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CPT surgical packages are used only by

general anesthesia

which of the following is not included in the CPT surgery package


which of the following indicates a co-surgeon


when using CPT codes to indicate an unlisted procedures, the last digit will usually be a

written medical report

claims including codes for an unsual, new, seldom performed or unlisted procedure should include

all answers are correct

in the CPT index, main terms are listed by


at the beginning of the CPT index are

must refer to the main text

even if only one code is listed for the desire procedure in the index of the CPT manual, the user


The CPT manual is divided into how many sections

Patient status

The evaluation and management section is organized by the type of service, place of service and

counseling and coordination of care

the key components of documentation that support levels of E/M codes include the following EXCEPT

medical decision making

components of a medical history include all of the following EXCEPT

level of complexity

a key component in coding medical decision-making is

counseling exceeds 50% of the time

physician counseling is considered a key component for selecting the level of code assignment for E/M services only when

in minutes starting with 30-74 minutes

critical care is coded

ventilator management is included

in a case requiring critical care coding


a code indicating a vaginal delivery only, not including obstetric care is

not paid by third party payers

physician telephone calls are usually

require vast documentation and are typically not paid by third party payers

care plan oversight services for hospice and homebound patients

labor leading to childbirth

which of the following conditions would not require critical care?

anatomical site

anesthesia codes are divided

patient's status at the time of anesthesia

for anesthesia coding purposes, physical status modifiers are used to indicate

both anesthesia guidelines and medicine are correct answers

where in the cput manual are codes for anesthesia provided under difficult circumstances?


which section of the cpt manual is the largest

global surgical package

when one fee is used for a surgical procedure and uncmplicated follow-up care, this is called a(n)


surgeries which are prolonged or extremely difficult are coded with the modifier


a code use to indicate that a physician assisted the primary surgeon in a major procedure is


the following are subsections of the surgery section of the CPT manual EXCEPT

pathology report

for coding purposes, information about the size of a lesion should come from

recipient site and size of defect

free skin grafts are coded by

coded seperately

for a breast biopsy, the placement of a wire marker is

site and treatment

fractures are coded by

select the code that reflects the farthest extent of the procedure

to code diagnostic endoscopy procedures


code groupings for artieries and viens vary according to


codes for the digestive system are arranged by site, beginning with the mouth and ending with the

a diagnostic endoscopy

a surgical endoscopy always includes

identify the site from which it originated

when coding ostomies, it is critcal to

not coded seperately

when an exploratory laparotomy is used as a surgical approachh for another procedure, it is

by anatomic site of hernia

in the CPT index, hernia codes are listed

all answers are correct

the code for a total hysterectomy includes removal of the

by anatomic site and type of procedure

codes for nervous system subsection of the CPT manual are divided

unilateral or bilateral orientation

when coding spinal procedures, consider all of the following EXCEPT

use a midifier to indicate the professional component

if a radiologist is reading films taken at another facility

surgery section

when contrast material is injected by a radiologist section

by anatomic site

codes in the diagnostic radiology subsection are arranged

age of the patient

when coding radiation oncology, consider all of the following EXCEPT

number of tests done

considerations when coding urinalysis and chemistry laboratory procedures include all of tghe following EXCEPT

a tooth

Level I pathology code 88300 identifies specimens that normally do not need to be viewed under a microscope such as

separate from initial care

if a physician spends 50 mins with a patient after he or she has been admitted for a suicide attempt in connection with depression, the pyschotherapy coding would be


the major factor for coding psychiartry isi


the physical medicine codes are indications of types of modalities and

coded first

when coding trauma cases, the most severe injury is


the for a simple drainage of a finger abscess is


the appropriate code for an indirect laryngoscopy with removal of foreign body is


the code for the complicated removal of a subcutaneous foreign body of the foot is


the code for a percutaneous needle core breast biopsy (without imaging) is


the appropriate code for a gastrojejunostomy without vagotomy is


the code for a complex arthrotomy of the knee(lateral) with meniscectomy is


the range of codes for newborn care is


the code for subsequent hospital care which indicates physician visits for a patient in stable condition is


which emergency department services code indicates a need for immediate attention without the presence of a life-threatening condition?


the code for harvesting a small bone graft when the graft is not already listed as a part of the procedure is


the code for a simple repair of a superficial scalp wound not exceeding 2.5 cm in length is


the code for repair of a flexor tendon of the leg is


the preoperative placement of a needle localization wire in the breast is coded


if a arthroplasty is performed for reasons of fractured ankle, it is coded


which code describes a surgical thoracoscopy with excision-plication of bullae as well as pleural procedures?


the code for a coronary artery bypass graft using three arterial grafts is


the code for a partial colectomy with anastomosis is


which code describes a laparoscopic vaginal hysterectomy with removal of the ovaries?


the CPT that appropriately describes a set of obstetric laboratory tests for the first obstetric visit is


the highest level of pathology coding which would include examination of neoplastic tissue or very invloved specimens is


which code indicates an immunization for tetanus toxoid?


if a therapeutic infusion is introduced for up to 1 hour, which code is used?


a hemodialysis procedure requiring repeated evaluations would be coded as

ophthalmological services

codes 92002-92014 deal with


prosthetic training for the initial sessions of 15 mins would be coded as

97750 x 2

w physical performance test or measurement that last 30 mins and includes a written report is coded as


the proper code for a radiological exam of the eye for detection of a foreign body is


an x-ray of the gastrointestinal tract with a small bowel follow-through is coded


a bone density study by computerized tomography is coded


testicular imaging for vasculary flow is coded as


an antibody test (nonspecific type) for herpes simplex virus is coded as


a cholera vaccination for product only is coded as


the code for ordinary replacement of contact lens is

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