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Billing & Coding week 1

Week 1 Key Terms & Medical Terms
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APG
ambulatory patient group
berlin
capital of Germany
CMS
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
comorbidity
an ongoing condition that exists with another condition for which the patient is receiving treatment.
compliance plan
a structured format stating office policies and procedures for identifying and correcting inaccurate documentation and billing criteria
complication
a disease or condition that arises during the course of or as a result of another disease and that modifies the medical treatment requirements
conventions
terms and symbols used to provide instructions for using diagnostic codes
CPT
current procedure terminology.
cross references
directions to look in another area for the correct code
DRG
Diagnosis Related Group
DRG rate
a fixed dollar amount payable to hospitals for patient care.
DSM-V
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition
E codes
codes for the external cause of injury or disease.
eponym
a condition or procedure named afer a person or a place
etiology
the cause of a disease
fish
this is a plural form of 'fish'
ICD-9-CM
internal classification of diseases, 9th revision, clinical modification
index
another term for volume 2
manifestation
signs or symptoms of a disease
NEC
not elsewhere classified
non essential modifiers
terms listed in paentheses that provide supplemental information but do not affect the code selection
NOS
not otherwise specified
rubric
3-digit root code for the classification of illness, disease or injury
specificity
coding a diagnostic statement to the highest degree reportable
tabular list
another name for volume 1
tabular list
the other term for volume 1 of ICD-9-CM
taft
this former president was rumored to get stuck in a bath tub
V codes
supplemental codes that are used when a patient presents for something other than illness or disease
volume 2
this is also known as the alphabetic index of ICD-9-CM
WHO
World Health Organization
aden/o
adrenal gland
arthr/o
joint
bi/o
life
carcin/o
cancerous, cancer
cardi/o
heart
cephal/o
head
cerebr/o
cerebrum (largest part of the brain)
crin/o
secrete
cyst/o
urinary bladder, cyst, sac of fluid
cyt/o, -cyte
cell
derm/o, dermat/o
skin
electr/o
electricity
encephal/o
brain
enter/o
intestines (usually small intestines)
erythr/o
red
gastr/o
stomach
glyc/o
glucose, sugar
gnos/o
knowledge
gynec/o
women, female
hem/o, hemat/o
blood
hepat/o
liver
iatr/o
physician, treatment
leuk/o
white
log/o
study
nephr/o, ren/o
kidney
neur/o
nerve
onc/o
tumor
ophthalm/o
eye
oste/o
bone
path/o
disease
ped/o
child, foot
psych/o
mind
radi/o
x-rays
rhin/o
nose
sarc/o
sacrum
cis/o, sect/o
to cut
thromb/o
clot
ur/o
urine, urinary tract
-ac, -al
pertaining to
-algia
pain
-ectomy
removal, excision
-emia
blood condition
-genic
produced by or in
-globin
protein
-gram
record
-ic, -ical
pertaining to
-ion
process
-ist
specialist
-itis
inflammation
-logy
study (process of)
-oma
tumor, mass, fluid collection
-opsy
view of
-osis
condition usually abnormal
-pathy
disease, emotion
-scope
instrument for visual examination
-scopy
visual examination
-sis
state of, condition
-tomy
process of cutting
-y
condition, process
a-, an-
no, not, without
aut-, auto-
self, own
dia-
complete, through
end-, endo-
in, within
epi-
above, upon, on
ex-, exo-
out, away from
hyper-
increase
hypo-
deficient, below, under, less then
in-
in, into, not
peri-
surrounding
pro-
before, forward
re-
back, again, backward
retro-
behind, back, backward
sub-
under, below
trans-
across, through
cervical canal
opening or canal within the cervix that extends from the uterine cavity.
perineum
a skin-covered muscular area between the vaginal openming and the opening to the rectum (anus).