CPT coding module 13 for final

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Radiology codes designated as a "separate procedure" should be reported in addition to the code for the total procedure or service.

False

There are four subheadings in the Radiology section.

False

The phrase "with contrast" represents contrast material administered intravascularly, intra-articularly, or intrathecally.

True

It is acceptable for the radiologist to communicate his/her opinion via telephone instead of a written report.

False

Services in pathology/laboratory are provided by a physician or by technologists under responsible supervision of a physician.

True

A service that is rarely provided, unusual, variable, or new would always require a special report in determining medical appropriateness of the service.

True

When reporting organ or disease-oriented panels, if all but one of the tests within the panel is substantiated by the physician's documentation, it is acceptable to assign the code with modifier -52 to the code used to report the service.

False

Pathologists have specific codes for clinical pathology consultations.

True

For repeat laboratory tests performed on the same day, the correct modifier is -51.

False

When coding chemistry tests, an analyte is measured in multiple specimens from different sources, or in specimens that are obtained at different times, the analyte is reported separately for each source and for each specimen.

True

In Therapeutic Drug Assays (80150-80299), the examination is quantitative.

True

Transfusion Medicine codes are located in the Pathology and Laboratory section.

True

A surgical pathology specimen that is not listed in the pathology code descriptions should be assigned a code that most closely reflects the physician's work involved compared to other specimens assigned to that code.

True

There are different codes for Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) depending on the source of the specimen.

True

When a pathologist provides a consultation involving the examination and evaluation of a patient, the service is reported with 80500 or 80502.

False

The postmortem codes 88000-88099 represent physician services only.

True

During the evocative suppression testing, the correct codes for the physician's administration of the evocative or suppressive agents are reported depending on the method of administration

True

The modifier reported when a physician component is reported separately is:

-26

A ____ procedure is one that is performed independently of, and not immediately related to, another service.

separate

The divisions of the Radiation Oncology section of the CPT manual are divided into subsections based on what?

type of service

What is the standard measure of energy in radiation treatment?

MeV

What are the radioisotopes that attach themselves to red blood cells called?

tracer

What is the name of the high-frequency sound waves in an imaging process that is used to diagnose patient illness?

ultrasound

Radiation oncology codes include normal follow-up care during the course of treatment and ________ following its completion

includes 3-month global period

How many levels of Surgical Pathology are there?

6

What is the name given to grouped laboratory work that represents those tests commonly performed together?

panels

In what section would you locate codes to report venipunctures and arterial punctures?

surgery

What is the name of the subsection within Pathology/Laboratory that deals with the laboratory work performed to determine cellular changes?

Cytopathology

In the Pathology/Laboratory section of the CPT, drugs are listed by their ____ names.

generic

A sample of tissue from a suspect area can be further divided into which of the following?

block, section

What name is given to cultures for identification of organisms, as well as the identification of sensitivities of the organism to antibiotics?

culture/sensitivity

Qualitative analysis is defined as:

analysis of a substance in order to ascertain the nature of chemical constituents

Quantitative analysis is defined as:

determining the amounts and proportions of chemical constituents

Codes in the Pathology/Laboratory section, Evocation/Suppression Testing include which of the following?

test only

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