Practice questions from Chapter 8 2012 Faye Browne Coding Handbook with 8.1 Exercise Answers
Codes for external causes of injury and poisoning
Codes for factors influencing health status and contact with health services
Care focused on the management of pain and other symptoms of patients who are in the terminal phase of an illness
Examination following treatment of healed fracture
Examination following surgical excision of tumor followed by radiotherapy
Is not assigned when a patient is admitted to the observation unit of the hospital immediately following same-day (outpatient) surgery, even though the medical record may suggest that the admission is for observation.
Visit to change surgical dressing
Family history of polyps of the colon
Are used to indicate a personal history of a previous condition
Are used to indicate a family history and may be assigned when the family history is the reason for examination or treatment.
Codes from Category V84
Are used to report genetic susceptibility to disease