Dr. Smith recorded "aseptic bone necrosis of the medial femoral condyle." Which of the following is the correct term to reference in the Index to Diseases?
E codes provide a classification for which of the following?
a. endocrine diseases
b. external cause of diseases
c. external causes of injuries and poisonings
d. external cause of adverse effects
Which of the following conditions would not be coded using a code from Chapter 5, "Mental Disorders?"
a. personality disorder
b. acute pain on the left side of head
c. alcoholic dementia
d. paranoid reaction
How long do you have to code a late effect?
a. 24 hours
b. 30 days
c. 1 year
ICD-9-CM is an abbreviation for which of the following
A International Classification of Disorders, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification
B. International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification
C. International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modifiers
D. International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Review, Clinical Modification
bc. external causes of injuries and poisonings
db. acute pain on the left side of head
eB. International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification
5 Multiple Choice Questions
d. by main terms
d. all levels of care
5 True/False Questions
Where is the "SEE:" used?
a. in the Alphabetic Index
d. in the Alphabetic Index and in the Tabular List
c. in the Tabular List
d. in the Alphabetic Index (instucts the coder to reference the Tabular List) → d. in the Alphabetic Index (instuctes the coder to reference the Tabular List)
The following alphabetic entry appears:
Diverticula, diverticulosis, diverticulum
(acute) (multiple)(perforated)(ruptured) 562.10 with diverticulitis 562.11
Which of the following is correct?
a. Assign code 562.11 for ruptured diverticulitis
b. Assign code 562.11 for perforated diverticula with diverticulitis.
c. The term "acute" must be documented to assign code 562.10
d. Code 562.11 can be assigned if the terms "acute, multiple, perforated, ruptered" are documented to describe the diverticulitis → b. Assign code 562.11 for perforated diverticula with diverticulitis.
Mary Jones has been experiencing a fever, rapid respiration and heart rate, and an increased white blood cell count. She has been diagnosed with systemic inflammatory response syndrome. This encounter would be coded using which of the following codes?
785.0 Rapid heart rate
786.06 Rapid respiration
995.90 SIRS, unspecified
995.91 SIRS, due to infectious process without organ dysfunction
995.92 SIRS, due to infectious process with organ dysfunction
a. 780.60, 785.0, 786.06, and 995.90
b. 780.60, 785.0, 786.06, and 995.92
d. 995.91 → b. abdominal pain
HIPAA mandated that ICD-9-CM procedural codes are reported for which of the following?
a. outpatient services
b. outpatient and inpatient services
c. inpatient services
d. all levels of services → d. all levels of services
Subcategory codes contain how many digits?
d. five → c. five