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When using an unlisted code a(an) __________ must accompany the claim.

SPECIAL REPORT

The surgical package includes:

TYPICAL FOLLOW-UP CARE

Local anesthesia is defined in the CPT guidelines as:

ALL OF THE ABOVE

This information is placed after some codes in the CPT manual and contains helpful information.

PARENTHETICAL INFORMATION

What code is used to report routine postoperative care?

99024

The usual global surgery period for a major procedure is:

90 days

The global surgery period include

all routine post-up and pre-up

Excision including simple closure of benign lesions of the skin include this type of anesthesia

Local

What are the divisions of the Surgery section based on?

99070

When the words "separate procedure" appear after the descriptor of a code, you know which of the following about that code?

THE PROCEDURE WAS A MINOR PRCEDURE THAT WOULD ONLY BE CODED IF IT WAS THE ONLY SERVICE PROVIDED.

A triangle before a code indicates that the code is or has been:

revised

Which of the following represents the contents of a surgical package?

Preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative services

The correct code for an unlisted procedure for the breast is

19499

The modifier reported when a physician component is reported separately is

-26

A____ procedure that is performed independently of, and is not immediately related to, another service

separate

The divisions of the Radiation Oncology section of the CPT manual are divided into subsections based on what

type of service

What is the standard measure of energy in radiation treatment

MeV

What is the modifier used to identify the technical component of a radiologic procedure<

-TC

What are the radioisotopes that attach themselves to red blood cells called

tracer

What is the name of the high-frequency sound waves in an imaging process that are used to diagnose patient illness

ultrasound

Radiation oncology codes include normal follow-up care during the course of treatment and for ___ months following its completion

Includes 3 months global period

Codes 76801 and 76802 include determination of the number of gestational sacs and fetuses, gestational sac/fetal measurements appropriate for gestation <14 weeks 0 days and :

ALL OF THE ABOVE

A needle with a suture attached is passed through an incision into the stomach. The needle is snared and removed via the mouth. A gastrostomy tube is connected to the suture and passed through the mouth into the stomach and out the abdominal wall. What is the correct code for this procedure

None of the above

The procedure is a percutaneous transhepatic dilation of the biliary duct stricture with or without placement of a stent. How would the radiological supervision and interpretation be coded?

74363

In clinical brachytherapy the superviaion of radio elements and dose interpretation are performed by the therapeutic

Radiologist

Two dimensional ultrasonic scanning procedure with a two dimendiagnostic ultrasoundsional display is the definition of___

B-scan

x-ray films of vessels after injection of radiopaque substance material

Angiography

Fluoroscopy

Procedure for viewing the interior of the body using x-rays and projecting the image onto a television screen

Magnetic resonance imaging MRI

Procedure that uses nonionizing radiation to view the body in a cross-sectional view

Xeroradiography

Photoelectric process of radiographs

Barium

Radiographic contrast medium

Biometry

Application of a statistical method to a biological fact

Arthrography

Joint

Cholangiography

Bile Ducts

Cystography

Veins and tributaries

Discography

Intervertebral join

Epididymography

Epididymis

Hysterosalpingography

Uterine cavity and fallopian tubes

lymphangiography

Lymphatic vessels and nodes

Myelography

Subarachnoid space of the spine

Urography

Kidneys, renal pelvis, ureters, and bladder

Venography

X-ray image of vein or veins following injection of a radiopaque substance

lymphangiography

x-ray visualization of lymph vessel and nodes following injection of a contrast material

myelogram

x-ray phonograph of the spinal cord following administration of radiopaque substance into the subarachnoid space

Tomography

Also known as PET sca, it measures ametabolic or biochemical activity of the brain and other organs by tracking its movement and concentration

Magnetic resonance

Noninvasive diagnostic technique that produces a cross-sectional image of organs and other internal body structures

Cholangiography

x-ray of the bile ducts using radiopaque contrast

Computed tomography

Also known as a CAT scan, this technique allows safe, painless, and rapid diagnosis in previously inaccessible areas of the body

Pelvimetry

Measurement of the diameters of the female pelvis, esp. the birth canal

Ultrasound

The application of ultrasonic waves for diagnostic imaging of internal structures

Anterior (ventral)

In front of

Posterior (dorsal)

In back of

Superior

Toward the head or the upper part of the body: also known as cephalad or cephalic

Inferior

Away from the head or the lower part of the body; also known as caudad or caudal

Medial

Toward the midline of the body

Lateral

Away from the midline ofteh body (to the side)

How many levels of Surgical Pathology are there?

six

What type of drug test measures the presence of a drug in the specimen?

qualitative

What type of drug test measures the amount of a drug in the specimen?

quantitative

What is the name given to grouped laboratory work that represents those tests commonly done together?

panels

In what section would you find codes used to report veinpunctures and arterial punctures?

surgery

What is the name of the subsection within Pathology?Laboratory that deals with the laboratory work done to determine cellular changes?

cytopathology

In the Pathology/Laboratory section of the CPT, drugs are listed by their ____names.

generic

A specimen from a suspect area can be divided into which of the following?

block, section

What name is given to cultures for identification of organisms, as well as the identification of sensitivities of the organism to antibiotics?

culture/sensitivity

Qualitative analysis is defined as:

analysis of a substance in order to ascertain the nature of chemical constituents.

Quantitative analysis is defined as

Determining the amounts and proportions of chemical constituents

Codes in the Pathology/Laboratory section, Evocation/Suppression Testing include which of the following?

Test only

What must always be documented in the patient record and is the major billing factor for reporting codes in the psychiatric subsection. codes divided on time

time

What word is used to describe the pushing of liquid into the body over a long period of time.

infusion

Outpatient dialysis services are reported on this basis

monthly

What is the name of the process that routes the blood including waste products outside the body through filters

hemodialysis

Aphakia

absence of the lens of the eye

Echography

Ultrasound procedure in which sound waves are bounced off an internal organ and the resolution image is recorder

Gonioscopy

Use of a scope to examine the angles of the eye

Hemodialysis

Cleansing of the blood outside the body

Modality

Treatment method

Nystagmus

Rapid involuntary eye movement

Optokinetic

pertaining to eye movements

Percutaneous

pertaining to through the skin

Phlebotomy

cutting into a vein

Retrograde

move in a direction contrary to the usual one

Subcutaneous

tissue below the dermis, primarily fat cells that insulate the body

Tonometry

use of a tonometer to measure intraocular pressure, which is elevated in glaucoma, method used for detecting glaucoma

Tympanometry

process of measuring eardrum function

Transcutaneous

Entering by way of the skin

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