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Intro to hipaa


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Intro to hipaa

  1. 1. Confidentiality in the Workplace
  2. 2.  Ethical Responsibility  Patient Right  Constitutional Right  Legal Duty-right to privacy
  3. 3.  Pass annual CBT HIPAA Training with a score of 80% and attend in class lecture bi-annually
  4. 4.  A. $250,000 fine and 1 year imprisonment  B. $ 50,000 fine and 1 year imprisonment  C. $ 100,000 fine and 5 years imprisonment  D. $250,000 fine and 10 years imprisonment
  5. 5.  B. $ 50,000 fine and up to 1 year imprisonment.  Any offenses committed under false pretenses the fine will be increased to $100,000 and 5 years imprisonment. An intent to sell and any other harsher offenses will increase the fine to $250,000 and the imprisonment to 10 years.
  6. 6.  A. Addresses  B. Social Security Numbers  C. Vehicle Information  D. None of the Above
  7. 7.  D. None of the Above  All of these are ways to identify a patient to include: Telephone numbers, Account numbers, medical record numbers, insurance plan numbers, license numbers, photographs, and fingerprints.
  8. 8.  A. Normal business activities: quality insurance, audit, training  B. Insurance for payment  C. Providing Care  D. All of the Above
  9. 9.  D. All of the Above  There are very few reasons when a patient’s information can be used without a written approval. Direct patient care (need to know), court order, third party billing, quality assurance (especially for EMTs)
  10. 10.  True  False
  11. 11.  False  It is never ok to discuss patient information among coworkers. The only personnel needing patient information is working directing with that patient and will be discussed at work and not on a break
  12. 12.  True  False
  13. 13.  False  Any patient information must be shredded to avoid violation. It is everyone’s responsibility to report a violation.
  14. 14.  D. Both A and D  Any time there is a violation or breach of HIPAA and patient privacy, this must be reported ASAP and to the appropriate officials. This could be a supervisor, a security officer, a privacy officer, or even the HIPAA officer.
  15. 15.  A. Within the hour and to the security officer  B. The next day and a coworker  C. As soon as possible and the supervisor  D. Both A and D
  16. 16.  Pozgar, G. D. (2012). Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration. Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC .