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Coding Icd-9-cm Chapter 2

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  • 1. 
     The acronym ICD-9-CM means:
    • A. 

      Internal Coding Definitions, 9th Version, Coding Manual

    • B. 

      International Classificationof Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification

    • C. 

      International Classification of Disease, 9th Revision, Coding Manual

    • D. 

      International Classification of Diagnoses, 9th Revision, Coding Modification

  • 2. 
     The three volumes of ICD-9-CM are:
    • A. 

      Vol. 1- Neoplasm Table, Vol. 2- Hypertension Table, Vol. 3- Index

    • B. 

      Vol. 1- CPT-4, Vol. 2- HCPCS Level II, Vol. 3- CMS 1500

    • C. 

      Vol. 1- Disease: Tabular List, Vol. 2- Disease: Alphabetic Index, Vol. 3- Procedures: Tabular List and Alphabetic Index

    • D. 

      Vol. 1- Alphabetic Index, Vol. 2- Numeric List, Vol. 3- Tabular List

  • 3. 
     E Codes are used to describe:
    • A. 

      Extenuating circumstances surrounding an injury

    • B. 

      Extra descriptors for coding

    • C. 

      Excercise methods after injury

    • D. 

      External causes of injury/poisoning, site of incident, procedures as cause of abnormal reaction

  • 4. 
    ICD-9-CM codes are updated at least: 
    • A. 

      Annually

    • B. 

      Every even year

    • C. 

      Every odd year

    • D. 

      Never

  • 5. 
    V codes and V code descriptions are located in: 
    • A. 

      CPT-4, Medicine Section

    • B. 

      Volume 3, ICD-9-CM

    • C. 

      Volume 2, ICD-9-CM

    • D. 

      Volume 1, ICD-9-CM

  • 6. 
     Symbols, abbreviations, punctuation, and notations in ICD-9-CM are called:
    • A. 

      Grammer checks

    • B. 

      Guidelines

    • C. 

      Conventions

    • D. 

      Edits

  • 7. 
     NEC is the acronym for
    • A. 

      Nothing Else Coded

    • B. 

      Neoplasm behavior Essential for Coding

    • C. 

      Not Elsewhere Classifiable

    • D. 

      Not an Excluded Code

  • 8. 
    ICD-9-CM codes translate the ___ of services provided from verbal and narrative descriptions to nationally accepted reporting standards
    • A. 

      Treatment plan

    • B. 

      Medical necessity

    • C. 

      Diagnostic code

    • D. 

      Coding conventions

  • 9. 
    In ICD-9-CM, NOS means: 
    • A. 

      Not Otherwise Specified

    • B. 

      No Other Symbol

    • C. 

      No Other Sequence available

    • D. 

      No Other Secondary code

  • 10. 
    Words contained within the brackets [ ], provide the coder with:
    • A. 

      Opposite phrases

    • B. 

      Incomplete terms

    • C. 

      Synonyms, alternative wording, explanatory phrases, abbreviations

    • D. 

      Modified terms

  • 11. 
    The colon " : " in the Tabular list tells the coder:
    • A. 

      The terms below complete the term to make it assignable to a given category

    • B. 

      The correct code is found in Volume 3

    • C. 

      The terms are synonyms, alternative wording, or explanatory phrases

    • D. 

      The preceding term is not otherwise specified

  • 12. 
    A symbol used to identify those codes that are not usually sequenced as the principal diagnosis is called: 
    • A. 

      Brackets

    • B. 

      Parenthesis

    • C. 

      Italicized type

    • D. 

      Slanted brackets

  • 13. 
     In the Alphabetic Index of Volume 2, ICD-9-CM, nonessential modifiers are:
    • A. 

      Two digits appended to the code to modify the meaning

    • B. 

      Alpha-numeric characters that clarify the meaning of the code selection

    • C. 

      Terms enclosed in parenthese that have no effect on the selection of the code listed for the term

    • D. 

      Denotes acute and chronic conditions

  • 14. 
    Codes that have mandatory fifth digits are: 
    • A. 

      Codes that always require a 5th digit to fully describe them

    • B. 

      Codes that use the numbers 1 or 2 as the fifth digit

    • C. 

      Codes that require the use of number 5 in the fifth character

    • D. 

      Codes that require four supporting codes

  • 15. 
    The Table of Drugs and Chemicals is located in: 
    • A. 

      Volume 3

    • B. 

      Volume 2

    • C. 

      Volume 1

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
     The classification not included in the Table of Drugs and Chemicals is
    • A. 

      Primary neoplasm

    • B. 

      Suicide attempt

    • C. 

      Therapeutic use

    • D. 

      Accident

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is not an adverse effect 
    • A. 

      Rash due to drug

    • B. 

      Fever due to drug

    • C. 

      Diabetes mellitus

    • D. 

      Shortness of breath due to drug

  • 18. 
     All ICD-9-CM codes must be supported by:
    • A. 

      Nonessential modifiers

    • B. 

      Another diagnostic code

    • C. 

      V codes

    • D. 

      Documentation in the medical record

  • 19. 
    Hospitals use which volume of the ICD-9-CM manual to report services provided to inpatients
    • A. 

      Volume 1

    • B. 

      Volume 2

    • C. 

      Volume 3

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    ICD-O contains: 
    • A. 

      Diagnostic codes for conditions beginning with the number 0

    • B. 

      Morphology of neoplasms

    • C. 

      Other verbiage used in correct coding

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
     This ICD-9-CM manual was developed based on a text by what organization
    • A. 

      American Medical Association

    • B. 

      American Academy of Professional Coders

    • C. 

      World Health Organization

    • D. 

      Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services

  • 22. 
     This ICD-9-CM appendix was deleted
    • A. 

      Appendix A

    • B. 

      Appendix B

    • C. 

      Appendix C

    • D. 

      Appendix D

  • 23. 
    Another name for the Supplementary Classification of Factors Influencing Health Status and Contact with Health Services is:
    • A. 

      E codes

    • B. 

      J codes

    • C. 

      V codes

  • 24. 
    What volume of the ICD-9-CM is used by hospitals to report inpatient procedures? 
    • A. 

      Volume 1

    • B. 

      Volume 2

    • C. 

      Volume 3

  • 25. 
     What organization, in conjunction with the National Center for Health Statistics, is responsible for maintenance of the diagnosis classifications of the ICD-9-CM, Volume 3?
    • A. 

      Department of Health, Education, and Welfare

    • B. 

      Department of Health and Human Services

    • C. 

      U.S. Food and Drug Administration

  • 26. 
    What is defined as transforming written descriptions into numerical designations? 
    • A. 

      Grouping

    • B. 

      Coding

    • C. 

      Modifying

  • 27. 
    524.01 is a... 
    • A. 

      Category

    • B. 

      Subcategory

    • C. 

      Subclassification

  • 28. 
     723.0 is a...
    • A. 

      Category

    • B. 

      Subcategory

    • C. 

      Subclassification

  • 29. 
    777.1 is a... 
    • A. 

      Category

    • B. 

      Subcategory

    • C. 

      Subclassification

  • 30. 
    436 is a... 
    • A. 

      Category

    • B. 

      Subcategory

    • C. 

      Subclassification

  • 31. 
    727.66 is a... 
    • A. 

      Category

    • B. 

      Subcategory

    • C. 

      Subclassification

  • 32. 
    51.10 
    • A. 

      Diagnosis code

    • B. 

      Procedure code

  • 33. 
     486
    • A. 

      Diagnosis code

    • B. 

      Procedure code

  • 34. 
     250.00
    • A. 

      Diagnosis code

    • B. 

      Procedure code

  • 35. 
    59.19 
    • A. 

      Diagnosis code

    • B. 

      Procedure code