5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- qualified diagnosis
- principal procedure
- uncertain behavior
- contiguous site, or overlapping site
- a a working diagnosis that is not yet proven or established
- b a procedure performed for definitive treatment rather than diagnostic purposes, or one performed to treat a complication, or one that is most closely related to the principal diagnosis
- c occur when the origin of the tumor involves two adjacent sites
- d occurs when the pathology report recommends that the surgeon perform a second excision to widen the margins of the original tumor site
- e it is not possible to predict subsequent morphology or behavior from the submitted specimen. In order to assign a code fro the column, the pathology report must specifically indicate the "uncertain behavior" of the neoplasm
5 Multiple choice questions
- occur as a result of an overdose, wrong substance administered or taken, or intoxication
- additional procedures performed during the same encounter as the principal procedures
- automates the coding process using computerized or web-based software; instead of manually looking up conditions (or procedures) in the coding manual index, the coder uses the software's search features to locate and verify diagnosis and procedure codes.
5 True/False questions
sequetae → ...
diagnostic coding and report guidelines for outpatient services, hospital-based and physician office → and CMS are U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services agencies responsibole for overseeing all changes and modifications to the ICD-9CM.
Tabular list (ICD-9-CM) coding conventions
code first underlying disease
fourth and fith digits
major topic heading
not otherwise specified (NOS)
use additional code
with → ...
subterm → ...
adverse reaction, or adverse effect → the appearance of a pathologic condition caused by ingestion of exposure to a chemical substance properly administered or taken