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1

When “see” appears after a main term, you must look up the term that follows the word “see” in the index. This is an example of a ____________________

cross reference

2

ICD stands for “International _________ of Diseases.”

classification

3

A condition that is of sudden onset or that suddenly becomes much worse is considered a(n) __________.

accute condition

4

When a practitioner does not document an exact diagnosis, outpatient coding rules require that unclear diagnosis be coded using the __________ that led the patient to seek care, until an absolute diagnosis is made.

symptoms

5

A code in which two diagnoses are included in one code is known as a(n) __________.

combination

6

Eight-year-old Geri climbed the oak tree in her back yard to rescue her cat, who had climbed the tree but could not get back down. Unfortunately, Geri slipped and fell out of the tree and hurt her left arm. The lower arm is bent at an odd angle and the radius bone is visible. The physician diagnoses an open fracture and orders X-rays of the lower arm. Where will you locate the ICD-10 code for this?

S00-T88

7

Barry is a healthy 32-year-old established patient who has come in for his annual physical exam. When asked if he has any current problems or complaints, he says no. The ICD-10 code for his visit will be found in which of the following code ranges?

V01-V83

8

Which of these is used only in the hospital inpatient setting?

ICD-10-PCS

9

The primary condition for which a patient is receiving care is communicated to the third-party payer through a(n) __________ code on the healthcare claim.

diagnosis

10

The ICD coding system was originally created for the classification of patient __________ (sickness) and mortality statistics and to provide access for medical research, education, and administration.

morbidity

11

Mrs. Evans has brought her child in for surgery to correct a cleft palate. Which code range in ICD-10 applies to this procedure?

Q00-Q99

12

Unlike outpatient coding, which uses the patient's primary diagnosis, hospital coding uses the __________ diagnosis, which is the condition that was chiefly responsible for the patient's admission to the hospital.

principal diagnosis

13

In ICD-10, three-digit categories known as __________ are used for diseases, injuries, and symptoms.

rubrics

14

The __________ Index is organized by the condition, not by the body part in which it occurs.

alphabetic

15

A(n) _________ diagnosis is used in addition to the primary diagnosis to describe another condition that also is affecting the patient at the time of the visit.

secondary

16

About how many codes does the ICD-10-CM contain?

70,000

17

To assign a proper code for a neoplasm in ICD-10, the documentation must state whether it is benign, __________ in situ, or of uncertain behavior.

malignant

18

One of the original reasons for the ICD coding system was to classify patient morbidity (sickness) and__________ (death) statistics.

mortality

19

The Alphabetic Index is organized by __________.

...

20

Payment for inpatient claims are based on a system known as ____

drgs