When a patient is admitted for chemotherapy, assign the code for the malignancy as the first-listed diagnosis.
HIV infection cannot be reported if documented as "suspected" or "possible."
If a physician documents that the patient's diabetes is uncontrolled, a fifth digit to specify uncontrolled must be added.
ICD-9-CM presumes a cause-and-effect relationship between hypertension and chronic kidney disease.
A fifth digit of 3 (in remission) should be assigned to
303.9X for someone who has abused alcohol in the past but currently is not using alcohol.
The E in E-Codes stands for?
You can use code 677 for Late effect of complication of pregnancy by itself.
Anemia due to Stage IV Chronic Kidney Disease
If a patient receives insulin for diabetes, type 1 diabetes should be reported.
Code- Asymptomatic HIV
A pathologic fracture occurs in a bone that is weakened by disease.
HIV infection can be reported if documented as "suspected" or Possible."
Railway derailment without collision
The peripartum period extends through the first 6 weeks following birth.
An adverse effect occurs when a drug has been correctly prescribed and properly administered and the patient develops a reaction.
Perinatal only refers to the mother and the postpartum period only refers to the baby.
Pneumocystosis pneumonia in patient with HIV
Which is not a type of hypertension?
Not usually progressive
Malignancy that is located withing the original site of development
Used to describe a cancerous tumor that grows worse over time.
Study of neoplasms
Refers to the behavior of a neoplasm as neither malignant nor benign but having characteristics of both malignant and benign neoplasms.
When the behavior or histology of a neoplasm is not known or not specified.
Site to which a malignant tumor has spread.
Site of origin, or where the tumor originated.
New tumor growth that can be benign or malignant.
Reflex sympathetic dystrophy is a disease of what system?
When an accident occurs, an E-Code should be the first-listed diagnosis.
False labor of 38-week pregnancy, undelivered.
In Chapter 11 we studied many instances of Combination and Multiple Coding. In regards to Chapter 11, define Combination Coding.
A combination coding is a single code used to classify two diagnoses, or a diagnosis with an associated secondary process; a diagnosis with an associated complication.
The site to which a malignant neoplasm has spread is the primary site.
Multiple coding applies when it takes more than one code to fully describe the condition.
Malignant hypertension is also know as accelerated hypertension.
Single liveborn; born before admission to hospital
___________is the most common blood disease.
For a gastrointestinal hemorrhage to be coded, the patient must be actively bleeding.
An ectopic pregnancy occurs when the fertilized ovum implants outside the uterus, usually in the Fallopian tub.
A V27 "outcome of delivery" code is assigned as an additional code to the baby's record.
When coding a poisoning, also assign an E code from the therapeutic column from the Table of Drugs and Chemicals
a complicated wound occurs when a tendon is involved.
Non-healing burns should be coded as a post-traumatic wound infection.
A code from Chapter 16 should not be assigned when it is considered to be routinely associated with a disease process.
The perinatal period extends through the first 6 weeks following birth.
Status asthmaticus is a term used for a very severe type of asthmatic attack.
A site to which a malignant neoplasm has spread is the primary site.
ICD-9 codes are required on the claim by payers in order to pay the claims
ICD-9 codes are used to translate verbal or narrative descriptions into numeric designations.
The symbol that instructs you to use an additional ICD-9 code in all manuals is a plus symbol.
The "Includes" notes further define or provide examples to clarify assignment.
In ICD-9 coding, the words "and" and "with" have similar meanings.
V codes consist of one alphabetic character (V), followed by two or more numeric.
When a code is listed inside the slanted brackets, you must sequence that code after the underlying condition code.
Excludes notes are informational only and not necessary for coding purposes.
Italicized type codes cannot be assigned as a first-listed diagnosis, because they are always listed after another code.
Eponyms can describe syndromes named for a person.
When using the neoplasm table, it is not necessary to refer to Volume 1.
The hypertension table is located in Volume 1.
To correctly cod neoplasms, it is necessary to know whether the tumor is benign or malignant, as well as whether the tumor is primary, secondary, or carcinoma in situ.
Main terms in the Alphabetic Index are in bold type, and subterms are indented under the main term two spaces to the right.
All ICD-9 codes require a minimum of four digits.
The acronym ICD-9-CM means:
International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification.
E codes are used to report:
External causes of injury and poisoning.
ICD-9 codes are updated at least:
V codes are located in:
Volume 1, ICD-9-CM
ICD-9 codes translate the ___of services provided from verbal and narrative descriptions to nationally accepted reporting standards.
In the Alphabetic Index of Volume 2, ICD-9, nonessential modifiers are:
terms enclosed in parentheses that have no effect on the selection of the code.
The Table of Drugs and Chemicals is located in:
The classification not included in the Table of Drugs and Chemical is:
All ICD-9 codes must be supported by
physician documentation in the medical record
The ICD-9 manual was developed based on a text by what organization?
World Health Organization
Another name for the Supplementary Classification of Factors Influencing Health Status and Contact with Health Services is:
What is defined as transforming written descriptions into numerical designations?
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