5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Which of the following names should be filed first?
(Wm. Jones or William Jones)
- 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)
- 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.
- An item used to provide space for the temporary filing of materials is called a(n):
- ___________ includes adding a mark that indicates the documents are ready to be filed.
- a William Jones
- b OUTfolder
- c Releasing records
- d all of the above
- e indirect filing
5 Multiple choice questions
- physician or provider
- placing a mark indicating that the item is ready for filing
- family history
- the one most preferred by the staff
- filing activity is greatest when the system is initiated
5 True/False questions
Who ultimately decides whether a medical record can be released?
(the MA, the office manager, the patient, or the physician) → the patient
The method of filing in which one report is laid on top of the older report, resembling a roof, is called: → false
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
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
Conditioning papers involves including a mark that indicates the papers are ready for filing.
(T or F) → Releasing records