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
Subcategory codes contain how many digits?
Mary Smith works in a physician's office, She want to work towards becoming credentialed. Which credential would best match her work experience in a physician's office?
a. CCS or CPC
b. CCS-P or CPC
c. CCS or CPC-H
d. CCS-P or CPC-H
Which of the following are unicellular fungi that reproduce by budding?
d. yeast infections
Dr Jones examined Kathy Simpson in the office for complaints of abdominal pain that has lasted for 48 hours. There is tendering the lower right quadrant. Dr. Jones ordered a CBC to determine whether she has an elevated WBC and an abdominal ultrasound to rule out appendicitis or colitis. What is the diagnosis that should be coded for this?
b. abdominal pain
c. elevated WBC
ab. abdominal pain
bd. yeast infections
cb. CCS-P or CPC
5 Multiple Choice Questions
a. back pain
c. entire chapter
a. History codes (V10-V19) are used as secondary codes if they history has an impact on current care.
b. "Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue"
5 True/False Questions
The phrase "acute appendicitis with peritonitis due to rupture" would be located in the Alphabetic Index referencing which of the following main terms?
d. rupture → b. appendicitis
Which of the following statements are false?
a. Chronic disease treated on an ongoing basis should be coded and reported as many times as the patient receives treatment and care for the condition
b. Probable conditions are coded for inpatient records.
c. When an admission is for treatment of a complication resulting from surgery or other medical care, the reason for the surgery is sequenced as thee "principal diagnosis."
d. When a symptom is followed by a comparative diagnosis, the symptom code is sequenced first. → c. The AHIMA's mission is focused on all aspects of health information
Where are square brackets used?
a. only in the Alphabetic Index
b. only in the Tabular List
c. in the Alphabetic Index and Tabular List
d. to enclose alternative codes → b. only in the Tabular List
V codes provide a classification for which of the following?
b. history of disease
d. signs and symptoms → b. history of disease
What is the smallest infectious pathogen?
d. virus → c. four