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  1. an explicit command that the seleted code needs more information to provide an accurate clinical picture of the patient's problem or condition
  2. disease or syndrome named after the person who discovered it or the person who frist developed the condition
  3. not otherwise specified Equivalent to unspecified used when the physiciam has insufficient data to code a specific condition
  4. used in categories not intended for primary tabulation of disease these coodes are also written in italics with a note the note requires that the underlying disease or cause be recorded frist and the particular manifestation be recorded second ( this note will appear only in the Tabular List
  5. used to enclose a series of terms, each of which is modified by the statement to the right of the brace (e. g. , code 385.3)

5 True/False questions

  1. ( ) parenthesesused to enclose supplementary words that might or might not be present in a statement without affecting the code assignmnet

          

  2. excludestermsw following this word indicate you must look to a different code series

          

  3. notesnot otherwise specified Equivalent to unspecified used when the physiciam has insufficient data to code a specific condition

          

  4. NECnot otherwise specified Equivalent to unspecified used when the physiciam has insufficient data to code a specific condition

          

  5. seea cross reference used primarily in the INDEX it is an explicit direction for the coder to look elsewhere for the correct code this term must alwas be followed to obtain the correct code

          

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