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HIPAA

1.  If you are not sure HIPAA applies to you, you should?
A) disregard the law
B) contact your professional association
C) assume that it does not apply to you
2.  The deadline to comply with HIPAA regulations was?
A) April 14, 2003
B) September 14, 2003
C) January 1, 2003
3.  Which professionals are considered covered entities?
A) Only psychologist
B) All MFTs and LCSWs
C) All health professionals who send information via electronic transmission
4.  Which professionals are exempt from HIPAA regulations?
A) psychologist
B) a health care provider who never transmits electronic data
C) MFTs and LCSW
5.  Using a FAX machine is?
A) not considered to be the same as using electronic transmission
B) is the same as using electronic transmission
C) illegal
6.  Business associates may include?
A) bookkeepers
B) lawyers
C) accountants
D) all of the above
7.  Who is responsible for making sure that all associates follow the HIPAA Guidelines?
A) the patient
B) the associate
C) the therapist
8.  HIPAA stands for
A) health insurance private practioners association
B) the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
C) health insurance physician and providers association
9.  HIPAA provides standards for protecting the records and privacy of individuals by?
A) making the transmission of electronic claims (billing) secure
B) providing rules for the secure storage of patient records
C) streamlining the insurance billing process
D) all of the above
10.  Privacy officers are responsible for?
A) meeting HIPPA requirements by developing the necessary new documents
B) computer storage of patient records
C) training staff to comply with regulations
D) all of the above