HIPAA Practice Test

it's crucial to be knowledgeable about HIPAA regulations to protect patient privacy and ensure compliance with federal laws. Our HIPAA practice test is the perfect tool to help you prepare for HIPAA certification or simply test your understanding of HIPAA regulations. The practice test covers all aspects of HIPAA regulations, including privacy, security, and breach notification rules. It accurately reflects the required knowledge to comply with HIPAA regulations and simulates real-life scenarios to prepare you for any situation. the practice test is challenging enough to assess your understanding of HIPAA regulations and follows the latest guidelines from regulatory bodies like HHS and OCR. By taking our HIPAA practice test regularly, you can stay up-to-date with the latest HIPAA regulations and receive detailed feedback to improve your knowledge of HIPAA. Don't leave your patients' privacy at risk - take our HIPAA practice test to ensure that you're following the proper guidelines and regulations.

20 questions from HIPAA Certification Exam

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What is HIPAA?
  • A regulation to combat fraud in the healthcare setting
  • An act to amend and improve the portability of health insurance coverage
  • A rule to set standards concerning the rights of individuals to their health information
  • A regulation to combat fraud in the healthcare setting
Who must abide by HIPAA rules and regulations?
  • Business associates
  • Covered Entities
  • Both business associates and covered entities
  • Either business associates or covered entities
What is the standard for accessing patient information?
  • A need to know for the performance of your job
  • If a physician asks you the diagnosis of the patient
  • You are a relative of the patient
  • Just because you are curious
Who is responsible for protecting patients' individually identifiable health information?
  • Staff
  • Physician
  • Cleaning person
  • All of the above
A visitor who asks for a patient by name may receive the following information EXCEPT
  • Patient name
  • Patient room number
  • Patient diagnosis
  • Patient condition in general terms
What does HIPAA consist of?
  • Privacy protections for individual health information
  • Standards for the security of data systems
  • Standardized Electronic Data Interchange transactions
  • All of the above
What is PHI?  
  • Private HIPAA Information
  • Personal Health Information
  • Protected Health Inquiries  
  • Protected Health Information
What is the best definition of Health information?
  • Created or received by a healthcare professional
  • The past, present or future physical/mental health or condition of an individual
  • Payment provision of healthcare to an individual.
  • The health information of the pet of a patient.
Which of the following is covered in Safeguarding PHI?
  • Dispose of PHI when it is no longer needed
  • Keep the PHI Printout with you till you want.
  • When retiring electronic media used to store PHI, ensure the media is not cleansed.
  • Don't dispose of PHI and keep it with you.
Which of the following is NOT a requirement for computer security?
  • Computer must be secured to a desk with an anti-theft device.
  • Computers must be password protected.
  • PHI can't be sent in the body of an email, it has to be sent as a password-protected attachment.
  • Computer monitors displaying PHI must face away from the public or have a privacy screen.
What are the 3 major safeguards in protecting PHIs?
  • Physical, Administrative, and Technical Safeguards
  • Information, Psycho social, and Technical Safeguards
  • Physical, Emotional, and Psycho social Safeguards
  • Physical, Psycho social, and Technical Safeguards
Which of the following is a Technical Security?
  • Passwords
  • Training
  • Locked media storage cases
  • Designating a security officer
Which of the following is a Physical Security?
  • Passwords
  • Training
  • Locked media storage cases
  • Designating a security officer
Which of the following is an Administrative Security?
  • Passwords
  • Training
  • Locked media storage cases
  • Designating a security officer
Penalties for non-compliance can be which of the following types:
  • Civil and accidental
  • Criminal and incidental
  • Accidental and purposeful
  • Civil and criminal
Confidential information includes all of the following except:
  • Passwords
  • Clinical information
  • Patient financial information
  • User ID
What kind of personally identifiable health information is protected by the HIPAA privacy rules?
  • Electronic
  • Paper
  • Spoken word
  • All of the above
Access to PHI is determined by:
  • Your role in the organization
  • The length of time you've been employed
  • Your answers to a questionnaire you fill out
  • Your last job evaluation
This is the non-permitted disclosure of PHI that poses a significant risk of financial, reputational or other harm to the individual.
  • Audit
  • Breach
  • Violation
  • Non Disclosure
An example of a HIPAA violation and a possible breach of unsecured PHI would be:
  • Accessing the computer to get information on a neighbor.
  • Releasing a copy of a record to an unauthorized recipient.
  • Disclosing PHI in a conversation with someone outside of the Health Dept.
  • All of the above