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Cheri Le

1. What does the acronym "HIPAA" stand for? Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
2. The privacy rule protects information that exists in _____. written, or and electronic formats
3. What form must be given to the patient informing them of their patient rights? Notice of privacy practice
4. What penalties exist for healthcare providers and workers who violate HIPAA guidelines? civil money penalties, imprisonment
5. The “Minimum Necessary Standard” requires covered entities to evaluate their practices in order _____. To protect aces and disclose of personal health information
6. Who must comply with the HIPAA Privacy Rule? Healthcare clearinghouse Healthcare providers private benefit plan
7. The privacy rule permits certain incidental uses and disclosures as long as _____. There are reasonable safeguards and implemented minimum necessary standards
8. Under the Uses and Disclosures in Treatment, Payment, and Health Care Options; the provision, coordination, or management of health care and related services is defined as _____. Billing and collectionot activities
9. A patient’s privacy rights are communicated to the patient through _____. Notice of privacy practices
10. What must covered entities have in place that protect against uses and disclosures not permitted by the privacy rule? Administrative technical and physical safegaurds
11. A _____ is an example of a business associate Third party administrator with claims
12. When a patient receives a "Notice of Privacy Practices”, they must _____.
13. A person or entity that performs certain functions or activities that involve the use or disclosure of personal health information on behalf of, or provides services to, a covered entity is known as a _____.
14. The HITECH Act updated the HIPAA Privacy Rule to include _____. Protection against identity theft
15. Which government office is responsible for administering and enforcing HIPAA standards? The office of civil rights
16. Under the Minimum Necessary Standard, covered entities must identity who needs access to protected health information _____.
17. Under the Uses and Disclosures in Treatment, Payment, and Health Care Options; the privacy rule provides for _____. Treatment
18. Who must comply with the HIPAA Privacy Rule? Private benefit plan Healthcare providers Healthcare clearinghouse
19. HIPAA accountability involves “Administrative Simplification” which includes _____. The standards are meant to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the nation's health care system by encouraging the widespread use of electronic data interchange in the U.S. health care system.
20. The privacy officer required under the privacy rule is responsible for _____. Keeping up-to-date on federal and state privacy laws
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