Knack HIPAA Awareness Training Program

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  • 1. 

    What is considered protected health information under Hipaa?

    • A.

      PHI

    • B.

      OPHI

    • C.

      Health info

    • D.

      PHA

    Correct Answer
    A. PHI
    Explanation
    Protected Health Information (PHI) is considered any information related to an individual's health status, provision of healthcare, or payment for healthcare that is created, collected, transmitted, or maintained by a covered entity. This includes any information that can be used to identify the individual, such as their name, address, social security number, or medical record number. PHI is protected under HIPAA to ensure the privacy and security of individuals' health information.

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  • 2. 

    What does HIPAA consist of ?

    • A.

      Standards for security of data systems.

    • B.

      Secure the ePHI in users systems

    • C.

      Standardized Electronic Data Interchange transactions.

    • D.

      Secure the ePHI in data Systems.

    • E.

      Privacy protections for individual health information.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Standards for security of data systems.
    C. Standardized Electronic Data Interchange transactions.
    E. Privacy protections for individual health information.
    Explanation
    HIPAA, which stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, consists of standards for security of data systems, standardized electronic data interchange transactions, and privacy protections for individual health information. This means that HIPAA includes guidelines and regulations to ensure the security of data systems, promote standardized electronic transactions, and protect the privacy of individuals' health information.

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  • 3. 

    Who Carries out Hipaa rules and regulations?

    • A.

      Health Industries

    • B.

      Health Plans

    • C.

      Health Domain

    • D.

      Health Care Clearinghouses

    • E.

      Planner of Health

    • F.

      Health Care providers

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Health Plans
    D. Health Care Clearinghouses
    F. Health Care providers
    Explanation
    Health Plans, Health Care Clearinghouses, and Health Care providers all carry out HIPAA rules and regulations. HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, sets standards for protecting sensitive patient health information. Health Plans include health insurance companies, HMOs, and government programs that pay for healthcare. Health Care Clearinghouses are entities that process nonstandard health information into standard formats. Health Care providers include doctors, hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and pharmacies. These entities are responsible for implementing and following HIPAA rules to ensure the privacy and security of patient health information.

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  • 4. 

    Protects information known as UNPROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION that exists in written, oral, and electronic formats.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    This statement is false because the correct term for the information being protected is "protected health information" (PHI), not "unprotected health information". Protected health information refers to any individually identifiable health information that is transmitted or maintained in any form or medium. This can include written, oral, and electronic formats. The main purpose of protecting PHI is to ensure the privacy and security of individuals' health information.

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  • 5. 

    The acronym HIPAA Stands for :

    • A.

      Health Insurance Premium Administration Act

    • B.

      Health Information Portability and Accountability Act

    • C.

      Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

    • D.

      Health Information Profile and Accountability Act

    Correct Answer
    C. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act." HIPAA is a federal law in the United States that was enacted in 1996. It is designed to protect the privacy and security of individuals' health information. The law establishes standards for the electronic exchange, privacy, and security of health information. It also includes provisions for the portability of health insurance coverage for individuals who change or lose their jobs.

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  • 6. 

    Which all are required for administrative, physical, and technical safeguards be implemented to address of ELECTRONIC PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION (epHI).

    • A.

      Secrecy

    • B.

      Non of these

    • C.

      Integrity

    • D.

      Accuracy

    • E.

      Reliability

    • F.

      Availability

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Secrecy
    C. Integrity
    F. Availability
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Secrecy, Integrity, and Availability. These three elements are essential for ensuring the protection of electronic protected health information (ePHI). Secrecy refers to keeping the information confidential and preventing unauthorized access. Integrity ensures that the information is accurate and has not been tampered with. Availability ensures that the information is accessible and can be used when needed. All three safeguards are necessary to address the security and privacy concerns associated with ePHI.

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  • 7. 

    You are  not responsible for any activity that occurs under your user identity.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    This statement is false because as a user, you are responsible for any activity that occurs under your user identity. This includes actions, decisions, and consequences resulting from your use of the user identity. It is important to be mindful of your actions and take responsibility for them.

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  • 8. 

    Which all points are covered in Safeguarding pHI?

    • A.

      Keep the PHI Printout with you till you want.

    • B.

      Don't dispose of PHI and keep it with you.

    • C.

      Do not unnecessarily print or copy PHI.

    • D.

      When retiring electronic media used to store PHI, ensure the media is not cleansed.

    • E.

      Dispose of PHI when it is no longer needed.

    • F.

      When faxing or email PHI, use email and fax cover page.

    Correct Answer(s)
    C. Do not unnecessarily print or copy PHI.
    E. Dispose of PHI when it is no longer needed.
    F. When faxing or email PHI, use email and fax cover page.
    Explanation
    The points covered in Safeguarding PHI include not unnecessarily printing or copying PHI, disposing of PHI when it is no longer needed, and using email and fax cover pages when faxing or emailing PHI.

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  • 9. 

    Confidential information includes all of the following except :

    • A.

      Patient financial information

    • B.

      User ID

    • C.

      Passwords

    • D.

      Clinical information

    Correct Answer
    D. Clinical information
    Explanation
    Confidential information refers to sensitive data that should be kept private and secure. In this case, patient financial information, user IDs, and passwords are all examples of confidential information. However, clinical information is not typically considered confidential, as it is necessary for healthcare professionals to have access to this information in order to provide appropriate care to patients. Therefore, clinical information is the exception in this list of confidential information.

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  • 10. 

    Individually identifiable health information may NOT be:

    • A.

      Faxed

    • B.

      Mailed

    • C.

      Sold

    Correct Answer
    C. Sold
    Explanation
    Individually identifiable health information may not be sold because it is protected by privacy laws and regulations, such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) in the United States. Selling health information would violate the privacy rights of individuals and could lead to unauthorized use or disclosure of sensitive personal information.

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  • 11. 

    If a person has the ability to access facility or company systems or applications, they have a right to view any information contained in that system or application?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    False. Just because a person has the ability to access facility or company systems or applications does not automatically give them the right to view any information contained in that system or application. Access rights and permissions are typically granted based on job roles, responsibilities, and a need-to-know basis. Organizations implement security measures and access controls to protect sensitive information and ensure that only authorized individuals can access specific data.

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  • 12. 

    Cameras, tablets, cell phones or any electronic devices with photography capabilities are permitted in the Knack Premises

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement states that cameras, tablets, cell phones, or any electronic devices with photography capabilities are permitted in the Knack Premises. However, the correct answer is false because the statement is incorrect. It should state that cameras, tablets, cell phones, or any electronic devices with photography capabilities are not permitted in the Knack Premises.

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  • 13. 

    It is part of our jobs to learn and practice the many ways we can help protect the confidentially, integrity and availability of electronic information assets pHI. Security of patient information is EVERYONE’S job!  We owe it to secure pHI information.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement emphasizes the importance of protecting electronic information assets, specifically patient health information (PHI). It states that it is part of everyone's job to learn and practice ways to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of PHI. This implies that all individuals in the organization have a responsibility to ensure the security of patient information. Therefore, the correct answer is "True."

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  • 14. 

    Copies of patient information may be disposed of in any garbage can in the facility

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Patient information needs to be shredded.

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  • 15. 

    Who is responsible for protecting patients' individually identifiable health information?

    • A.

      Staff

    • B.

      Cleaning person

    • C.

      Physician

    • D.

      All of the above

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Anyone who has access to any patient information, charts, insurance information.

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