A coder must reference both the Alphabetic Index and tabulat list when coding.
Which of the following statements is true?
It is a numerical listing of diseases and injuries
Which statement is false in relation to the alphabetic index to disease and injuries?
Infectious and parasitic diseases
Sally Smith is a coder at Sunny View Hospital. She is coding the diagnostic statement of meningoccal meningitis. This would code to which of the following chapters of the ICD-9-CM?
A code for carcinoma in situ would be found in which of the following chapters of the ICD-9-CM?
Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs would not include which of the following?
Diseases of the Musculoskeletal system and connective tissue
Mary Smith works in a physician's office specializing in orthopedics. Which of the following chapters of the ICD-9-CM would she most commonly use?
Table of drugs and chemicals
The alphabetic index to poisoning and external causes of adverse effects of drugs and other chemial substances commonly is referred to as which of the following?
External causes of diseases and injuries
What are the supplementary classifications of the ICD-9-CM known as?
external causes of injuries and poisonings
E codes provide a classification for which of the following?
acute pain on the left side of head
Which of the following conditions would not be coded using a code from chapter 5, "Mental Disorders"?
personal history of digestive system disorder
Which of the following conditions would be coded by use of a V code?
Operations of the nose, mouth, and pharynx
The statement "closure of nasal sinus fistula" would be coded by a code from which of the following ICD-9-CM chapters?
Codes for the external causes of injuries and poisonings are found in the ICD-9-CM chapter that covers which topics?
Alphabetic index to diseases and injuries
Which of the following in not part of Volume I, "tabular list of disease and injuries"?
The tabular list and alphabetic index of procedures is contained in Volume______ of the ICD-9-CM
The tabular list and alphabetic index of procedures is most commonly used in the______setting.
Volume 3 procedure codes consist of ______digits followed by a decimal point and then one or two additional digits.
Diesease chapters in the ICD-9-CM are organized according to_____or by____site.
chapter 7, "diseases of the circulatory system", of the ICD-9-CM is an example of a chapter organized by______.
A(n)______code is used to code those conditions or circumstances that are recorded as the reason for the patient encounter when the patient is not ill.
When a patient falls from a chair, the external cause of the injury is coded by use of a(n)______code.
Reference information within the ICD-9-CMis contained in the_____of volume I of the ICD-9-CM.
table of drugs and chemicals
The ICD-9-CM contains a table, titled______, which is used to classify poisonings by a drug or chemical.