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The acronym ICD-9-CM means:
International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification
The three volumes of ICD-9-CM are:
Volume 1-Diseases: Tabular List, Volume 2-Diseases: Alphabetic Index, Volume 3-Procedures: Tabular List and Alphabetic Index
ICD-9-CM codes translate the __ of services provided from verbal and narrative descriptions to nationally accepted reporting standards.
Words contained within the brackets "[ ]" provide the coder with:
synonyms, alternative wording, explanatory phrases
The colon " : " in the Tabular List indicates the:
terms below complete the term to make it assignable to a given category
A symbol used to denote all exclusion notes and to identify those codes that are not usually sequences as the first-listed diagnosis is the:
In the Alphabetic Index of Volume 2, ICD-9-CM, nonessential modifiers are:
terms enclosed in parentheses that have no effect on the selection of the code
Codes that have mandatory fifth digits are codes that:
always require a 5th digit to fully describe them
Another name for the Supplementary Classification of Factors Influencing Health Status and Contact with Health Services is:
What organization, in conjunction with the National Centers for Health Statistics, is responsible for maintenance of the diagnosis classification of ICD-9-CM, Volume 3?
Department of Health and Human Services
What other term does the alphabetic Index, Volume 2, instruct you to check for under Petit's disease?
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