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5 Matching questions

  1. e/m codes
  2. e codes
  3. -78 modifier
  4. add on codes
  5. tabular list
  1. a listed first in the cpt manual because they are used by all the different specialties.
  2. b return to the operating room for a related procedure during the postoperative period
  3. c used for procedures that is always performed during the same operative session as another surgery in addition to the primary service/procedure and is never performed separately
  4. d consists of 17 chapters, codes range from 001-999
  5. e supplementary classification codes used to describe the reason or external cause of injury, poisoning and other adverse effects

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. further classified as to primary, secondary, or carcinoma in situ
  2. a working diagnosis which is not yet established
  3. conditions, situations, and services not covered by the insurance carrier
  4. cancer that is localized and has not spread to adjacent tissues or distant parts of the body
  5. terms indented 2 spaces to the right below the main term; are also essential modifiers

5 True/False questions

  1. ICD manual has 3 volumesvolume 1- diseases: tabular list, volume 2- diseases: alphabetic index, volume 3- procedures: tabular list and alphabetic index


  2. HCPCS (healthcare common procedure coding systemconsided experimental, newly approved, or seldom used may not be listed in the CPT manual. located at the end of the subsectins or subheadings


  3. level II codessupplemental codes used for performance measurements. their use is optional.they're published twice a year jan. 1 and july 1


  4. uncertain behaviorcomposed of 3 digit codes representing a single disease or condition. The 3 digit code is used only if it is not further subdivided


  5. volume 2this is the alphabetic index of volume 1