Domain 6: Legal: Ethical issues 2

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Derived from Chap12

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Question 1

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Which organization issues and maintains ethical standards for the health information management professional?
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  • American Medical Association
  • The Joint Commission
  • American Health Information Management Association

Question 2

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Security involves physical and electronic mechanisms that protect health information from accidental or intentional damage, loss or unauthorized access.
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  • True
  • False

Question 3

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An HIM's ethical obligations
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  • Are limited to the employer and patient
  • Are limited to the employer
  • Apply to only the patient
  • Apply regardless of employment site

Question 4

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The ethical decision-making process includes consideration of steps to ensure that the same issue does not come up again.
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  • True
  • False

Question 5

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To avoid making mistakes, HITs should try to base their work-related decisions on their own moral values whenever possible.
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  • True
  • False

Question 6

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HITs have ethical obligations to their employers and the people who receive and provide services in their organizations, but generally they have no real obligations to the public at large.
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  • True
  • False

Question 7

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When too much documentation is provided in response to a request for needed information, the result could be a violation of which ethical principle?
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  • Privacy principle
  • Blanket authorization principle
  • Need-to-know principle

Question 8

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Which of the following threatens the need-to-know principle?
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  • Surgical consent
  • HIPAA regulations
  • Blanket authorization
  • Backdating progress notes

Question 9

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Which of the following is an example of ethical issues related to coding?
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  • Inaccurate performance data
  • Fraud and abuse
  • Release of sensitive data

Question 10

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What has brought about changes based on access, security, linking data, and more?
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  • Electronic health records
  • Research
  • Law related to sensitive information
  • Quality management

Question 11

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Protecting the work environment for HIM staff is part of advocacy.
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  • True
  • False

Question 12

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The advocacy role requires an HIM professional to understand HIM practices, ethics, and patient bill of rights.
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  • True
  • False
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