CCO Medical Coding Showdown

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Welcome to our first medical coding competion. In this quiz 10 people from the east and 10 people from the west. Will have a showdown. Both teams will answer 10 questions individually. The points will be tallied up and the team with the most pints will win a 50 dollar gift voucher for all 10 team members which can be used on all CCO product.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The correct code for removing 2 lobes of the left lung is 32440
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A 63 year old male patient undergoes the removal of an intervertebral L2 disc to treat a protrusion of the central part of the vertebral disk. Correct CPT code(s) would be 22224.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A 45 year old female has a narrowing of the tricuspid valve caused by rheumatic fever as a child. Her heart valve was repaired. Correct CPT and ICD-9-CM code(s) would be 33463, 397.0, 391.1.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The pathologist receives a container labeled "cecal ascending polyp". She writes in her report that three fragments of tan tissue measuring 0.2 to 0.5 cm diameter were received. She performs a microscopic examination and gives documentation of hyperplasia of the glandular and surface epithelium with serrated architectures present. Diagnosis: cecum and ascending colon biopsies, mucosal (three): Hyperplasic polyps (three). Correct CPT and ICD-9-CM code(s) for the pathologist would be 88305, 211.3.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A patient undergoes an endoscopic APS with antrostomy and removal of antral mucosal disease. Correct CPT code(s) would be 31255, 31267.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The term medulla may refer to
    • A. 

      Bone marrow

    • B. 

      Myelin sheath

    • C. 

      Inner part of the adrenals

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Susan, on a beach with friends, lost her balance and fell into a flaming hibachi. Susan sustained multiple burns. Arriving at the ER, the ER doctor treated her for 1st and 2nd degree burns on her face, and 2nd and third degree burns on her forearms and elbows. The doctor recorded the total body surface involved was 14%; 9% had 3rd degree burns. What are the ICD-9-CM codes?
    • A. 

      943.31, 943.32, 943.21, 943.22, 941.20, 941.10, 948.10, E897

    • B. 

      943.39, 941.20, 948.10, E899

    • C. 

      943.39, 941.20, 948.10, E897

    • D. 

      946.3, 948.10, E897

  • 8. 
    Tom arrives for an office visit with Dr. Brown, his primary care physician for many years, for a simple suprapubic catheter change. He complains to his doctor about a feeling of weakness or pressure in the groin and achiness in that area. His doctor performs the catheter change w/o imaging guidance and also does a problem focused history and exam with straight forward MDM. The diagnosis is inguinal hernia for left side. What are the CPT code(s) for this visit?
    • A. 

      51705, 99212-25

    • B. 

      51705, 99212-24

    • C. 

      51705, 75984, 49505, 99212-25

    • D. 

      51705, 49505-LT, 99212

  • 9. 
    An 80 year old with end stage renal disease has a nurse come in to her assisted living apartment on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays to perform peritoneal dialysis. Each dialysis session lasts 3 hours. The nurse helps her with laundry and personal care on Tuesday, and with meals and personal care on Thursdays. What is the charge for a month of services when the month starts on a Wednesday and has 31 days?
    • A. 

      99601 X13, 99602 X13, 99509 X10

    • B. 

      99512 X13, 99509 X9

    • C. 

      90966, 99509 X9

    • D. 

      99601 X13, 99602 X13, 99509 X9

  • 10. 
    .A patient with atherosclerotic heart disease with depressed LV function undergoes a CABG with 2 coronary arterial grafts using 2 venous grafts. Code both the CPT and ICD-9-CM codes.
    • A. 

      33534, 414.00

    • B. 

      33534, 33518, 414.00

    • C. 

      33534, 33518, 414.00, 429.9

    • D. 

      33534, 33518, 414.01, 429.9

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