1 / 10
HIPAA is a federal law that protects the privacy of a person's health information.
2 / 10
Which of these is considered confidential information under HIPAA?
3 / 10
What information about patients is protected by the HIPAA regulations?
4 / 10
The HIPAA regulations about privacy are only for nurses, therapists, and other professionals. They do not apply to home health aides.
5 / 10
The patient must give permission before the aide can release information about him or her.
6 / 10
A patient's daughter arrives from out of town while you are making a visit. She says to you, "I can't seem to get any straight information from my brother. Can you please tell me what is wrong with Dad?" How should you answer her.
7 / 10
You could be fined for sharing patient information with someone who should not receive it.
8 / 10
It is not a problem to discuss patient information with other staff members even if they are not taking care of the patient.
9 / 10
What should you do with papers that have patient information on them when you no longer need the information?
10 / 10
The scheduler calls you at a patient's home to give you another assignment. There are people who can hear what you are saying. What should you do?
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