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5 Matching questions

  1. 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)
  2. 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)
  3. Which of the following is not objective information?
    (progress notes, diagnosis, family history, or physical examination and findings)
  4. The process of moving an active file to inactive status is called:
  5. 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)
  1. a written release from the patient
  2. b all of the above
  3. c to protect the patient's health and well-being
  4. d family history
  5. e purging

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. HIPAA does not recommend a number of years
  2. false
  3. closed
  4. all of the above are advantages
  5. placing a mark indicating that the item is ready for filing

5 True/False questions

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


  2. ___________ includes adding a mark that indicates the documents are ready to be filed.Releasing records


  3. 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)
    all of the above


  4. The preferred filing method for a physician's office is:
    (alphabetic, numeric, alphanumeric, or the one most preferred by the staff)
    the patient


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