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5 Matching questions

  1. Which of the following names should be filed first?
    (Wm. Jones or William Jones)
  2. 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)
  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.
  4. An item used to provide space for the temporary filing of materials is called a(n):
  5. ___________ includes adding a mark that indicates the documents are ready to be filed.
  1. a William Jones
  2. b OUTfolder
  3. c Releasing records
  4. d all of the above
  5. e indirect filing

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. physician or provider
  2. placing a mark indicating that the item is ready for filing
  3. family history
  4. the one most preferred by the staff
  5. filing activity is greatest when the system is initiated

5 True/False questions

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


  2. The method of filing in which one report is laid on top of the older report, resembling a roof, is called:false


  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)
    to protect the patient's health and well-being


  4. The medical assistant should consider which of the following when selecting filing equipment?
    (confidentiality requirements, fire protection, cost of space and equipment, or all of the above)
    to protect the patient's health and well-being


  5. Conditioning papers involves including a mark that indicates the papers are ready for filing.
    (T or F)
    Releasing records