 11 inches

    • D. 

      17 x 22 inches

  • 8. 
    Acting in anticipation of future problems is:
    • A. 

      Being aware

    • B. 

      Being proactive

    • C. 

      Circumventing

    • D. 

      Incurring

  • 9. 
    The medical record should be released only with a"
    • A. 

      Verbal order from the physician

    • B. 

      Written order from the physician

    • C. 

      Written release from the patient

    • D. 

      Verbal order from the office manager

  • 10. 
    Which letter style combines efficiency with an attractive page layout?
    • A. 

      Modified-block

    • B. 

      Block

    • C. 

      Simplified

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    How would you properly index the name "Amanda M. Stiles-Duncan" for filing?
    • A. 

      Stilesduncan, Amanda M.

    • B. 

      Stiles Duncan, Amanda M.

    • C. 

      Duncanstiles, Amanda M.

    • D. 

      Duncan, Amanda M. Stiles

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is not objective information?
    • A. 

      Progress notes

    • B. 

      Family history

    • C. 

      Diagnosis

    • D. 

      Physical examination and findings

  • 13. 
    How many diagnoses can be reported on the CMS-1500
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Six

  • 14. 
    A document that explains what expenses were paid after submission to Medicare and sent to the physician's office is called a(n):
    • A. 

      Remittance advice

    • B. 

      Estimate of benefits

    • C. 

      Explanation fo benefits

    • D. 

      Utiliization review

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is the usual business envelope size
    • A. 

      No. 5

    • B. 

      No. 10

    • C. 

      No. 6 3/4

    • D. 

      No. 5 3/4

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      (1), (2), (3), (4)

    • B. 

      (3), (2), (4), (1)

    • C. 

      (2), (3), (1), (4)

    • D. 

      (4), (3), (2), (1)

  • 17. 
    When working under a managed care plan, physicians agree to:
    • A. 

      Base fees on national trends

    • B. 

      Charge fees that are based on local community averages

    • C. 

      Accept fees that are predetermined by the plan

    • D. 

      Set fees within certain ranges provided by the plan

  • 18. 
    Which if the following is not true regarding HIPAA laws
    • A. 

      Patients have more control over their medical records

    • B. 

      Few boundaries are set on the use and release of health records

    • C. 

      Patients can make informed choices regarding how their personal health information is used

    • D. 

      Violators are held accountable if patient privacy rights are compromised

  • 19. 
    The amount of money paid to keep an insurance policy in force is the:
    • A. 

      Premium

    • B. 

      Deductable

    • C. 

      Copay

    • D. 

      Co-insurance

  • 20. 
    Leaders who are structured and organzied and who ensure that their subordinates understand their duties are called:
    • A. 

      Charismatic

    • B. 

      Transformational

    • C. 

      Transactional

    • D. 

      Democrative

  • 21. 
    Information that is gained by questioning the patient or taken from a form is called _________ information
    • A. 

      Confidential

    • B. 

      Subjective

    • C. 

      Objective

    • D. 

      Necessary

  • 22. 
    How many provisions does HIPAA contain"
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 23. 
    Whcih part of Medicare covers prescription drug services
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 24. 
    Who is the legal owner of the patient's medical record
    • A. 

      The patient

    • B. 

      The physician or agency where services were provided

    • C. 

      The patient's insurance company

    • D. 

      Both the patient and the physician

  • 25. 
    The maximum amount of money that third-party payors will pay for a specific procedure or service is called the:
    • A. 

      Benefit

    • B. 

      Allowable charge

    • C. 

      Allowed service

    • D. 

      Incurred amount