Ch17; Surgery guidelines and general surgery

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<p>Ch17; Surgery guidelines and general surgery</p>

What is the largest section of the six CPT manual section?

Surgery section

Does Medicare reimburse for every surgical tray?

NO

The subsections in the Surgery section are usually divided according to _______.

Medical specialty or body system.

This symbol indicates new or revised text within the current edition of the CPT manual

Triangle

These are found at the beginning of each section and contain information specific to the section :

Guidelines

Information within parentheses is referred to as _____ expression or phrase.

parenthetical

Before assigning this type of code, you must be certain that a more specific Category I or Category III code is not available

Unlisted procedure

This report contains the nature, extent, need, time, effort, and at times equipment necessary to provide a service :

Special reports

This designation within the CPT manual indicates a procedure that is only reported when it is preformed as the only procedure or when another procedure performed at the same time is unrelated to this procedure. this is a ________ procedure.

...

When time, effort, and service are bundled together, they form a ________ package.

surgical

_______ anesthesia is defined as local infiltration, metacarpal/ dital block, or topical anesthesia

Local

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