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5 Matching questions

  1. see
  2. nonessential modifier
  3. coding conventions
  4. glossary of mental disorders
  5. congenital anomany
  1. a (previously found in Appendix B of ICD-9-CM) consisted of an alphabetic listing of terms and definitions based on those contained in ICD-9-CM and input from the American Psychiatric Association's Task Force on Nomenclature and Statistics
  2. b ...
  3. c rules that apply to the assignment of ICD-9-CM codes
  4. d 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
  5. e disorders diagnosed in infants at birth

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a neoplasm is identified, but no further indication of the histology or nature of the tumor is reflected in the documented diagnosis. Assign a code from this column when the neoplasm was destroyed or removed and a tissue biopsy was performed and results are pending
  2. ...
  3. occur when the origin of the tumor involves two adjacent sites
  4. occur as a result of an overdose, wrong substance administered or taken, or intoxication
  5. ...

5 True/False questions

  1. iatrogenic illnessresults from medical intervention (e.g. adverse reaction to contrast material injected prior to a scan)


  2. see alsorefers the code to an index entry that may provide additional information to assign the code


  3. lesionany discontinuity of tissue (e.g. skin or organ) that may or may nnot be malignant.


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


  5. carcinoma (Ca) IN SITUa malignant tumor that is localized, circumscribed, encapsulated, and nonevasive (has not spread to deeper or adjacent tissues or organs)