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Katie is seen in the clinic by Dr. Smith for summer acne and several scars on her face due to the summer acne, caused by the sun. Dr. Smith decides to do an epidermal chemical peel of the face. Assign the code for the physician's service.
Code the substance of DTP given intramuscularly to a 10-year-old. Assign code(s) for the substance only.
Sarah is a 37-year-old female diagnosed with an ectopic pregnancy. The patient was taken to the operating room for treatment of a tubal ectopic pregnancy, abdominal approach.
A 72-year-old male Medicare patient receives 30 minutes of individual diabetes outpatient self-management training. The patient is a newly diagnosed type II diabetic.
When reporting anesthesia services for two procedures performed on the same patient during the same operative procedure, you would do the following to calculate the total unit value of the services:
Report only the units for the highest unit value procedure, plus time for both procedures.
Which of the following is NOT true about the Outpatient Prospective Payment System?
Is applicable to non-Medicare and Medicare patients
According to the E/M Guidelines, this is a chronological description of the development of the patient's present illness from the first sign and/or symptom to the present.
The discharge diagnoses for a patient who was admitted for dyspnea were as follows: pneumonia, <i>Klebsiella pneumoniae</i>, COPD with emphysema, multifocal atrial tachycardia, mild dementia.
482.0, 492.8, 427.89, 294.8
Carl, a 58-year-old male, is taken to the operating room to remove his permanent pacemaker generator after successfully getting his heart back to normal sinus rhythm. The leads were left in the patient.
What codes would you use to code reconstruction of the penis for straightening of chordee?
An 80-year-old female patient presented to the laboratory for a lipid panel that includes measurement of total serum cholesterol, lipoprotein (direct measurement, HDL and LDL), and triglycerides.
The patient is taken to the operating room for insertion of a Swan-Ganz catheter. The physician inserts the catheter for monitoring cardiac output measurements and blood gases.
A patient presents for an influenza vaccination and pneumococcal vaccination. Each vaccine was in a separate vial and was administered individually.
A 65-year-old male Medicare patient presents for a digital rectal examination and a total prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening test. His father and brother had prostate cancer.
G0102, G0103, V76.44, V16.42
What CPT code would you use for an initial encounter for debridement of both arms resulting from burns, without general anesthesia, for a total body area of 11%? The diagnostic statement documented was first- and second-degree burns of the forearms.
OPERATIVE REPORT<br><br>DIAGNOSIS: Acute renal insufficiency. <br><br>PROCEDURE: Renal biopsy.The patient was taken to the operating room for a needle biopsy of the right and left kidneys.
What CPT and ICD-9-CM codes would you use to code the removal of a foreign body (fragment of depleted uranium) embedded in the right upper eyelid?
67938, 374.86, V90.01
What CPT code would you use for a revision mastoidectomy resulting in a radical mastoidectomy?
A woman has a bilateral screening mammogram. The film is digitized (CAD, computer-aided detection) for the physician's further review. Assign the appropriate service and diagnosis codes.
77057, 77052, V76.12
This type of sedation decreases the level of the patient's alertness but allows the patient to cooperate during the procedure.
A 70-year-old male who suffers from atrial fibrillation has been on long-term use of digoxin. He comes into the lab today to check his serum digoxin level.
80162, V58.83, V58.69, 427.31
What codes would you use for complex brachytherapy isodose calculation for a patient with prostate cancer?
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