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5 Matching questions

  1. What is the main term in the diagnosis abdominal pain
  2. What does NEC stand for
  3. ICD-9-CM codes are updated at least:
  4. What are nonessential modifiers
  5. Symbols, abbreviations, punctuation, and notations in ICD-9-CM are called:
  1. a Not elsewhere classifiable
  2. b Conventions
  3. c Annually
  4. d Word or phrase that does not change the code selection
  5. e Pain

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Condition named after a person
  2. True
  3. International Classification of Diseases, 9th Edition, Clinical Modification
  4. 784.0
  5. Word or phrase that changes the code selection

5 True/False questions

  1. 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


  2. What are slanted brackets used forNot elsewhere classifiable


  3. How many appendices does ICD-9-CM contain in the Tabular List of Volume 1?5


  4. What other term does the Alphabetic Index, Volume 2, instruct you to check for under Petit's disease?Terms enclosed in parentheses that have no effect on the selection of the code listed for the main term


  5. Codes that have mandatory fifth digits are:Codes that always require a fifth-digit to fully describe them.