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5 Matching questions

  1. In the Alphabetic Index of Volume 2, ICD-9-CM, nonessential modifiers are:
  2. What does NOS mean?
  3. What is an Eponym
  4. True or False:
    Three-digit codes (such as 250) are category codes.
  5. How many appendices does ICD-9-CM contain in the Tabular List of Volume 1?
  1. a Not otherwise specified
  2. b Condition named after a person
  3. c 5
  4. d Terms enclosed in parentheses that have no effect on the selection of the code listed for the main term
  5. e True

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Volume 3
  2. Word or phrase that does not change the code selection
  3. To record patient morbidity (illness) and mortality (death) for statistical purposes
  4. False
  5. Volume 1-Diseases: Tabular List,
    Volume 2-Diseases: Alphabetic Index,
    Volume 3-Procedures: Tabular List and Alphabetic Index

5 True/False questions

  1. What is the primary goal for billing procedures?To justify why they are being performed.


  2. What are essential modifiersWord or phrase that does not change the code selection


  3. What are slanted brackets used forEnclose an additional code which must be used


  4. All ICD-9-CM codes must be supported by:Documentation in the medical record


  5. The ICD-9-CM manual was developed based on a text by which organization?World Health Organization (WHO)