Domain6: Legal: HIPAA Privacy Rules applied to BAs and CEs

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Questions address the HIPAA Privacy Rule as it applies to 'business associates' and 'covered entities'

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Question 1

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According to the HIPAA Privacy Rule, an example of a 'business associate' is
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  • Contract coder
  • Security officer
  • Employee with access to personal health information
  • A staff member in the billing department

Question 2

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The term 'minimum necessary' means that healthcare providers and other covered entities must limit use, access, and disclosure to the minimum necessary to:
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  • Perform research
  • Treat an individual
  • Accomplish the intended purpose

Question 3

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According to the HIPAA Privacy Rule, a 'business associate' is
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  • any health plan, healthcare clearinghouse, or healthcare provider that transmits specific healthcare transactions in electronic form
  • an individual or group who is not a member of a covered entity's workforce but who helps the covered entity in the performance of various functions involving the use of disclosure of patient-identifiable health information
  • the individual responsible for the development and implementation of an organization's privacy policies and procedures

Question 4

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The HIPAA Privacy Rule applies to:
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  • Only entities funded by the federal government
  • Only healthcare providers that receive Medicare reimbursement
  • All covered entities involved with transmitting or performing any electronic transactions specified in the act
  • Healthcare providers only

Question 5

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According to the HIPAA Privacy Rule, a 'covered entity' is any health plan, healthcare clearinghouse, or healthcare provider that transmits specific healthcare transactions in electronic form.
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  • True
  • False

Question 6

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Which of the following may be part of a hospital's workforce?
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  • Employees who work on site for a contractor of the hospital
  • Volunteers
  • Nursing employees
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