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5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a 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
  2. the section marker or indicator is provided to advise the coder that a footnte apperars at the bottom of the page Based on the publication it may appear as a circled number, a flag with arrows, or curverd marks
  3. used to define terms and provide coding instructions
  4. 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. this note appears immediately under a three-digit code to further define or gibe an example of the contents of the category

5 True/False Questions

  1. code first underlying diseasean explicit command that the seleted code needs more information to provide an accurate clinical picture of the patient's problem or condition

          

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

          

  3. see alsoa cross reference to direct the boder to look elsewhete when the main term or subterm is not sufficient ot code the condition or problem(e. g. Volume 2 Sinus --see also fistula

          

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

          

  5. use additional codean explicit command that the seleted code needs more information to provide an accurate clinical picture of the patient's problem or condition

          

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