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projection of the temporal bone
mastoid process
upper arm bone
humeral
smaller of the 2 lower leg bones
fibula
splintered or crushed bone
comminuted fracture
wasting away
hypertrophy
spongy porous bone tissue
cancellous bone
outward extension of the shoulder bone
acromion
opening in bones where bld vessels enter
foramen
knuckle like process at the end of a bone
condyle
the shaft of a long bone
diaphysis
poor formation of bone
osteodystrophy
clubfoot
talipes
surgical repair of a joint
arthroplasty
chronic infl. of bones and joints due to degenerative changes in cartilage
osteoarthritis
malignant tumor of smooth muscle
leiomyosarcoma
extension
straightening out a limb
rotation
circular movement around an axis
flexion
bending a limb
adduction
movement toward the midline
pronation
turning the palm downward
abduction
movement away from the midline
bones of a fetus are
cartillagenous tissue
during bone development immature bone cells are
osteoblasts produce bony tissue
codes for wound exploration can be reported for explortation of any type of wound
false
you cannot rept codes for open wounds exploration if the wound is sufficient in size to accomplish the repair and the wound does not need to be enlarged
true
fracture codes are based on
treatment type
open treatment of a fracture is when
fracture is surgically opened and visualized or opened remotely
bimalleolar bone is located
ankle
trigger finger release
26055
interphalangeal joint replacement of index finger
26536
hip replacement
27130
knee replacement
27447
29883
29883
surgical arthroscopy of the shoulder
29827
arthroscopic medial meniscus repair
29882
hip fracture
27236
hip dislocation
27265
maxillary fracture
21422
costochondral graft
20910
aspiration shoulder
20610
body cast
29035
hallux varus
735.1
osteoporosis
733.01
limb pain
729.5
patellar chondromalacia
717.7
metatarsal arthralgia
719.47
medical specialty studies uses of radioactive substances
nuclear medicine
what does a radiologist due
specializes in dx such as us,mri,ct
invivo test
experiments are performed in a living organism
radiology codes designated as a separate procedure should be reported in addition to the code for the total procedure or service
false
there are 4 subheadings in the radiology section
false
phrase with contrast represents contrast material administered intravascularly
true
modifier reported when a dr component is reported separately
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time which a medicare ben. is eligible for part a ben. for inpatient hosp. skilled nurs. fac. charges is called
benefit period
medicares fee schedule is based on a system whereby each payment value is found within a range of payments known as
rbrvs
studies performed to improve the process and outcomes of patient care are called
quality review studies
national values have been assigned for each service medicare determined on the basis of the resources necessary for the dr performance of the service
true
medicare sets the payment level for assistants at surgery at a percentage of the fee schedule amount for the surgical service
global
federal register for hospital
october
federal register for outpatient
nov. dec.
cms handles the daily operation of the medicare program through the use of formerly fiscal intermediaries
medicare administrative contractors
cms
center for medicare and medicaid services
rbrvs
resource based relative value scale
oig
office of investigator general
ascites in the lower left quadrant of the abdomen
789.59
patient has been exposed to HIV, is not symptomatic of the illness, but wants to be tested for the disease. his bld serology test comes back as nonspecific
pg 14 795.71
gangrene due to diabetes
pg 22 250.70, 785.4
continuous urinary incontinence because of complete utervaginal prolapse
rd 1088 618.3, 788.37
normal vaginal delivery, global (antepartum, delivery, postpartum) healthy baby
59400, 650, v27.0
act that provides for a federal system of old age
federal insurance contribution act fica
fees that medicare permits for a particular procedure, service, or supply are called
allowable fees
what is true of radiopaque substances
absorbs most of the xray it is exposed to
what best describes a barium enema
metallic powder is introduced to the large intestine and xrays are taken
what xray test shows an organ in depth
tomography
what describes a ct scan
uses ionizing xrays and a computer to produce a transvers image of the body organs
mri
sagittal, frontal, and cross sectional images are produced using magnetic and radiowaves
obstructing the passage of xrays
radiopaque
permitting the passage of xrays
radiolucent
aids drs in performing ultrasound procedures
sonographer
radioactive element that gives off energy in the form of radiation
radioisotope
radioactive drug administered for diagnostic purposes
radiopharmaceutical
transformation of stable substances into charged particles
ionization
a dr who specializes in diagnostic radiology
radiologist
what procedure is performed independently of and not immediately related to another service
separate
the division of the radiation oncology section is divided into subsections based on what
type of service
codes 76801 and 76802 look up
see above
echoencephalography, b scan
76506
us bone density
76977
rad exam nasal bones
70160
chest xray
71023
cardiac mri
75557
parathyroid imaging
78070
csf leakage
78650
urography
74420
liver imaging with vascular flow
78202
transvag us
76817
real time us
76604
mri angio
71555
infection in bone abscess formation
osteomyelitis
strong tough strand or cord of dense connective tissue that serves as attachment for muscle to bone
tendon
the glue in connective tissue
collagen
impacted fracture
bone is fractured and one end is wedged into the end of the adjoining bone
compression fracture
bone is fx by pressure from another bone
simple fracture
bone is broken w/o an open wound to the skin
pathologic fx
bone is fx as a result of disease