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The three volumes of ICD-9-CM are:
Volume 1-Diseases: Tabular List,
Volume 2-Diseases: Alphabetic Index,
Volume 3-Procedures: Tabular List and Alphabetic Index
The abbreviation ICD-9-CM means:
International Classification of Diseases, 9th Edition, Clinical Modification
Codes that have mandatory fifth digits are:
Codes that always require a fifth-digit to fully describe them.
True or False:
When a code is listed inside slanted brackets, you must sequence that code after the underlying condition code.
In the Alphabetic Index of Volume 2, ICD-9-CM, nonessential modifiers are:
Terms enclosed in parentheses that have no effect on the selection of the code listed for the main term
The ICD-9-CM manual was developed based on a text by which organization?
World Health Organization (WHO)
What other term does the Alphabetic Index, Volume 2, instruct you to check for under Petit's disease?
See also Hernia, Lumbar
True or False:
The term Excludes means the conditions listed are NOT included in the code choice.
What was the original goal for the ICD-9
To record patient morbidity (illness) and mortality (death) for statistical purposes
What are the current goals of ICD-9?
Facilitate payment of health services,
Evaluate patient's use of health care facilities,
Study health care costs,
Research the quality of health care,
Predict health care trends,
Plan for future health care needs
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