Before you begin, save this document to your computer. You will need to submit your answers in the area indicated below. | The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a national law that protects a patient’s rights to privacy. As a Medical Administrative Assistant, it is important for you to understand and uphold this law to protect your patients’ health information. In this assignment, you will practice applying HIPAA regulations. Click here to download the Personal Health Record (PHR) to answer the first three questions. | Tips for answering questions: * Read the question more than twice, if necessary, to make sure you understand what you are asked to do. * Find the key …show more content…
Dr. Moodey’s office was not able to contact Holly.
According to the information on the Adult Health Information form, is there anyone other than Holly they can contact? Who? | 10 points | Directions to complete Question 3: * Use short responses, in complete sentences with proper grammar and spelling * Length of response should be between 2 to 3 sentences per question. | Answer:Jose Valez is another person that is available to be contacted for John. Being that John has been in a car accident and was taken to the emergency department. Dr. Moodey’s office had contacted Holly but was not able to get ahold of her. They had contacted Jose Valez being the next emergency contact. |
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Question 4: Created under Title II HIPAA, what are the six items for “Patient’s Rights”? List them below. | 15 points | Directions to complete Question 4: * Use short responses, in complete sentences with proper grammar and spelling * Length of response should be between 2 to 3 sentences per question. | #1 Answer: Required disclosure. “Health and Human Services (HHS) can view accounts, records, and other financial documents. Patient requests to view own records.” | #2 Answer: Valid patient authorization. “Allows for PHI to be disclosed.” Keep patient information data confidentiality at a minimum for them to be protected. | #3 Answer: Patient requests for disclosure. “May view