Domain 6: Legal - Court-related matters

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Questions related to legal health records and court matters

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Question 1

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A medical record is owned by
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  • the patient who is the subject of the record
  • the healthcare organization that created it
  • the staff members who document in it
  • all of the parties involved - patient, healthcare organization, and staff - equally own it

Question 2

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The HIPAA Privacy Rule:
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  • applies only to certain states
  • applies only to healthcare providers operated by the federal government
  • applies nationally to healthcare providers
  • serves to limit access to an individual's own health information

Question 3

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A subpoena requesting patient records
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  • is issued by a judge
  • is also referred to as a court order
  • has less legal weight than a court order
  • must usually be accompanied by patient authorization

Question 4

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The HIPAA Privacy Rule establishes standards by which certain others may access an individual's health information without express written consent.
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  • True
  • False

Question 5

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A court order must not be complied with until after the patient has signed a consent to release information.
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  • True
  • False

Question 6

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In a deposition
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  • a subpoena is never issued
  • an individual appears at an appointed time and place to testify under oath
  • a judge hears the testimony
  • a summons is issued to request testimony

Question 7

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Medical malpractice
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  • refers to the professional liability of healthcare providers
  • includes breach of contract
  • includes intentional torts and negligence
  • all answer choices

Question 8

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A tort is
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  • a legal action brought when one party believes that another party caused injury through a wrongful act
  • a purposeful wrongful act against another
  • mutual consent between two parties
  • the professional liability of healthcare providers

Question 9

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Law can be classified as
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  • public or private
  • public or criminal
  • criminal or medical malpractice
  • trial or appeal

Question 10

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Arbitration is the submission of a dispute to a
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  • mediator
  • third party or a panel of experts
  • judge, without a jury
  • judge, with a jury
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