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Homework Help: HEALTH

Posted by Marcelo on Monday, October 1, 2012 at 3:46pm.

1)What is a doctor's responsibility if a patient requests restrictions on the use of his or her PHI?
a. Since HIPAA doesn't address this issue, the doctor is free to decide on a case-by-case basis.
b. The doctor need not comply with the patient's wishes if HIPAA would other wise permit restrictions.
c. The doctor must comply with the patient's wishes.
d. The doctor must comply with the patient's wishes if the patient has good cause.

2) Which one of the following factors would be considered de-indentified information?
a. Patient name: Charles Logan
b. Patient condition: improved breathing with new medication
c. Patient policy number: 65388296531
d. Social Security Numbe: 555-55-5555

3.) Supposed the statute of limitations for a particular state is 3 years and age of majority in that state is 21. If you have medical records for a 13-year old girl, how long should you maintain them?
a. 3 years
b. Until she's 24
c. 8 years
d. Unit she's 21

4) Which one of the following pieces of information would be allowed as part of a limited data set?
a. Phone number
b. Social Security Number
c. E-mail address
d. Birth date

5) Which one the following activities is considered part of heath care operations?
a. Recording a patient's blood pressure and temperature
b. Reviewing the competency of heath care workers
c. Giving a pateint her prescribed medication
d. Administering a stress test.

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