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Health IT JumpStart: The Best First Step Toward an IT Career in Health Information Technology by Scott McEvoy, Patrick Wilson

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Appendix

Answers to Review Questions

Chapter 1

1. Hippocrates and Galen are best known for their contributions to .

Answer: A Hippocrates and Galen made significant contributions to the early study of medicine. The Hippocratic oath and some of the medical discovery Galen uncovered is still applicable.

2. When was COBRA coverage, as we know it today, established?

Answer: C Although tax breaks for providing portable healthcare coverage for employees were first introduced in 1985, COBRA coverage as we know it today was established in 1996.

3. HIPAA has how many titles?

Answer: C HIPAA has five separate titles. These titles were meant to simplify the portability of healthcare, provide administrative simplification, and allow taxation of coverage. ...

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