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T/F- The includes notes further define or provide examples to clarify assignment?
True
T/F- When a code is listed inside the slanted brackets, you must sequence that code after the underling condition code?
True
T/F- Italicized type codes cannot be assigned as a first-listed diagnosis, because they always are listed after another code?
True
T/F- Eponyms can descrive syndroms named for a person?
True
T/F- The hypertension table is located in Volume 1?
False
T/F- To correctly code 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?
True
The acronym ICD-9-CM means?
International Classification of Disease 9th revision clinical modification
E codes are used to report?
External, causes of injury and poisoning
ICD-9-CM codes are updated at least?
Annually, every year
Symbols, abbreviations, punctuations and notations in ICD-9 are termed?
Conventions
NEC is the acronym for?
Not elsewhere classifiable
ICD-9 codes translate the _______ of service provided from verbal and narrative descriptions to nationally accepted reporting standards?
Medical Neccessity
In ICD-9 NOS means?
Not otherwise specified
Words contained within the brackets [] provide the coder with?
Synonyms, alternative wording or explanatory phrases
A symobl used to denote all exclusion notes and to identify those codes that are not usually sequenced as the first-listed diagnosis is the?
Italicized Type
In the alphbetic index of volume 2, ICD-9, nonessential modifiers are?
Terms enclosed in parentheses
The classification not included in the Table of Drugs and Chemicals is?
Primary Neoplasm
All ICD-9 codes must be supported by?
Physician documentation in medical record
ICD-O contains?
Codes for the location, Morphology of Tumors
The glossary of Mental Disorders used to be listed in?
Appendix B
The ICD-9 manual was developed based on a text by what organization?
World Health Organization
Another name for Supplementary Classification of Factors influencing Health Status and Contact with Health Services is?
V-Codes
What volume of the ICD-9 is used by hospitals to report inpatient procedures?
Volume 3
What organization, in conjunction with the National Centers for Health Statistics, is responsible for maintenance of the diagnosis classifications of ICD-9 volume 3?
Department of Health of Human Services
What is defined as transforming written descriptions into numerical designations?
Coding
524.01?
Subclasification
436?
Category
777.1?
Subcategory
723.0?
Subcategory
727.66?
Subclassification
430?
Category
577.0?
Subcategory
434.41?
Subclassification
650?
Category
734?
Category
Why would not a benign neoplasm of nose cartilage be coded to category 213?
Does not state cartilage of nose, it is excluded
What other term does the Alphabetic Index, Volume 2 instruct you to check for under Petit's disease?
Hernis, Lumbar
Auditory Neuritis?
Neuritis
Farcture Clavic?
Fracture
Urinary retention?
Retention
Gouty Nephropathy?
Nephropathy
Paget's disease?
Paget's
Cluster headache?
Headache
Acute Pneumonia?
Pneumonia
Observation for high risk pregnancy?
Observation
Pitting edema?
Edema
Knee Pain?
Pain
Volume 2 of the ICD-9 manual is also known as the _______index?
Alphabetic Index
______ codes are used to report external causes of injury or poisoning?
E codes
Hospital use volume ____ of the ICD-9 manual to report services provided to inpatients?
Volume 3