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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. Additional illness that either has an effect on the patient's primary illness or is also treated during the encounter.
  2. The World in bold- face type that identifies a diseases or condition in the alphabetic index in ICD-9-CM.
  3. Directions in printed material that tell a reader where to look for additional information.
  4. A publication containing the HIPAA- mandated Standardized classification system for diseases and injuries; developed by the World Health Organization and modified for use in the United States.
  5. A word or phrase that describes a main term in the alphabetic Index of ICD-9-CM.
  6. An alphanumeric code in the ICD-9-CMthat identifies factors that influence health status and encounters that are not due to illness or injury

6 True/False questions

  1. Primary DiagnosisThe number assigned to a diagnoses in the International Classification of Diseases.


  2. SubcategoryIn the ICD-9 -CM a three- digit code used to classify a particular diaereses or injuries.


  3. EtiologyThe cause or origin of a disease.


  4. ConventionsTypographic techniques or standard practices that provide visual guidelines for understanding printed material.


  5. DXAbbreviation for diagnosis.


  6. Alphabetic IndexThe section of the ICD-9 CM in which diseases and injuries with corresponding diagnosis codes are presented in alphabetic order.


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