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					                                            HIPAA EXAM

1. Which area is not addressed by HIPAA?
        a. Insurance portability
        b. Hospital accreditation
        c. Fraud enforcement
        d. Administrative simplification
2. What are the two kinds of sanctions under HIPAA?
        a. Egregious and inadvertent
        b. Criminal and civil
        c. Warranted and unwarranted
        d. Security and privacy
3. What kind of personally identifiable health information is protected by HIPAA’s privacy rule?
               a. Written
               b. Electronic
               c. Spoken
               d. All of the above
4. Confidentiality protections cover not only a patient’s health-related information, such as the reason for
treatment, but also information such as address, age, Social Security number, and phone number.
True or False
5. Under what circumstances are you free to repeat to others private health information that you have
heard/seen on the job?
        a. after you no longer work at the agency
        b. after a patient dies
        c. only if you know the patient won’t mind
        d. when your job requires it
6. You are approached by an individual who tells you that he is here to work on the computers and wants you
to open a door for him or point the way to a workstation. How do you respond to the request?
        a. Provide him with the information or access he needs.
        b. Ask him who hired him and referred him to that person for assistance.
        e. Call the police
7. Any employee who violates the agency privacy policy is subject to punishment up to and including firing or
termination of work privileges.                True or False
8. The criminal penalties for improperly disclosing patient health information can include fines of up to
$250,000 and prison sentences of up to 10 years.                  True or False
9. If you suspect someone is violating the facility’s privacy policy, you should:
        a. Say nothing. It’s none of your business
        b. Watch the individual involved until you have gathered evidence him or her.
        c. Report your suspicions to the privacy officer or your supervisor, as outlined in the facility’s privacy
           policy.
10. Only employees who need access to patients’ records have to worry about protecting patient privacy and
    confidentiality.                           True or False
11. Privacy laws do not allow health care providers to report suspected abuse and certain public health
   information to authorities, even when other laws require it.                True or False.
12. To protect patient confidentiality, learn about your facility’s patient privacy rights – and encourage others to
   do the same.                 True or False
HIPAA OBJECTIVES




  i. Define HIPAA

 ii. Define PHI

 iii. Use of PHI

 iv. Your rights

  v.   Your responsibilities
                                       HIPAA WORKSHEET


1. What is?
      H_____________ I____________ P______________ & A__________________ A______________


2. List identifiable information (16):

       _______________________________              __________________________________
       _______________________________              __________________________________
       _______________________________              __________________________________
       _______________________________              __________________________________
       _______________________________              __________________________________
       _______________________________              __________________________________
       _______________________________              __________________________________
       _______________________________              __________________________________


3. What is?
      P_____________________             H_______________________ I________________________


4. List appropriate uses (3):

       T _____________________________
       P _____________________________
       H _____________________________


5. List your NEW rights (6):

       _______________________________              __________________________________
       _______________________________              __________________________________
       _______________________________              __________________________________


6. List your “responsibilities” (4):

       _______________________________              __________________________________
       _______________________________              __________________________________



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