5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Who ultimately decides whether a medical record can be released?
(the MA, the office manager, the patient, or the physician)
- 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)
- Which of the following is not an advantage of a numeric filing system?
(it allows periodic expansion without shifting folders, it saves time in record retrieval and refiling, it provides additional confidentiality to the chart, or filing activity is greatest when the system is initiated)
- Conditioning papers involves including a mark that indicates the papers are ready for filing.
(T or F)
- Which of the following names should be filed first?
(Wm. Jones or William Jones)
- a William Jones
- b the patient
- c false
- d filing activity is greatest when the system is initiated
- e all of the above are advantages
5 Multiple choice questions
- medical attention that continues smoothly from one provider to another so that the patient receives the most benefit
- all of the above
- written release from the patient
- to protect the patient's health and well-being
- Releasing records
5 True/False questions
Which of the following are common types of filing equipment found in a medical office?
(rotary circular files, lateral files, automated files, or all of the above) → A. Martin
Numeric filing is a direct filing system. (T or F) → purging
Which of the following is not objective information?
(progress notes, diagnosis, family history, or physical examination and findings) → family history
Releasing a record, with regard to filing it, means:
(deciding where to file a particular item, removing pins and paper clips, placing a mark indicating that the item is ready for filing, or arranging papers in filing sequence) → written release from the patient
The method of filing in which one report is laid on top of the older report, resembling a roof, is called: → shingling