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What does the acronym "HIPAA" stand for? Health Insurance Portability and Accountability
The privacy rule protects information that exists in _____. Written, oral and electronic formats
What form must be given to the patient informing them of their patient rights? Notice of privacy practice
What penalties exist for healthcare providers and workers who violate HIPAA guidelines? Monetary fine and or imprisonment
The “Minimum Necessary Standard” requires covered entities to evaluate their practices in order _____. To protect access and disclose of personal health information
Who must comply with the HIPAA Privacy Rule? employees, volunteers, trainees, and other persons who have a job-related reason to access perosnal health info
The privacy rule permits certain incidental uses and disclosures as long as _____. There are reasonable safeguards and implemented minimum necessary standards
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 _____. treatment
A patient’s privacy rights are communicated to the patient through _____. Notice of privacy practices
What must covered entities have in place that protect against uses and disclosures not permitted by the privacy rule? Administrative technical and physical safeguards
A _____ is an example of a business associate. Third party administrator with claims
When a patient receives a "Notice of Privacy Practices”, they must _____. sign ans acknowledgment of receipt which is retained by the healthcare provider
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 _____. Business associates
The HITECH Act updated the HIPAA Privacy Rule to include _____. Protection against identity theft
Which government office is responsible for administering and enforcing HIPAA standards? The office of civil rights
Under the Minimum Necessary Standard, covered entities must identity who needs access to protected health information _____. To carry out their job duties
Under the Uses and Disclosures in Treatment, Payment, and Health Care Options; the privacy rule provides for _____. Treatment
Who must comply with the HIPAA Privacy Rule? Private benefit plan Healthcare providers Healthcare clearinghouse
HIPAA accountability involves “Administrative Simplification” which includes _____.
The privacy officer required under the privacy rule is responsible for _____. Privacy related training and education
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