T/F- The includes notes further define or provide examples to clarify assignment?
T/F- When a code is listed inside the slanted brackets, you must sequence that code after the underling condition code?
T/F- Italicized type codes cannot be assigned as a first-listed diagnosis, because they always are listed after another code?
T/F- Eponyms can descrive syndroms named for a person?
T/F- The hypertension table is located in Volume 1?
T/F- To correctly code neoplasms, it is necessary to know whether the tumor is benign or malignant, as well as whether the tumor is primary, secondary, or carcinoma in situ?
The acronym ICD-9-CM means?
International Classification of Disease 9th revision clinical modification
E codes are used to report?
External, causes of injury and poisoning
ICD-9-CM codes are updated at least?
Annually, every year
Symbols, abbreviations, punctuations and notations in ICD-9 are termed?
NEC is the acronym for?
Not elsewhere classifiable
ICD-9 codes translate the _______ of service provided from verbal and narrative descriptions to nationally accepted reporting standards?
In ICD-9 NOS means?
Not otherwise specified
Words contained within the brackets  provide the coder with?
Synonyms, alternative wording or explanatory phrases
A symobl used to denote all exclusion notes and to identify those codes that are not usually sequenced as the first-listed diagnosis is the?
In the alphbetic index of volume 2, ICD-9, nonessential modifiers are?
Terms enclosed in parentheses
The classification not included in the Table of Drugs and Chemicals is?
All ICD-9 codes must be supported by?
Physician documentation in medical record
Codes for the location, Morphology of Tumors
The glossary of Mental Disorders used to be listed in?
The ICD-9 manual was developed based on a text by what organization?
World Health Organization
Another name for Supplementary Classification of Factors influencing Health Status and Contact with Health Services is?
What volume of the ICD-9 is used by hospitals to report inpatient procedures?
What organization, in conjunction with the National Centers for Health Statistics, is responsible for maintenance of the diagnosis classifications of ICD-9 volume 3?
Department of Health of Human Services
What is defined as transforming written descriptions into numerical designations?
Why would not a benign neoplasm of nose cartilage be coded to category 213?
Does not state cartilage of nose, it is excluded
What other term does the Alphabetic Index, Volume 2 instruct you to check for under Petit's disease?
Observation for high risk pregnancy?
Volume 2 of the ICD-9 manual is also known as the _______index?
______ codes are used to report external causes of injury or poisoning?
Hospital use volume ____ of the ICD-9 manual to report services provided to inpatients?