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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

B. International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification

The ICD-9-CM is developed by (which of the following)?
A. American Health Information management Association
B. American Medical Association
C. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
D. World Health Organization

D. World Health Organization

Which of the following statement is true
A. Morbidity and mortality are synonymous terms.
B. Morbidity is the rate of deaths
C. Mortality is the frequency of deaths.
D. Mortality is the rate or frequency of diseases

C. Mortality is the frequency of deaths.

The CCS credential is awarded by which of the following
a. American Academy of Professional Coders
b. American Association of Medical Assistants
c. American Health Information Management Association
d. American Medical Technologist

c. American Health Information Management Association

The CPC credential is awarded by which of the following?
a. American Academy of Professional Coders
b. American Association of Medical Assistants
c. American Health Information Management Association
d. American Medical Technologist

a. American Academy of Professional Coders

Which organization offers certification and credentialing to ensure that health care information is managed

accurately?
a. American Academy of Professional Coders
b. American Association of Medical Assistances
c. American Health Information Management Association
d. American Medical Technologists

c. American Health Information Management Association

Which of the following is NOT a credential offered by AHIMA?

c. CPC

Which of the following statements is true?
a. A coder can use only the Alphabetic Index when coding.
b. A coder can use only the Tabular List when coding.
c. A coder can use only Alphabetic Index to Disease and Injuries when coding.
d. A coder must reference both the Alphabetic Index and Tabular List when coding.

d. A coder must reference both the Alphabetic Index and Tabular List when coding.

The Classification of Diseases and Injuries is contained in which colum of the ICD-9-CM?
a. one
b. two
c. three
d. four

a. one

Sally Smith is a coder at Sunny View Hospital. She is coding the diagnostic statement of meningococcal meningitis.

This would code to which of the following chapters on the ICD-9-CM?
a. 'Diseases of the Respiratory System"
b. Endocrine, Nutritiona, and Metabolic Diseases and Immunity Disorders
c. "Infectious and Parasitic Diseases"
d. "Symptoms, Signs, and Ill-Defined Conditions"

c. "Infectious and Parasitic Diseases"

A code for carcinoma in situ would be found in which of the following chapters of the ICD-9-CM?
a. Diseases of the Respiratory System
b. Infection and Parasitic Diseases
c. Neoplasms
d. Symptoms, Signs, and Ill-Defined Conditons

c. Neoplasms

Mary Smith works in a physician's office specializing in orthopedic. Which of the following chapters of the ICD-9-

CM would she most commonly use?
a. "Disease of the Respiratory System"
b. "Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue"
c. "Endocrine, Nutritional, and Metabolic Disease and Immunity Disorders"
d. "Symptoms, Signs, and Ill-Defined Conditions

b. "Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue"

What are the supplementary classification of the ICD-9-CM known as?
a. Alphabetice Index to Poisoning and Injuries
b. Alphabetic Index to Procedures
c. External Causes of Diseases and Injuries
d. V Codes and E Codes

d. V Codes and E Codes

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

c. external causes of injuries and poisonings

Codes for the external causes of injuries and poisoning are found in the ICD-9-CM chapter that covers which topics?
a. V Codes
b. E Codes
c. injury and poisioning
d. diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue

b. E Codes

Subcategory codes contain how many digits?
a. two
b. three
c. four
d. five

c. four

What are codes that do not contain all necessary digits called
a. category codes
b. section codes
c. truncated codes
d. valid codes

c. truncated codes

How are the tabular volumes of the ICD-9-CM arranged?
a. by alphabetical terms
b. by chapters
c. by diseases
d. by procedures

b. by chapters

The phrase "acute appendicitis with peritonitis due to rupture" would be located in the Alphabetic Index

referencing which of the following main terms?
a. acute
b. appendicitis
c. peritonitis
d. rupture

b. appendicitis

The phrase "open wound of skin of the left upper arm with tendon defect" would be located in the Alpha Index by

referencing which of the following main terms?
a. arm
b. tendon
c. skin
d. wound

d. wound

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)

Where are italicized brackets used?
a. only in the Alphabetic Index
b. only in the Tabular List
c. in both the Alphabetic Index and in the Tabular List
d. to enclose the primary code to be assigned when coding

a. only in the Alphabetic Index

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.

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?
a. aseptic
b. bone
c. necrosis
d. condyle

c. necrosis

Dr. Smith recorded "thorascopic partial excision of lesion of thymus" as the procedure completed. The main term to

reference in the Index to Procedures is which of the folloing
a. excision
b. thorascopic
c. lesion
d. thymus

a. excision

A combination code is used to classify all of the following except"
a. two diagnoses
b. a diagnosis and a procedure
c. a diagnosis with an associated secondary manifestation
d. a diagnosis with an associated complication

b. a diagnosis and a procedure

To ensure the collection of accurate information, the ICD-9-CM is sued to capture information for all of the

following except:
a. continity of patient care
b. health care statistics
c. third-party reimbursement
d. data analysis

d. data analysis

What should the coder do if the same condition is described as both acute and chronic subentri exist in the

Alphabetic Index?
a. Select the code for the acute condition
b. Select the code for the chronic condition
c. Select both codes and sequence the acute code first
d. Select both codes and sequence the chronic code first.

c. Select both codes and sequence the acute code first

Which of the following applies when two or more comparative or contrasting diagnoses are documented as "either/or"

in an inpatient record?
a. They should not be coded.
b. They are coded as though the diagnoses were confirmed, and the diagnoses are sequenced according to the circumstances of the admission.
c. The signs and symptoms that the patient presents with should be coded and not the contrasting diagnoses.
d. The first listed diagnosis should be listed as the principal diagnosis.

b. They are coded as though the diagnoses were confirmed, and the diagnoses are sequenced according to the circumstances of the admission.

In some cases, at the time of discharge, providers are not able to distinguish a definitive diagnosis and my record

a symptom followed by contrasting/comparative diagnoses. The coder should sequence the codes as follows:
a. The contrasting/comparative diagnoses should be sequenced first, and the symptom should not be coded.
b. The contrasting/comparative diagnoses should be sequenced first, and the symptom should be coded as a secondary diagnosis.
c. The symptom should be coded as the principal diagnosis, and the contrasting/comparative diagnoses should not be coded.
d. The symptom should be coded as the principal diagnosis, and the contrasting/comparative diagnoses should be coded as additional diagnoses.

d. The symptom should be coded as the principal diagnosis, and the contrasting/comparative diagnoses should be coded as additional diagnoses.

Which of the following statements is true
a. History codes (V10-V19) are used as secondary codes if they history has an impact on current care.
b. History codes (V10-V19) are used as principal diagnosis if they history has an impact on current care.
c. Resolved conditions from a previous admission listed on the face sheet are sequenced as the principal diagnosis.
d. Status-post procedures from previous conditions that have no bearing on the current stay are listed as secondary diagnosis by use of a V code.

a. History codes (V10-V19) are used as secondary codes if they history has an impact on current care.

Tommy Sick was admitted to Sunny Valley Hospital for inguinal hernia repair because of increased pain due to the

hernia. One hour before the surgery he was notified that his father had died, so the surgery was no completed.

Which of the following is true regarding the principal diagnosis for this admission
a. not recorded because the patient was discharged prior to completion of treatment
b. pain
c. inguinal hernia
d. fail attempted surgery

c. inguinal hernia

What is the smallest infectious pathogen?
a. bacteria
b. fungus
c. mold
d. virus

d. virus

Which of the following is a systemic infection with the presence of pathological organism or their toxins in the

blood?
a. sepsis
b. septic shock
c. septicemia
d. severe sepsis

c. septicemia

ary 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?
780.60 Fever
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
c. 995.90
d. 995.91

d. 995.91

Which of the following infections is not a parasiitic infection?
a. athlete's foot
b. head lice
c. scabies
d. tapeworm

a. athlete's foot

The ICD-9-CM codebook organize malignant neoplasm into primary, secondary, and carcinoma in situ
When is the column for malignant secondary useds

a. when the neoplasm being coded was the second malignant tumor diagnosed
b. when the neoplasm is second in size
c. when the neoplasm metastasized or spread to the site being coded
d. when the neoplasm originate from the site being coded

c. when the neoplasm metastasized or spread to the site being coded

The ICD-9-CM codebook organize malignant neoplasm into primary, secondary, and carcinoma in situ
When is the column for malignant primary useds

a. when the neoplasm being coded was the second malignant tumor diagnosed
b. when the neoplasm is second in size
c. when the neoplasm metastasized or spread to the site being coded
d. when the neoplasm originate from the site being coded

d. when the neoplasm originate from the site being coded

For the last three months, Mary J has been experiencing malaise, weight loss, and a change in her bladder habits, for which she has been seen for the past two weeks. Las week she had a cystocopy with biosy completed. Today she is being seen for a follow-up on the result of the biopsy. The biopsy report confirmed transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder. The cystoscopy report stated that the suspicious area of the tumor was on the anterior wall of the bladder. This encounter would be coded using which of the following codes?

188.9 Malignant neoplasm of bladder, primary
188.3 Malignant neoplasm of bladder, wall, anteriour, primary
239.f Malignant neoplasm of bladder, wall, anteriour, unspecified
780.79 Malaise
783.21 Weight loss

a. 188.9, 780.79, and 783.21
b. 188.3
c. 188.3, 780.79 and 783.21
d. 239.4

b. 188.3

Which of the following organs regulates insulin in the body?
a. liver
b. lymph glands
c. pancreas
d. thyroid gland

c. pancreas

Ketoacidosis occurs when large quantities of ketones cause elevated acid levels in the blood and urine. With which

of the folloing is this condition most commonly found?
a. hypothyroidism
b. type 1 diabetes
c. type 2 diabetes
d. renal failure

b. type 1 diabetes

To code the diagnosis "acute dehydration secondary to nasea and vomiting, The coder would first reference which

term in the Alphabetic Index?

a. dehydreation
b. nausea
c. vomiting
d. acute dehydreation

a. dehydration

Linda Smith was admitted to the hosptial because she is in a coma due to her diabetes. She is diagnosed with

uncontrolled type 2 diabetes. Select the appropriate codes
250.00 Diabetes
250.3 Diabetes with other coma
250.30 Diabetes with other coma, type 2
250.32 Diabetes with other coma, type 2, uncontrolled
780.01 Coma
a. 250.00, 780.01
b. 250.3, 780.01
c. 250.32
d. 780.01

c. 250.32

When assigning codes for diabetes and its associated conditions, which code must be sequenced first?
a. diabetes
b. condition
c. reason for admission
d. insuline dependence

a. diabetes

Which of the following applies to the hormone epinephrine
a. aids in regulation the levels of salt and water
b. stimulates the sympathetic nervous system
c. influences the sleep-wakefulness cycles
d. regulates the rate of metabolism

b. stimulates the sympathetic nervous system

The tabular entry for 259.4 appears as follows:
259.4 Dwarfism, not elsewhere classified
Dwarfism
NOS
Constitional
EXCLUDES: dquafism
achondroplastic (756.4)
intrauterine (759.7
nutritional (263.2)
pituitary (253.3
renal (588.0)
progeria (259.8)
which of the followin diagnoses would be coded to 259.4?
a. nutritional
b. progeria
c. constitutional
d. pituitary

c. constitutional

Kevin Smith has prostate cancer and is admitted for treatment of cancer. During the admission the laboratory test

indicates that he is anemic. Which of the following is the proper selection of the code(s)?
a. Code the anemia first, followed by the code for the prostate cancer
b. Code the cancer first, followed by the code for anemia
c. Code only the prostate cancer.
d. Code only the anemia

b. Code the cancer first, followed by the code for anemia

An abnormal decrease in platelet count causing purpural hemorrhages is known as which of the following
a. anemia
b. coagulation defect
c. neutropenia
d. thrombocytopenia

d. thrombocytopenia

Aplastic anemia is which of the following?
a. always congential
b. always acquired
c. congenital or acquired
d. caused by prolonged clotting time

c. congenital or acquired

Which blood test identifies the percentage of each type of white blood cell relative to the total number of white

blood cells?
a. erythrocyte count
b. hematocrit
c. differential leukocyte count
d. packed cell volume

c. differential leukocyte count

Which blood test measures the rate at which red blood cells settle out of unclotted blood in an hour?
a. erythrocyte sedimentation rate
b. mean sedimentation rate
c. erythrocyte clotting rate
d. leukocyte clotting rate

a. erythrocyte sedimentation rate

Sally Samuels has been admitted to New Horizons, an inpatient psychiatric center, for drug-induced delirium due to

cocaine dependence. Which diagnosis would be listed first?
a. cocaine dependence
b. delirium
c. drug-induced delirium
d. drug abuse

c. drug-induced delirium

A psychotic disorder characterized by disruptive behavior, hallucinations, delusions, and disorganized speech is known as which of the following?
a. bipolar disorder
b. delusional disorder
c. mental disorder
d. schizophrenic disorder

d. schizophrenic disorder

When sequencing codes for drug and alcohol dependence, which of the folloing is true?
a. The code for the dependence is always sequenced first.
b. When both alcohol and drug dependece occurs, the code for the alcohol dependence is sequenced first.
c. The sequencing of the code is dependent on the circumstances of care and on the type of facility to which the patient was admitted
d. The code for the drug depence is sequenced first.

c. The sequencing of the code is dependent on the circumstances of care and on the type of facility to which the patient was admitted

When coding some forms of bacterial meningitis, coders must identify whether the bacteria are "fram-negative" or "gram-positive." Which of the following is true of gram-positive bacteria?
a. have a positive glow under ultra-violet light
b. retain the dye color of violet when tested by the differential staining test
c. change the dye color from violet to colorless during the differential staining test
d. are positive for E. coli

b. retain the dye color of violet when tested by the differential staining test

To code the diagnosis "posterior subcapsularpolar senile cataract of the left eye," the coder would first reference which term in the Alphabetic Index

a. cataract
b. eye
c. polar
d. subcapsular

a. cataract

Cranial nerve 1, the olfactory nerve, serves which area of the body?
a. optic
b. facial
c. nasal
d. abdominal

c. nasal

Which of the following statements is true
a. The ICD-9-CM assumes that all valve disorders have rheumatic etiology
b. An anortic disorder is assumed to be rheumatic in orgin
c. A disorder involving both the mitral and aortic valve is rheumatic in origin
d. All mitral valve disorders are presumed to be nonrheumatic in orgin

c. A disorder involving both the mitral and aortic valve is rheumatic in origin

what is the pressure on the arterial walls during heart muscle contraction called?
a. diastolic blood pressure
b. blood pressure
c. systolic blood pressure
d. vascular blood pressure

c. systolic blood pressure

When selecting a code for the diagnosis "impending myocardial infarction resulting in occlusion of the coronary

atery," what is the main term to reference in the Alphabetic Index?
a. artery
b. implending
c. infarction
d. occlusion

d. occlusion

Terry Stanford is experiencing profuse hematemesis. She was known to have portal hypertension, and her physician

has determined that she has bleeding esophageal varices due to the hypertension. Select the appropriate code(s).
401.9 Hypertension
456.20 Esophageal varices
572.3 Hypertension, portal
578.0 Hematemesis

a. 578.0, 456.20, 572.3
b. 456.20, 401.9
c. 572.3, 456.20
d. 456.20,572.3, 578.0

c. 572.3, 456.20

Tom Smith has been experiencing unstable angina for the last three days. The pains became worse and he was admitted for a work-up. He is known to have coronary artery disease, native arteries, and atrial fibrillation. It was determined that he has had an acute lateral wall myocardial infarction. Select the appropriate code(s) for this encounter

410.50 acute myocardial infarction of lateral wall, episode of care unspecified
410.51 acute myocardial infarction of lateral wall, initial episode of care
411.1 Unstable agina
414.00 Coronary artery disease of unspecified type of vessel, native or graft
414.01 Coronary artery disease of native coronary arter
427.31 Atrial fibrillation

a. 410.50, 411.1, 414.01, 427.31
b. 427.31, 410.51, 414.01,
c. 410.50,414.01, 427.31
d. 410.51, 414.01, 427.31

d. 410.51, 414.01, 427.31

For outpatient and physician office visits, what
code should be listed first fore coding and reporting purposes
a. first complaint described by patient
b. diagnosis to be chiefly responsible for the
services provided
c. diagnosis, condition, problem, or other
reason for the encounter shown in the medical
record to be chiefly responsible for the services provided
d. diagnoses that describe coexisting condition

c. diagnosis, condition, problem, or other reason for the encounter shown in the medical record to be chiefly responsible for the services provided

Dr. Jones examined Kathy Simpson in the office
for complaints of abdominal pain that has lasted
for 48 hours. There is tenderness in the lower
right quadrant. Dr. Jones ordered a CBC to
determin 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?
a. appendicitis
b. abdominal pain
c. elevated WBC
d. colitis

b. abdominal pain

Which of the following are unicellular fungi
that reproduce by budding?
a. bacteria
b. molds
c. parasites
d. yeast infections

d. yeast infections

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