Supervisor Updates: Complying With Employee Privacy Rules

5 Questions | Total Attempts: 70

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You should not give out any information unless there is a “business need to know”.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    All medical records and individually identifiable health information that is transmitted or maintained in any form or medium (electronic or otherwise) is protected under the privacy rules.  Such information is known as ____________.
    • A. 

      Protected Medial Forms (PMF)

    • B. 

      Protected Health Information (PHI)

    • C. 

      Sensitive Health Information (SHI)

  • 3. 
    What are the privacy guidelines for emails?
    • A. 

      Communicate “up and down the ladder” but not “sideways”

    • B. 

      Assume it’s going to be read by at least two people

    • C. 

      When in doubt about whether the subject is confidential, don’t use e-mail

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    In the situation that an employee takes FMLA, are you are required to maintain employee confidentiality about the reasons for taking FMLA leave and any supporting documentation that they provide or you maintain?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      I'm not sure

  • 5. 
    Protected Health Information will be protected, regardless of the form in which it is transmitted (oral, written or electronic).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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