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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. 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)
  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 are common types of filing equipment found in a medical office?
    (rotary circular files, lateral files, automated files, or all of the above)
  4. Who ultimately decides whether a medical record can be released?
    (the MA, the office manager, the patient, or the physician)
  5. HIPAA recommends that physicians keep the records on patients for at least:
    (1 year, 2 years, 3 years, or HIPAA does not recommend a number of years)
  1. a written release from the patient
  2. b the patient
  3. c all of the above
  4. d filing activity is greatest when the system is initiated
  5. e HIPAA does not recommend a number of years

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A. Martin
  2. OUTfolder
  3. physician or provider
  4. shingling
  5. medical attention that continues smoothly from one provider to another so that the patient receives the most benefit

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. The process of moving an active file to inactive status is called:purging

          

  3. Which of the following names should be filed first?
    (Wm. Jones or William Jones)
    A. Martin

          

  4. 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

          

  5. 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)
    placing a mark indicating that the item is ready for filing