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The "includes" notes further define or provide examples to clarify assignment.
TRUE
When a code is listed inside the slanted brackets, you must sequence that code after the underlying condition code.
TRUE
Italicized type codes cannot be assigned as a first-listed diagnosis, because they always are listed after another code.
TRUE
Eponyms can describe syndromes named for a person.
TRUE
The hypertension table is located in Volume 1
FALSE
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 means?
International Classification of Diseases 9th Revision Clinical Modification
E Codes are used to report
External Causes of Injury and Poisioning
ICD -9-CM codes are updated at least
Annually
Symbols, abbreviations, punctuation, and notations in ICD-9 are termed
Conventions
NEC is the acronym for
Not Elsewhere Classifiable
ICD-9 codes translate the___ of services provided from verbal and narrative descriptions to nationally accepted reporting standards.
Medical Necessity
In ICD-9 NOS means
Not Otherwise Specified
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.
Italicized typed
In the Alphabetic Index of Vol. 2, ICD-9, nonessential modifiers are
Terms enclosed in parantheses ()
The classificatin not included in the Table of Drugs and Chemicals is
Primary neoplasm
All ICD-9 codes must be supported by.
Physician documentation in the medical record
ICD-0 contains
Codes for 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 Helath 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.
Health and Human Services
What is defined as transforming written descriptions into numerical designations?
Coding
524.01
Subclassification
436
Category
777.1
Subcategory
723.0
Subcategory
727.66
Subclassification
430
Category
577.0
Subcategory
434.10
Subclassification
650
Category
734
Category
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?
Hernia, lumbar
Auditory Neuritis
Maint term: Neuritis
Fractured Clavicle
Main term: Fractured
Urinary retention
Main term: Retention
Gouty Nephropathy
Main term: Nephropathy
Paget's disease
Main term: Paget's
Cluster headache
Maint term: Headache
Acute pneumonia
Main term: Pneumonia
Observation for high risk pregnancy
Main term: Observation
Pitting edema
Main term: Edema
Knee pain
Main term: Pain
Volume 2 of the ICD-9 manual is also known as the ____ index
Alphabetic
_____ codes are used to report external causes of injury or poisoning
E codes
Hospitals use Volume ______ of the ICD-9 manual to report services provided to inpatients.
Volume 3