MA Chapter 18: Diagnostic coding Flashcards


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1

The use of ICD codes is mandated by?

HIPAA

2

A patient's diagnosis for a visit, as established by the practitioner?

DESCRIBES THE PRIMARY CONDITION FOR WHICH THE PATIENT IS RECIEVING TREATMENT

3

How often are ICD codes updated?

YEARLY

4

The Alphabetical index is organized by?

DIAGNOSIS OR CONDITION DESCRIPTION

5

When you encounter the word SEE in the alphabetic index, you know that?

YOU MUST LOOK IN ANOTHER CATEGORY TO FIND THE CORRECT TERM

6

The Tabular list is mainly organized by?

THE BODY SYSTEMS INVOLVED

7

Which of the following ICD-9-CM conventions is used around synonyms, alternative wordings or explanations?

[ ]

8

Which of the following ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM conventions encloses a series of terms, each of which is modified by the statement that appears to the right of it?

}

9

Which convention is used in ICD-9 and ICD-10 to indicate that an entry is not classified as part of the preceding code?

EXCLUDES

10

Which convention is used in ICD-9 and ICD-10 to set off nonessential or supplementary terms that do not affect the code?

( )

11

In both ICD-9 and ICD-10 the convention code first underlying disease means?

THE CODE MAY NOT BE USED AS THE FIRST CODE

12

What doe the ICD convention NEC indicate?

NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED

13

Jenni is a healthy 24-year-old patient who is in the office today for routine obstetric care. The ICD-9 code for routine obstetric care will be found in what series of codes?

VO1-V83

14

Mary was excited at her last visit to find that she is pregnant. She came in for a prenatal check up today because she wants to take excellent care of herself and her baby. Everything seems fine and the DR told her to keep up the good work. The ICD-10 code for routine obstetric care will be found?

Z00-Z99

15

Jeremy is a 44-year-old patient who has been diagnosed with mitral regurgitation. He has been having some SOB lately, so today he is having an echocardiogram to evaluate whether the condition has worsened. The ICD-9 code for Jeremy's procedure will be found in which series?

390-459

16

Kevin is a 63-year-old patient who was diagnosed with CHF two years ago. He is having an echocardiogram today so his practitioner can monitor the progression of the disease. The ICD-10 code for Kevin's procedure will be found?

I00-I99

17

Which of the following ICD-9 conventions is used in the tabular list after an incomplete term that needs one of the terms that follow to make it assignable to a given category?

:

18

Which of the following conditions is used in ICD-9 and ICD-10 to indicate that the entries following it further define the content of the preceding entry?

INCLUDES

19

Ellie was playing softball and was accidentally hit on the nose with a baseball bat. After an exam of her nose the DR. tells her that her nose is broken and orders a complete radiologic exam of the nasal bones. Where will the ICD-9 code be for this radiologic exam be located?

800-899

20

8-year-old Geri climbed the oak tree in her back yard to rescue her cat. Unfortunately, Geri slipped and fell out of the tree and hurt her arm. The lower arm is bent at an odd angle and the bone is visible. The DR. diagnosis an open fracture and orders x-rays of the lower arm. Where will you locate the ICD-10 code for this?

M00-M99

21

Barry is a healthy 32-year-old established patient who has come in for his annual physical. When asked if he has any current problems or complaints, he says no. The ICD-9 code for his visit will be found in what code range?

V01-V83

22

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

23

Phillip is in the office today for a pre-employment physical that includes a drug test. In which ICD-9 series will you locate the code for this?

V01-V83

24

Teresa is being seen today in the urgent care center after spilling a pot of boiling water over her stomach and legs, which resulted in 2nd degree burns. In which ICD-10 series will you locate the code for her treatment?

S00-T88

25

To find the ICD-9 code for anesthesia for surgery to correct BPH you will look in which series?

580-629

26

To find the ICD-10 code for anesthesia for surgery to correct BPH you will look?

N00-N99

27

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

ICD-10-PCS

28

An easy way to remember an E code is required is?

IF THE DIAGNOSIS MAKES YOU ASK "HOW DID THAT HAPPEN"

29

A code in which two diagnoses are included in one code is known as?

COMBINATION CODE

30

A condition that is of sudden onset or that suddenly becomes much worse is considered?

ACUTE CONDITION

31

A condition that is long-standing is considered?

CHRONIC CONDITION

32

Denise is being seen today because of blurry vision and pain in both eyes. The DR. documents that diabetes has damaged the blood vessels in Denise's eyes, resulting in diabetic retinopathy. How will this diagnosis be coded?

THE DIABETES IS CODED FIRST, FOLLOWED BY RETINOPATHY

33

Diagnosis-related groups or DRGs are based on all of the following EXCEPT?

LENGTH OF HOSPITAL STAY

34

The "extra" codes in ICD-9 that tell the third-party payer how an illness or injury came about are known as?

E CODES

35

In ICD-9, with which of the following code ranges can E codes be used?

001-V84.4

36

How many E codes can be used with a single diagnosis code?

AS MANY AS NECESSARY

37

Which of the following statements is NOT true about E codes?

E CODES ARE ALWAYS THE PRIMARY OR FIRST DIAGNOSIS LISTD

38

The purpose of the appendixes of the ICD-9 manual is to?

PROVIDE HELPFUL RESEARCH AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION

39

Which appendix in ICD-9 contains a list of the 3-digit categories for occupational hazards divided into subcategories?

APPENDIX E

40

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

68,000

41

How many characters are present in ICD-10 codes?

3 TO 7

42

What character is used as a placeholder for a nonexistent digit in ICD-10 when a 6th or 7th digit is required for code specifically?

X

43

Which ICD-10 convention describes a condition that is not part of the condition represented by the code, but if the patient actually has both conditions, both may be coded?

EXCLUDES2

44

Which of the following statements is NOT correct about coding HIV positivity?

REQUESTING A CONFIRMATORY SEROLOGY OR CULTURE FOR HIV IS SUFFICIENT TO CODE HIV POSITIVITY

45

The first step in the process of assigning a proper code for a neoplasm in ICD-10 is to consult which of the following?

THE TABLE OF NEOPLASMS

46

In ICD-10 which combination codes that include the type of diabetes, what code is used if the type of diabetes is not documented in the medical record and the practitioner cannot be questioned?

USES THE CODE FOR TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS