anesthesia is used for the purpose of?
managing pain, managing resuscitation, and managing unconscious patients
when time is calculated for anesthesia services, the time begins when?
the anesthesiologist begins preparing the patient to receive anesthesia
concurrent modifiers are used to describe what?
number of cases an anesthesiologist is directing or supervising at one time
in the anesthesia section of the CPT manual, the codes are usually divided first by which of the following?
what is the type of sedation that allows a procedure to be performed without pain to the patient, but the patient isn't completely asleep?
conscious or moderate
the society that published The Relative Value Guide for anesthesia services is the
American Society of Anesthesiologist
which codes begin with the number 99 and are used to indicate anesthesia services provided during situations that make the administration of anesthesia more difficult?
the anesthesia status modifier that indicates the patient's condition at the time anesthesia was administered is
services for pathology/laboratory need to be supervised by a doctor if provided by
a lab technologist
billing and coding testing includes what?
list of drug screening, drug confirmation, and tissue preparation services
a urinalysis would be done according to the following
method of test, reason for test, parts being testing
microbiology is the study of?
identification of organisms and sensitivities of organisms to antibiotics
what is the name given to groupled laboratory work that represents those tests commonly performed together?
what is the name of the subsection within pathology/laboratory that deals with the laboratory work performed to determine cellular changes?
a sample of tissue from a suspect area can be further divided into which of the following?
specimen, block, segment
what name is given to cultures for identification of organisms, as well as the identification of sensitivities of the organism to antibiotics?
qualitative analysis is defined as
analysis of a substance in order to ascertain the nature of chemical constituents
when a diagnostic colonoscopy is coded, the code includes what?
anascopy, proctosigmoidoscopy, and sigmoidoscopy
the first step in choosing the correct digestive endoscopic procedure code is to identify what of the procedure?
stones in the gallbladder or common bile duct can be treated how?
using drugs to dissolve the stones, removing the gallbladder, and removing the stone from the common bile duct
a surgical procedure to remove part of the stomach because of a cancerous tumor is called what?
if a patient experiences difficult or painful eating and swallowing, the patient is said to have?
the membrane that lines the abdominopelvic cavity and secretes fluid to fill the spaces between the organs
what is true about the gallbladder?
it stores bile, it releases bile when there is a fatty meal in the duodenum, and it can get stones inside it
the definition of the combining form in digestive tells us that the digestive system
breaks down food or digests it
what word parts do you need to build a medical word that means enlargement of the liver and spleen?
megaly and hepat/o and splen/o
which bacterial infection is caused by an unusual strain of E. coli, the common bacterium in the large intestine?
which of these surgeries is used to create a permanent opening in the abdomen in order to feed a patient through a feeding tube?
is an accessory organ of digestion; it contributes to but is not physically involved in the process of digestion
the definition of the combining form in alimentary tells us that the alimentary canal
deals with food and nourishment
what word parts do you need to build a medical word that means disease of the intestines?
enter/o and -pathy
what are the names for the gastrointestinal system?
alimentary canal, digestive system, and gastrointestinal tract
a surgical consent for an appendectomy means that the
surgeon is going to perform a surgical excision of the appendix
a diagnostic endoscopic procedure is reported only when
no surgical procedure is performed during the same operative session
because most third party payers do not pay for cosmetic surgery, the physician must carefully document what to insure reimbursement for non-cosmetic procedures?
if the physician performs a lavage of the maxillary sinus, what is the doctor doing?
washing the maxillary sinus
thoracentesis is performed to withdraw fluid from the pleural space for a variety of conditions such as what?
the procedure in which a scope is passed into the larynx and the doctor can look at the larynx is what type of laryngoscopy?
what surgery subsection would you find the code for the incision and drainage of a nasal absess using an external approach to the absess?
what is the name of the procedure where mucus is removed from the sinuses by flushing a saline solution through the sinus cavity?
what modifier would you use if polyps were removed from both the left and right side of the nose?
a patient who need mechanical ventilation may also have what done to provide permanent access to the lungs?
what is the name of the irregularly shaped area between the lungs that contain the trachea?
name one thing the respiratory system doesn't do?
transporting oxygen and carbon dioxide to and from the cells
at it's inferior end, what divides into two parts; the larynx leads to the lungs and the esophagus that leads to the stomach?
the parietal pleura lines the thoracic cavity because the combining form pariet/o means what?
wall of a cavity
psychiatric diagnostic interview examination includes what?
history, mental illness, and disposition and communication with family or other resources
if an established patient is given an immunization during an office visit, and the only service provided was the shot, what types of codes would be needed to report the service?
a medicine section immunization code and an administration code.
what word is used to describe the pushing of a liquid into the body over a long period of time?
what must ALWAYS be documented in the patient record and is the major billing factor for reporting codes in the psychiatric section?
what is the name of the process which routes blood including waste products outside of the body through filters?
what is the medical name of the procedure that is performed to assess the intraocular pressure of the eye?
the cardiovascular subsection contains many diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and services that are primarily divided as to whether the procedures or services are invasive or what?
on which basis are the dermatology codes 96900-96999 usually used by the dermatologist who sees patients in their office?
codes 90951-90962 are reported how often to distinguish age-specific services related to the patient's ESRD performed in an outpatient setting depending on the number of visits?
once per month
when doing osteopathic manipulative treatment, which body region is not included in the regions listed in the CPT manual?
there are inpatient and outpatient codes for insight-oriented behavior-modifying supportive psychotherapy.