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    HIPAA Privacy Physician Test

    1) The HIPAA Privacy Rule protects a patient's fundamental right to privacy and confidentiality. True
    False
    2) Protected Health Information is anything that connects a patient to his or her health information. True
    False
    3) Discarding old patient test results in a wastebasket is an acceptable practice. True
    False
    4) Posting your password on the front of your computer monitor is an example of a threat to protection of the privacy of patient records. True
    False
    5) You are permitted to use/disclose PHI for treatment, payment, or health care operations. True
    False
    6) In general, disclosure of PHI must be limited to the least amount needed to get the job done right. True
    False
    7) The Privacy Rule gives patients the right to take action if their privacy is violated. True
    False
    8) A Lifespan physician who looks up the health records of neighbor out of concern for the neighbor's health has not violated the Privacy Rule. True
    False
    9) An employee may be disciplined for bringing a privacy concern to the attention of the Privacy Officer. True
    False
    10) A Lifespan health care provider can ask a patient to waive their rights to file complaints about alleged violations of the Privacy Rule. True
    False
    11) Individual identifiers include: employers' name or address, relatives' names or address and date of birth. True
    False
    12) Discussing PHI with a colleague while in line at the cafeteria is against Lifespan's privacy practices. True
    False
    13) Coordination of services at a nursing station is an example of incidental use of PHI. True
    False
    14) Any minor who lives away from home with parent permission but without parent support may consent to his/her own treatment. True
    False
    15) A patient can disclose PHI for research use with individual authorization or without authorization under limited circumstances. True
    False

     

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