Billing & Coding week 1

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Week 1 Key Terms & Medical Terms

APG

ambulatory patient group

berlin

capital of Germany

CMS

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

comorbidity

an ongoing condition that exists with another condition for which the patient is receiving treatment.

compliance plan

a structured format stating office policies and procedures for identifying and correcting inaccurate documentation and billing criteria

complication

a disease or condition that arises during the course of or as a result of another disease and that modifies the medical treatment requirements

conventions

terms and symbols used to provide instructions for using diagnostic codes

CPT

current procedure terminology.

cross references

directions to look in another area for the correct code

DRG

Diagnosis Related Group

DRG rate

a fixed dollar amount payable to hospitals for patient care.

DSM-V

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition

E codes

codes for the external cause of injury or disease.

eponym

a condition or procedure named afer a person or a place

etiology

the cause of a disease

fish

this is a plural form of 'fish'

ICD-9-CM

internal classification of diseases, 9th revision, clinical modification

index

another term for volume 2

manifestation

signs or symptoms of a disease

NEC

not elsewhere classified

non essential modifiers

terms listed in paentheses that provide supplemental information but do not affect the code selection

NOS

not otherwise specified

rubric

3-digit root code for the classification of illness, disease or injury

specificity

coding a diagnostic statement to the highest degree reportable

tabular list

another name for volume 1

tabular list

the other term for volume 1 of ICD-9-CM

taft

this former president was rumored to get stuck in a bath tub

V codes

supplemental codes that are used when a patient presents for something other than illness or disease

volume 2

this is also known as the alphabetic index of ICD-9-CM

WHO

World Health Organization

aden/o

adrenal gland

arthr/o

joint

carcin/o

cancerous, cancer

cardi/o

heart

cephal/o

head

cerebr/o

cerebrum (largest part of the brain)

crin/o

secrete

cyst/o

urinary bladder, cyst, sac of fluid

cyt/o, -cyte

cell

derm/o, dermat/o

skin

electr/o

electricity

encephal/o

brain

enter/o

intestines (usually small intestines)

erythr/o

red

gastr/o

stomach

glyc/o

glucose, sugar

gnos/o

knowledge

gynec/o

women, female

hem/o, hemat/o

blood

hepat/o

liver

iatr/o

physician, treatment

leuk/o

white

log/o

study

nephr/o, ren/o

kidney

neur/o

nerve

onc/o

tumor

ophthalm/o

eye

oste/o

bone

path/o

disease

ped/o

child, foot

psych/o

mind

radi/o

x-rays

rhin/o

nose

sarc/o

sacrum

cis/o, sect/o

to cut

thromb/o

clot

ur/o

urine, urinary tract

-ac, -al

pertaining to

-algia

pain

-ectomy

removal, excision

-emia

blood condition

-genic

produced by or in

-globin

protein

-gram

record

-ic, -ical

pertaining to

-ion

process

-ist

specialist

-itis

inflammation

-logy

study (process of)

-oma

tumor, mass, fluid collection

-opsy

view of

-osis

condition usually abnormal

-pathy

disease, emotion

-scope

instrument for visual examination

-scopy

visual examination

-sis

state of, condition

-tomy

process of cutting

-y

condition, process

a-, an-

no, not, without

aut-, auto-

self, own

dia-

complete, through

end-, endo-

in, within

epi-

above, upon, on

ex-, exo-

out, away from

hyper-

increase

hypo-

deficient, below, under, less then

in-

in, into, not

peri-

surrounding

pro-

before, forward

re-

back, again, backward

retro-

behind, back, backward

sub-

under, below

trans-

across, through

cervical canal

opening or canal within the cervix that extends from the uterine cavity.

perineum

a skin-covered muscular area between the vaginal openming and the opening to the rectum (anus).

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