T/F: When taking a patient's cheif complaint you should ask how many family members are healthy?
T/F: Releasing a record, with regard to filing it, means: placing a mark indicating the item is ready to be filed
Care which continues smoothly from one provider to another so that the patient receives the most benefit is called?
Continuity of Care
What is the name of the legal instrument authorizing one to act as the agent of the guarantor?
Power of Attorney
What is the most important reason to tell the physician when there is an error in charting that is discovered later?
could effect the wellbeing of the patient
What is the name of the filing system where an intermediary source of reference such as a file card is used to locate specific files?
Name three types of filing equipment found in the medical record office
Rotary, lateral and automated
Name three advantages of color coded filing system:
misfiled chart is easily found
faster way of finding the patient
When is the only time a patients medical record can be released?
when a patient signs a consent form expressed permission
What 3 things must be addressed on an informed consent form?
Nature of procedure of treatment
risks/ benefits of the procedure of treatment
any reasonable alternatives to the procedure or treatment
risks of not performing procedure
what are the 3 stages of machine transcription?
dictating into adication unit
listening to what has been dictated
name 3 things that the medical assistant should do when preparing a file for a new patient:
name spell correct
all forms completed
get copy of insurance card
what is the name of the item used to provide space for temporary filing of materials?
out guide or out folder
what is the name of the method of filing where by 1 report is laid on top of an older report resembeling a roof?
what kind of files are filed for patients who have died, moved away or otherwise terminated their relationship with the physician?
what is the length of time recommended by HIPAA for a physician to keep medical records on patients that have died?
what things should you consider when selecting filing equipment?
space cost fire protection and confidentiality
quality assurance is concerned with.....,...... and ....... of medical service
overuse, underuse and misuse
what is the characteristic of high quality data that assures multiple users can obtain the data at one time?
what is the name of the non profit organization that assists health care facilities by providing accrediations service?
T/F: Exceeding standards and provides optimal healthcare to patient is in the interest most health care facilities now
hipaa places great restricitions on patients info for used for..... ..... purposes of .....
marketing soliciation and sales
what is the high quality data characterisitics that suggests that info in the database about a patient can be trusted