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International Classification of Disease, 9th Revision, Coding Manual

the acronym ICD-9-CM means

Volumes 1-Diseases: Tabular List, Volume 2- Diseases: Alphabetic Index, Volume 3 -Procedures: Tabular and Alphabetic Index

The three volumes of ICD-9-CM are:

external causes of injury/poisoning, site of incident, procedures as cause of abnormal reaction

E codes are used to describe:

annually

ICD-9-CM codes are updated at least

medical necessity

ICD-9-CM codes translate the _________ of service provided from verbal and narrative descriptions to nationally accepted reporting standards.

terms enclosed om parentheses that have no effect on the selection of the code listed for the main term

In the Alphabetic Index of Volume 2, ICD-9-CM, momessential modifiers are:

codes that always require a 5th digit to fully descripe them

Codes that have mandatory fifth digits are:

V codes

Another name for the Supplementary Classification of Factors Influencing Health Status and Contact with Health Services is:

volume 3

What volume of the ICD-9-CM is used by hospitals to report inpatient procedures

coding

What is defined as transforming written descriptions into numerical designations

AHA

American Hospital Associatioin

AHIMA

American health information management association

ASCVD

arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease

CC

chief complaint

HCFA

Healthcare Financial Administration

DRG

Diagnosis related group

IDDM

Diagnosis related group

NOS

not otherwise

NIDDM

type II diabetes

NEC

not elsewhere classifiable

Sx

symptoms

POS

Place of service

PCP

primary care physician

S&S

sign and sympoms

ICD-9-CM

International classification of disease 9th revision clinical modification

rule of nine

estimation of total body surface area burned

CMS

Centers for medicare & medicaid services

benign

non cancerous

neoplasm

spontaneous new growth of tissue formatting and abnormal mass that is also known as a tumor

CPT4

current procedural terminology

mortality

number of deaths that occurs in a given time or place (DEATH)

morbidity

diseased condition or state (SICKNESS)

morphology

study of form, size, and shapes

primary, secondary, pricipal

types of dx

primary diagnoses

the main reason for the encounter (outpatient)

secondary diagnoses

may contribute to the condition

principal diagnoses

in impatient hospital coding is diagnosed obtained after study

rules and principals for coding found in volume one

what are the purpose of conventions

cause of disease

etiology

symptoms

manifestation

eponyms

disease or syndrome named by a person

r/o

does not yet know what is wrong

"v" code

physical exam

"e" code

external cause of injury

etiology and manistetaion

combination codes

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