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5 Matching questions

  1. first-listed diagnosis
  2. secondary malignancy
  3. nonessential modifier
  4. Tabular list (ICD-9-CM) coding conventions
    and


    bold type

    braces

    brackets

    category

    code first underlying disease

    colon

    Excludes

    format

    fourth and fith digits

    Includes

    major topic heading

    not otherwise specified (NOS)

    parentheses

    subcategory

    subclassification

    use additional code

    with
  5. secondary procedure
  1. a When 2 disorders are separated by the word "and," it is interpreted as "and/or" and indicates that either of the 2 disorders is associated with the code number.

    All category and subcategory codes and descriptions

    Enclose a series of terms, each of which modifies the statement located to the right of the brace.
    Encloses synonyms, alternate wording, or explanatory phrases

    printed in bold upper and lowercase type and are preceded by a three-digit code
  2. b subterms that are enclosed in parentheses following the main term. They clarify the code selection, but they do not have to be present in the provider's diagnostic statement
  3. c the tumor has metastasized (spread) to a secondary site, either adjacent to the primary site or to a remote region of the body
  4. d additional procedures performed during the same encounter as the principal procedures
  5. e ...

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. is included in the hospitaql version of commercial ICD-9-CM books. A combined alphabetical index and numerical listing of all inpatient procedures
  2. occur when the origin of the tumor (primary site) involves two adjacent sites
  3. a condition that develops after outpatient care has been provided (e.g. ruptured sutures after office surgery)
  4. are contained in boxes to define terms, clarify index entries, and list choices for additional digits
  5. acknowledges patient responsibility for payent if Medicare denies the claim

5 True/False questions

  1. see alsonew growths, tumors, in which cell reproduction is out of control

          

  2. perinatal conditionrefers the coder directly to the Tabular List category (three-digit code) for code assignment

          

  3. subtermare contained in boxes to define terms, clarify index entries, and list choices for additional digits

          

  4. neoplasmare contained in boxes to define terms, clarify index entries, and list choices for additional digits

          

  5. V codesare located in Tabular List, describe external causes of injury, poisoning, or other adverse reactions affecting a patient's health

          

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