what are the types of anesthesia?
general, regional and moderate sedation
anesthesia is used for the purpose of?
managing pain, managing resuscitation, and managing unconscious patients
regional anesthesia does not include what?
local anesthesia is applied how?
anesthesia services include what?
pre-surgery, surgery, and post-surgery monitoring
when time is calculated for anesthesia services, the time begins when?
the anesthesiologist begins preparing the patient to receive anesthesia
what type of nurse can administer anesthesia under the direction of an anesthesiologist?
concurrent modifiers are used to describe what?
number of cases an anesthesiologist is directing or supervising at one time
99100 is an example of what?
in the anesthesia section of the CPT manual, the codes are usually divided first by which of the following?
what is the type of sedation that allows a procedure to be performed without pain to the patient, but the patient isn't completely asleep?
conscious or moderate
the society that published The Relative Value Guide for anesthesia services is the
American Society of Anesthesiologist
the anesthesia formula is
which codes begin with the number 99 and are used to indicate anesthesia services provided during situations that make the administration of anesthesia more difficult?
the anesthesia status modifier that indicates the patient's condition at the time anesthesia was administered is
the modifier "-AA" is an example of what type of modifier?
services for pathology/laboratory need to be supervised by a doctor if provided by
a lab technologist
lab tests perfomed on the same day for repeat services must
have a modifier
when the lab facility collects the specimen they code what?
the specimen code separately
what types of panels would normally be ordered together?
basic, metabolic, electrolyte
billing and coding testing includes what?
list of drug screening, drug confirmation, and tissue preparation services
chromatography is used for?
identifying all drugs present
a urinalysis would be done according to the following
method of test, reason for test, parts being testing
CBC stands for what?
complete blood count
microbiology is the study of?
identification of organisms and sensitivities of organisms to antibiotics
what type of drug test measures the presence of a drug in a specimen?
what type of drug test measures the amount of drug in the specimen?
what is the name given to groupled laboratory work that represents those tests commonly performed together?
in what section would you locate codes to report venipunctures and arterial punctures?
what is the name of the subsection within pathology/laboratory that deals with the laboratory work performed to determine cellular changes?
in the pathology/laboratory section of the CPT, drugs are listed by what names?
a sample of tissue from a suspect area can be further divided into which of the following?
specimen, block, segment
what name is given to cultures for identification of organisms, as well as the identification of sensitivities of the organism to antibiotics?
qualitative analysis is defined as
analysis of a substance in order to ascertain the nature of chemical constituents
a gastrotomy tube is placed inside the stomach for?
when a diagnostic colonoscopy is coded, the code includes what?
anascopy, proctosigmoidoscopy, and sigmoidoscopy
the first step in choosing the correct digestive endoscopic procedure code is to identify what of the procedure?
gastroplasty is a popular surgery to treat what?
what two words are important factors in coding hernia repair?
the part of the stomach that is superior to the pylorus is the what?
which word describes a characteristic of a hepatoma?
drugs used to treat nausea, vomiting, and motion sickness are called what?
an inguinal hernia would appear in what part of the body?
stones in the gallbladder or common bile duct can be treated how?
using drugs to dissolve the stones, removing the gallbladder, and removing the stone from the common bile duct
a surgical procedure to remove part of the stomach because of a cancerous tumor is called what?
the abbreviation PUD stands for what?
peptic ulcer disease
if a patient experiences difficult or painful eating and swallowing, the patient is said to have?
the membrane that lines the abdominopelvic cavity and secretes fluid to fill the spaces between the organs
gastroenteritis is an inflammation of the
stomach and intestine
what is true about the gallbladder?
it stores bile, it releases bile when there is a fatty meal in the duodenum, and it can get stones inside it
what is the medical word for a surgically created opening?
the combining form chez/o means what?
to pass feces
the combining form gastr/o means what?
the combining forms peps/o and pept/o means what?
the sight, smell, and taste of food causes what?
the salivary glands to release saliva
the definition of the combining form in digestive tells us that the digestive system
breaks down food or digests it
several things can cause hepatomegaly which is a(n)
enlargement of the liver
a person with a colostomy has
a surgically created opening in the colon
what word parts do you need to build a medical word that means enlargement of the liver and spleen?
megaly and hepat/o and splen/o
the esophagus is a flexible tube that connects what?
pharynx to the stomach
inflammation of the stomach is known as what?
which bacterial infection is caused by an unusual strain of E. coli, the common bacterium in the large intestine?
which enzyme breaks down sugar in milk?
the combining form sial/o means what?
which of these surgeries is used to create a permanent opening in the abdomen in order to feed a patient through a feeding tube?
what are the sections of the small intestine in the correct order?
duodenum, jejunum, and ileum
to determine if a polyp in the colon is benign or malignant, the physician would do what?
the combining form cheil/o means what?
the combining form esophag/o means what?
which sense is associated with the digestive system?
is an accessory organ of digestion; it contributes to but is not physically involved in the process of digestion
the definition of the combining form in alimentary tells us that the alimentary canal
deals with food and nourishment
the enzyme lipase breaks down
the suffix -iasis means
state of, process of
an incarcerated hernia
what word parts do you need to build a medical word that means disease of the intestines?
enter/o and -pathy
the oral cavity is also known as what?
what are the names for the gastrointestinal system?
alimentary canal, digestive system, and gastrointestinal tract
a surgical consent for an appendectomy means that the
surgeon is going to perform a surgical excision of the appendix
excessive overeating is known as what?
the external anal sphincter holds in feces that is within what?
all of the bile ducts are collectively known as the what?
endoscopic procedures are reported on what place to which the scope is advanced?
a diagnostic endoscopic procedure is reported only when
no surgical procedure is performed during the same operative session
because most third party payers do not pay for cosmetic surgery, the physician must carefully document what to insure reimbursement for non-cosmetic procedures?
what is the method a physician uses to control a nosebleed?
packing, ligation and cauterization
if the physician performs a lavage of the maxillary sinus, what is the doctor doing?
washing the maxillary sinus
thoracentesis is performed to withdraw fluid from the pleural space for a variety of conditions such as what?
what describes a procedure in which a scope is placed into a body cavity?
what word doesn't describe the nasal turbinates?
the procedure in which a scope is passed into the larynx and the doctor can look at the larynx is what type of laryngoscopy?
what surgery subsection would you find the code for the incision and drainage of a nasal absess using an external approach to the absess?
what is the name of the procedure where mucus is removed from the sinuses by flushing a saline solution through the sinus cavity?
the surgical procedure performed to reshape the nose is known as what?
what is the name of the procedure for the rearrangement of the nasal septum?
what's the best word to describe destruction by removing, normally by cutting?
the word that describes obtaining a tissue sample is called what?
what modifier would you use if polyps were removed from both the left and right side of the nose?
what is the combining form for lung?
what is posterior to the mouth?
what medical procedure is performed with a stethoscope?
what is one of the components of COPD?
what is another word for reactive airway disease?
a patient who need mechanical ventilation may also have what done to provide permanent access to the lungs?
what is the medical word for voice box?
the turbinates are located where?
pulmonology is the study of what?
what is the lidlike structure that seals off the larynx?
what is the name of the irregularly shaped area between the lungs that contain the trachea?
name one thing the respiratory system doesn't do?
transporting oxygen and carbon dioxide to and from the cells
what does the abbreviation COPD stand for?
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
what is the name for the localized collection of pus in the thoracic cavity?
what is the name of the procedure to remove one lung?
what is the form in which oxygenated blood travels from the lungs to the heart?
what is the anatomical part of the lungs where oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged?
what is a waste product of metabolism that is exhaled by the respiratory system?
a muscle that lies between the ribs is called what?
the combining form for mucos/o means what?
what is the parenchyma?
functional and essential cells of an organ
difficult, labored, or painful respiration due to a lung disease is known as what?
what is the medical word for a collapsed lung?
respiration consists of what?
inspiration and exhalation
the combining form alveol/o means what?
the combining form cyan/o means what?
the combining form pleur/o means what?
a membrane around the lung
at it's inferior end, what divides into two parts; the larynx leads to the lungs and the esophagus that leads to the stomach?
each lungs contains what?
what is the definition of cardiopulmonary?
pertaining to the lungs and heart
intercostal muscles are located where?
between the ribs
the parietal pleura lines the thoracic cavity because the combining form pariet/o means what?
wall of a cavity
psychiatric diagnostic interview examination includes what?
history, mental illness, and disposition and communication with family or other resources
if an established patient is given an immunization during an office visit, and the only service provided was the shot, what types of codes would be needed to report the service?
a medicine section immunization code and an administration code.
what word is used to describe the pushing of a liquid into the body over a long period of time?
what must ALWAYS be documented in the patient record and is the major billing factor for reporting codes in the psychiatric section?
outpatient dialysis services are usually reported when?
what is the name of the process which routes blood including waste products outside of the body through filters?
what is the name of the dialysis that involves using a body cavity as a filter?
what is the medical name of the procedure that is performed to assess the intraocular pressure of the eye?
the cardiovascular subsection contains many diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and services that are primarily divided as to whether the procedures or services are invasive or what?
what is being measured when a sleep test is being conducted?
what does EMG stand for?
on which basis are the dermatology codes 96900-96999 usually used by the dermatologist who sees patients in their office?
level 2 national codes are not used in what setting?
what HCPCS code is used to code drugs?
codes 90951-90962 are reported how often to distinguish age-specific services related to the patient's ESRD performed in an outpatient setting depending on the number of visits?
once per month
when doing osteopathic manipulative treatment, which body region is not included in the regions listed in the CPT manual?
an interactive psych dx interview examination is typically reserved for children
there are inpatient and outpatient codes for insight-oriented behavior-modifying supportive psychotherapy.
what does the HCPCS modifier F2 mean?
left hand, third digit