Week 1 Key Terms & Medical Terms
ambulatory patient group
capital of Germany
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
an ongoing condition that exists with another condition for which the patient is receiving treatment.
a structured format stating office policies and procedures for identifying and correcting inaccurate documentation and billing criteria
a disease or condition that arises during the course of or as a result of another disease and that modifies the medical treatment requirements
terms and symbols used to provide instructions for using diagnostic codes
current procedure terminology.
directions to look in another area for the correct code
Diagnosis Related Group
a fixed dollar amount payable to hospitals for patient care.
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition
codes for the external cause of injury or disease.
a condition or procedure named afer a person or a place
the cause of a disease
this is a plural form of 'fish'
internal classification of diseases, 9th revision, clinical modification
another term for volume 2
signs or symptoms of a disease
not elsewhere classified
non essential modifiers
terms listed in paentheses that provide supplemental information but do not affect the code selection
not otherwise specified
3-digit root code for the classification of illness, disease or injury
coding a diagnostic statement to the highest degree reportable
another name for volume 1
the other term for volume 1 of ICD-9-CM
this former president was rumored to get stuck in a bath tub
supplemental codes that are used when a patient presents for something other than illness or disease
this is also known as the alphabetic index of ICD-9-CM
World Health Organization
cerebrum (largest part of the brain)
urinary bladder, cyst, sac of fluid
intestines (usually small intestines)
urine, urinary tract
tumor, mass, fluid collection
condition usually abnormal
instrument for visual examination
deficient, below, under, less then
back, again, backward
behind, back, backward
opening or canal within the cervix that extends from the uterine cavity.
a skin-covered muscular area between the vaginal openming and the opening to the rectum (anus).