5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- primary malignancy
- Index to Procedures and Tabular List (ICD-9-CM), coding conventions
code also any synchronous
- a the original tumor site
- b ...
- c any discontinuity of tissue (e.g. skin or organ) that may or may nnot be malignant.
- d a condition that develops after outpatient care has been provided (e.g. ruptured sutures after office surgery)
- e indicate that a primary cancer has spread
5 Multiple choice questions
- (organizing entities, diseases, and other conditions according to etiology, anatomy, or severity)
- 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
- (found in Appendix D of ICD-9-CM) is based on employment injury statistics adopted by the Tenth International Conference of Labor Statisticians
- new growths, tumors, in which cell reproduction is out of control
- is included in the hospitaql version of commercial ICD-9-CM books. A combined alphabetical index and numerical listing of all inpatient procedures
5 True/False questions
adverse reaction, or adverse effect → acknowledges patient responsibility for payent if Medicare denies the claim
indexing → ...
perinatal condition → refers the coder directly to the Tabular List category (three-digit code) for code assignment
sequetae → late effects of injury or illness
metastasize → secondary malignancies are metastic and indicate that a primary cancer has spread to another part of the body