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When a code is listed inside the slanted brackets, you must sequence that code after the underlying condition code.
Italicized type codes cannot be assigned as a first-listed diagnosis, because they always are listed after another code.
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.
The acronym ICD-9 means?
International Classification of Diseases 9th Revision Clinical Modification
ICD-9 codes translate the___ of services provided from verbal and narrative descriptions to nationally accepted reporting standards.
Words contained within the brackets  provide the coder with
Synonyms, alternative words, or explanatory phrases
A symbol used to denote all exclusion notes and to identify those codes that are not ususally sequenced as the first-listed diagnosis is the.
In the Alphabetic Index of Vol. 2, ICD-9, nonessential modifiers are
Terms enclosed in parantheses ()
Another name for Supplementary Classification of Factors influencing Health Status and Contact with Helath Services is
What organization, in conjunction with the National Centers for Health Statistics, is responsible for maintenance of the diagnosis classifications of ICD-9 Volume 3.
Health and Human Services
Why would not a bnign neoplasm of nose cartilage be coded to category 213?
Excluded note - indicates the cartilage of nose
What other term does the Alphabetic Index, Volume 2 instruct you to check for under Petit's disease?
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