Common Proficiency Test (CPT) Quiz 1

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  • 1. 
    The words that follow a code number in the cpt manual are called? 
    • A. 

      Procedure/service descriptor

    • B. 

      Format descriptor

    • C. 

      Identified descriptor

    • D. 

      Listing order

  • 2. 
     A code that has all of the words that describe the code that follows is what type of code?
    • A. 

      Complete

    • B. 

      Isolated

    • C. 

      Developed

    • D. 

      Stand alone

  • 3. 
    Procedures that are experimental, newly developed, or seldom used are reported with what type of code? 
    • A. 

      Technical

    • B. 

      Modified

    • C. 

      Unlisted/category III

    • D. 

      Variable

  • 4. 
    Who requires a special report with the use of unlisted codes? 
    • A. 

      Third party payers

    • B. 

      CPT manual

    • C. 

      National Center for Health Care

    • D. 

      AMA

  • 5. 
    Which of the following represents three of the six elements that a special report must contain? 
    • A. 

      Condition, service, description

    • B. 

      Nature, extent, need

    • C. 

      Anatomic site, service, extent

    • D. 

      Service, extent, procedure

  • 6. 
    The universal health insurance form for submission of out patient services is the  
    • A. 

      HCFA1500

    • B. 

      UB04

    • C. 

      CMS1500

    • D. 

      CMS1400

  • 7. 
    What is the function of an add-on code 
    • A. 

      Identifies those services that are provided with a major service

    • B. 

      Indicates additional body surface measurements

    • C. 

      Identifies a code that is never used alone

    • D. 

      Serves as a primary code under certain conditions

  • 8. 
    The rules that govern coding in various health care settings are 
    • A. 

      Variable

    • B. 

      Static

    • C. 

      Unchanging

    • D. 

      Nationally established