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4 Matching Questions

  1. An item used to provide space for the temporary filing of materials is called a(n):
  2. Numeric filing is a direct filing system. (T or F)
  3. What is the most important reason for telling the physician when a charting error is discovered later?
    (to protect the patient's health and well-being, to protect the MA's job, to keep the patient from discovering the error, or to make sure the MA is not accused of making the error)
  4. The medical record should be released only with a:
    (verbal order from the physician, written order from the physician, verbal order from the office manager, or written release from the patient)
  1. a written release from the patient
  2. b false
  3. c to protect the patient's health and well-being
  4. d OUTfolder

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. all of the above
  2. family history
  3. HIPAA does not recommend a number of years
  4. medical attention that continues smoothly from one provider to another so that the patient receives the most benefit
  5. purging

5 True/False Questions

  1. The physical medical record belongs to the:
    (patient, physician or provider, insurance company, or all of the above)
    physician or provider


  2. Who ultimately decides whether a medical record can be released?
    (the MA, the office manager, the patient, or the physician)
    the patient


  3. A filing system in which an intermediary source of reference, such as a file card, must be consulted to locate specific files is called a(n) _____________ system.indirect filing


  4. Files for patients who have died, moved away, or otherwise terminated their relationship with the physician are called _____________ files.closed


  5. Which of the following is not an advantage of color-coded filing systems?
    (patient charts can be found quickly, patient charts can be refiled quickly, it is easy to tell when a file has been placed, or all of the above are advantages)
    filing activity is greatest when the system is initiated


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