Medical Administrative Assistant Final Exam

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not one of the patients 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 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. 
    The division of the federal government that enforces privacy standards is:
    • 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. 
    Arrange these names in alphabetic order (scroll down to view names). Select the sequence of the numbers that reflects the correct alphabetic order. (1) Woods-Jones, Stephanie (2) Ross, Kim (3) Mitchell, Pat (4) Jones, Sandra
    • 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

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