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CPT Modifiers Quiz

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1.  Increased procedural services
A.
B.
C.
D.
2.  Anesthesia by surgeon
A.
B.
C.
D.
3.  Staged or related procedure or service by the same physician during the postoperative period
A.
B.
C.
D.
4.  Discontinued procedure
A.
B.
C.
D.
5.  Discontinued outpatient hospital/ambulatory surgery center (ASC) procedure after administration of anesthesia
A.
B.
C.
D.
6.  Unrelated procedure or service by the same physician during the postoperative period
A.
B.
C.
D.
7.  Multiple modifiers
A.
B.
C.
D.
8.  Modifiers -73 and -74 are most appropriate in:
A.
B.
C.
D.
9.  What is the correct order of the following three modifiers:-54, -55, -56.
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B.
C.
D.
10.  Distinct Procedural Services, modifier _____ is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
11.  Modifier -62, _________ is used:
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B.
C.
D.
12.  The reason you used modifiers -76, -77 is to:
A.
B.
C.
D.
13.  When using modifier -80, assistant surgeon, the primary surgeon must use modifier:
A.
B.
C.
D.
14.  The main difference between modifier -80 and modifier -81 is:
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B.
C.
D.
15.  Billing mistakes because the appropriate aoutside reference laba modifier was not used, could:
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B.
C.
D.
16.  Modifier _______, Repeat Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Test _________:
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B.
C.
D.
17.  Evaluation and Management services were performed on an established patient in which the decision to perform a major surgery scheduled for the following morning was made. The patient was counseled for 15 minutes regarding treatment options, risks, and projected outcome. Which of the following modifiers would be appended to the service performed?
A.
B.
C.
D.
18.  When a patient is in a postoperative period and returns to the operating room for an unrelated procedure by the same physician, which of the following modifiers would you attach to the procedure being performed?
A.
B.
C.
D.
19.  When two surgeons work together as primary surgeons performing distinct part(s) of a single reportable procedure, each surgeon should report his/her distinct operative work by adding which of the following modifiers?
A.
B.
C.
D.
20.  Which modifier is used to describe a CLIA waived test?
A.
B.
C.
D.
21.  Which modifier indicates diagnostic mammogram converted from screening mammogram on the same day?
A.
B.
C.
D.
22.  Anesthesia-related modifiers include:
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B.
C.
D.
23.  The modifier -RT and -LT are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
24.  Which group of modifier below, are most likely NOT to be recognized by insurance carriers?
A.
B.
C.
D.
25.  Modifiers -54 and -55 most likely would be used.
A.
B.
C.
D.
26.  Modifier -TC means:
A.
B.
C.
D.
27.  You can / cannot use modifiers on HCPCS codes.
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B.
C.
D.
28.  Adding modifier ____, Unusual Services modifier, indicates "additional effort or time":
A.
B.
C.
D.
29.  The modifier -23, ____________ (would / would not) be appropriate for the use of a ________:
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B.
C.
D.
30.  Modifier -24 should always be used with:
A.
B.
C.
D.
31.  Modifier -25 is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
32.  Under which of the following circumstances should coders report modifier -63?
A.
B.
C.
D.
33.  Which of the following modifiers should coders report to indicate that unusual anesthesia was necessary?
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B.
C.
D.
34.  Which of the following does modifier -TA represent?
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B.
C.
D.
35.  What anesthesia status modifier should coders report for a patient who has a severe systemic disease that is a constant threat to life?
A.
B.
C.
D.
36.  What modifier should coders report when a physician elects to terminate a surgical or diagnostic procedure due to extenuating circumstances?
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B.
C.
D.
37.  What modifier should coders report when a provider of services directly furnishes ambulance services?
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B.
C.
D.
38.  What does modifier -E4 represent?
A.
B.
C.
D.
39.  What modifier should coders report when a physician repeats a procedure or service that a different physician performed initially?
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B.
C.
D.
40.  What modifier should coders report when there is an unusual circumstance that requires a physician to use general anesthesia for a procedure that, under normal circumstances, requires only local anesthesia or none at all?
A.
B.
C.
D.
41.  Services mandated by an external agency not the responsibility of NHP
A.
B.
C.
D.
42.  Surgical or other invasive procedure on wrong body part
A.
B.
C.
D.
43.  Repeat clinical laboratory diagnostic test
A.
B.
C.
D.
44.  Staged or related procedure or service by same physician during post-op period
A.
B.
C.
D.
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