This quiz is designed to test your knowledge of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Take this quiz at the beginning of the workshop and record your answers in the first column, labeled Pre.Under the new HIPAA Omnibus Rule, this would exclude disclosures for public health purposes, for treatment / payment for healthcare, for the sale, transfer, merger, or consolidation of all or part of this facility and for related due diligence, to any of our Business Associates, in connection with the business associate’s performance of activities for this facility, to a patient or beneficiary upon request, and as required by law.
In conclusion the use of reasonable safeguards may be the difference between an Office for Civil Rights finding of a privacy violation or a finding that an incidental disclosure occurred. The latter is secondary to a permissible disclosure, and not a violation. Reasonable safeguards protect PHI and help prevent you from violating patient privacy.
If they are considered a covered entity under HIPAA Question 9 - Which of the following is NOT true regarding a Business Associate contract: Is required between a Covered Entity and Business Associate if PHI will be shared between the two