Med. Acc't Theory {II}

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Med. Acc't Theory {II}
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Medical Acc'ting Theory {II} Bk: "From Pt. 2 Payment"
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  1. Confidental info includes:
    • a. everything tht is heard abt a pt.
    • b. everything tht is read about a pt.
    • c. everything tht is seen regarding a pt.
    • d. All of the above.
  2. Wht is the correct response when a relative calls asking abt a pt.?
    • a. Document the name of the relative & his or her relationship 2 the pt before disclosing n.e. info.
    • b. Ask the relative 2 put the request in writing & include the pt's signed authorization.
    • c. Have the physician return the call.
    • d. None of the above.
  3. Non priveledged info abt a pt. consists of the pt's:
    • a. city of residence
    • b. dx {diagnosis}
    • c. illness
    • d. tx {treatment}
  4. Exceptions 2 the right of privacy rule incl:
    • a. pt's carrying human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or who have acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)
    • b. gunshot wound cases
    • c. all sexually transmitted disease cases
    • d. all infectious disease cases
  5. Confidentiality is automatically waived in cases of:
    • a. gunshot wounds
    • b. child abuse
    • c. extremely contagious diseases
    • d. all of the above
  6. When an ins billing specialist bills 4 a physician & completes a Medicare claim form w/info tht does not reflect the true situation:
    • a. he or she may be subject 2 fines & imprisonment
    • b. he or she may be found guilty of ins abuse & sued
    • c. only the physician can be hild liable
    • d. the ins specilist can't be prosecuted.
  7. Wht action cold happen if an employee knowingly submits a fraudulent Medicare or Medicaid claim @ the direction of the employer & subsequently the medical practice is audited???...
    • a. Only the employee could be brought in/2 litigation bec it was he or she who actually perfomed the fraudulent act.
    • b. The employee could b exempt frm litigation bec the employeee acted @ the direction of the employer. .
    • c. The employee & the employer could be brought in/2 litigation by the state or federal gov't.
    • d. The employee & the employer could be brought in/2 litigation by the local authorities & court.

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