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Procedure Coding

Anestheia & Surgery
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Health care professional permitted to administer anesthesics are:
Anesthesiologists, certified registered nurse anesthetists, & surgeons.
THe categories of anestheia include the following:
Topical/local, regional, & general
Topical anestheia is administered-how?
to the skin
MAC is an acronym that stands for
monitored anestheia care
Conscious sedation is provided in order to:
reduce anxiety
When the same physician performing the procedure administers regional or general anestheia, modifier 47 should be appended to:
the correct procedure code
The anestheia package includes all of the following:
preoperative visits, post operative visits, & usual monitoring services.
When reporting anestheia services using time reporting, the formula is:
(B+T+M)xCF
Qualifying circumstances are conditions that might require more work on the part of the anesthesiologist, including all of the following:
Extreme age, Emergency conditions, Total bdy hyperthermia
A physical status modifier describes issues that may increase the complexity of delivering anesthetic services one of these are:
Mild systemic disease
The Global Surgical Package includes all of the following:
Preprocedure evaluation, the procedure, & follow up care
The globial period is determined by?
the standard of care
The following is are examples of diagnostic tests included in the global pacakge:
closure, local infiltration, & a metecarpal block
When a procedure is planned as a series of procedures, each serviceafter the first should be appeneded with what modifier?
modifier 58
Excision of a lesions are reported with:
each leision coded seperately
The code for th excision includes this type of repair:
simple
If the surgeron preforms a reexcision of a lesion during a later encounter with the patient, append the procedure with what modifier?
58
If multiply wounds located on the same antimical site are repaired with the same complexity, report this procedure by:
adding the total lengths together & code the total
The elements of determining the most accurate code for a skin graft include all of the following:
The size of the recepient area, the location of the recepient area, & the type of graft.
When a surgeron does not provide preoperative or postoperative care to the patient upon whom he or she operates, the procedure should be appended with:
modifier 54
Codes with musculoskeletal subsection include:
cast
Arthrodesis is preformed:
alone & in combination with other procedures.
An open treatment of a fracture is preformed
surgically
Backbench work during a transplant process is
The preparation of the organ
The cardiovascular system includes all of the following:
Heart, veins, & arteries
Venous grafts harvested from the saphenous vein:
are included in the graft code
The code for the endovascular repair of an illac aneurysm include all of the following:
Introduction of graft, Stent deployment, & Balloon angiplasty
An enterectomy is the harvesting of a donors:
Intestine
A pancreatic donor must be:
deceased
A physician who only interprets a urodynamic procedure must be ccoded with:
Modifier 26