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Coding Standards/Ch. 2

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Name three forms of EHR data
digital images, text, discrete data
Name at least four medical code sets considered national standards
CPT-4, ABC, ICD-9CM, and ICD-10
Describe what influence the government has on the selection of standard code sets
SELECTED MEDCIN nomenclature for eher deployment worldwide
What does the acronym HIPAA stand for
Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act
Which committee of the government has been designated to select naitonal standards
National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS)
nomenclature
technical names or naming system in an art or science
In an EHR, what is meant by the term "finding"
Codified observations that are medically meaningful to the clinician, less granular than individual terms and are linked to other findings in nomenclature
Explain the difference between a "findings" and a billing code
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SNOMED CT
systemized nomenclature of medicine clinical terms
MEDCIN
a medical nomenclature and knowledge base developed by medicomp system, inc
LOINC
logical observation identifier names and codes
CPT-4
stands for current procedural terminology, a standard medical coding system developed by the american medical association
ICD-9CM
international classification of disease, 9th revision w/clinical modifiers
In the U.S., should ICD-9CM or ICD-10 be used for insurance claims?
ICD-9CM.
Describe the difference between an EHR nomenclature and a billing code set.
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