5 Written questions
5 Matching 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)
- 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)
- Which of the following is not objective information?
(progress notes, diagnosis, family history, or physical examination and findings)
- The process of moving an active file to inactive status is called:
- 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)
- a written release from the patient
- b all of the above
- c to protect the patient's health and well-being
- d family history
- e purging
5 Multiple choice questions
- HIPAA does not recommend a number of years
- all of the above are advantages
- placing a mark indicating that the item is ready for filing
5 True/False questions
The physical medical record belongs to the:
(patient, physician or provider, insurance company, or all of the above) → written release from the patient
___________ includes adding a mark that indicates the documents are ready to be filed. → Releasing records
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
The preferred filing method for a physician's office is:
(alphabetic, numeric, alphanumeric, or the one most preferred by the staff) → the patient
Who ultimately decides whether a medical record can be released?
(the MA, the office manager, the patient, or the physician) → the patient