HIT Review Quiz 2

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HIT Review Quiz 2

HIT Review Quiz 2


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  • 1. 
    A systematic lusting of names used in any science or art is a
    • A. 

      Classification

    • B. 

      Nomenclature

    • C. 

      Dictionary

    • D. 

      Glossary

  • 2. 
    The instructional term See in Volume 2/Alphabetic Indix of ICD-9-CM
    • A. 

      Identifies codes used when information is needed to code to a more specific catefory

    • B. 

      Directs the coder to a more specific term under which the correct code can be found

    • C. 

      Indicates further information is available that may provide an additional diagnosis code

    • D. 

      Defines ters, clarifies information, or lists choices for additional digits (i.e., fifth digits)

  • 3. 
    NOS is an abbreviation that
    • A. 

      Provides instruction that a condition is to be coded elsewhere and is associated with the excludes notes found in the first volume of the ICD-9-CM

    • B. 

      Identified codes and terms to be used only when information necessary to code the diagnosis to a more specific category is not found in ICD-9-CM

    • C. 

      Indicates that the ICD-9-CM code is unspecified and, if possible, the coder should seek additional information so that a more precise code can be assigned

    • D. 

      Appears under three-digit category codes to further define or give an example of the contents of the category in Volume 1 of the ICD-9-CM manual

  • 4. 
    In Volume 2/Alphabetic Index, the primary arrangement of main terms is by
    • A. 

      Condition

    • B. 

      Site

    • C. 

      Morphology

    • D. 

      Body system

  • 5. 
    With a differential diagnosis on a discharged inpatient chart (e.g., acute pancreatitis vs. acute cholecystitis; depressive reaction or hypothyroidism), which should be coded?
    • A. 

      Both biagnoses

    • B. 

      Neither diagnosis

    • C. 

      The principal diagnosis

    • D. 

      The primary diagnosis

  • 6. 
    The CPT coding manual is published annually by the
    • A. 

      American Hospital Association

    • B. 

      American Medical Association

    • C. 

      Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

    • D. 

      American College of Surgeons

  • 7. 
    A partial mastectomy is assigned CPT-4 code 19160. The procedure was performed bilaterally; the modifier for bilateral procedures is -50. The appropriate way to report the procedure for physician reimbursement is
    • A. 

      19160, 19160-50

    • B. 

      19160, 09950

    • C. 

      19160-99, 19160-50

    • D. 

      19160-09950

  • 8. 
    CPT uses a semicolon to save space and make it easier for the coders to select the most appropriate code without reading redundant material. Choose the appropriate interpretation of the code number 31365 from the following codes and descriptions:     31360 Laryngectomy; total, without radical neck dissection     31365 total, with radical neck dissection     31367 subtotal supraglottic, without radical neck dissection
    • A. 

      Total layngectomy without radical neck dissection

    • B. 

      Total laryngectomy with/without radical neck dissection

    • C. 

      Total radical neck dissection with laryngectomy

    • D. 

      Total laryngectomy with radical neck dissection

  • 9. 
    When an asterisk appears to the right of the code number, it indicates that the package concept does not apply. The coder would assign a code for preoperative services and for the precedure performed. One of the specific rules addressing the use of asterisks in the Surgery Section states, "When the starred procedure is carried out at the time of an initial visit (new patient) and his provedure constitutes the major service at that visit, procedure number 99025 is listed in lieu of the usual initial visit as an additional service."CASE EXAMPLE:A new patient is seen in the office for incision and drainage of a simple hematoma. The coder identifies the following potential codes to be assigned: 10140* Incision and Drainage of hematoma; simple.99025 Initial visit when starred surgical procedure constitutes major service at that visit, new patient. Which combination would be coded for the aboce case example?
    • A. 

      10140

    • B. 

      99025

    • C. 

      10140, 99025

    • D. 

      99203

    • E. 

      10140, 99025, 99203

  • 10. 
    When dealing with services rendered to treat complications associated with procedures, remember that
    • A. 

      Such treatment is included in the original code number assigned

    • B. 

      The patient is not treated for complications; thus no code is assigned

    • C. 

      A code is assigned to each service rendered to treat the complication

    • D. 

      The patient is referred to a specialist for treatment of the complication

  • 11. 
    The alphabetical index to E codes is contained in
    • A. 

      ICD-9-CM, Volume 1

    • B. 

      ICD-9-CM, Volume 2

    • C. 

      ICD-9-CM, Volume 3

    • D. 

      A separate E code volume

  • 12. 
    "Use additional code if desired" is interpreted to mean that
    • A. 

      The coder assigns additional ICD-9-CM diagnosis codes at his or her discretion

    • B. 

      The attending physician should be consulted before assigning the additional codes

    • C. 

      Policies should be developed as to whether or not to assign the additional codes

    • D. 

      The coder must add further information by using an additional code assignment

  • 13. 
    NEC is an abbreviation that
    • A. 

      Communicates to the coder that a condition is to be coded elsewhere; this abbreviation is associated with includes notes found in Volume 1

    • B. 

      Identifies codes and terms to be used only when information necessary to code the diagnosis to a more specific category is not found in ICD-9-CM

    • C. 

      Indicates that the ICD-9-CM code is unspecified and, if possible, the coder should seek additional information so that a more precise code can be assigned

    • D. 

      Appears under three-digit category codes to further define or give an example of the contents of the category in Volume 1 of the ICD-9-CM manual

  • 14. 
    Which of the following disease names is an eponym?
    • A. 

      Holmes' syndrome

    • B. 

      AIDS

    • C. 

      Miscarriage

    • D. 

      Carcinoma

  • 15. 
    The discharged inpatient diagnostic statement, "rule out diabetes mellitus," should be
    • A. 

      Coded as a suspected conition

    • B. 

      Not coded for this patient case

    • C. 

      Coded if the condition has been ruled out

    • D. 

      Coded using a V code from ICD-9-CM

  • 16. 
    CPT distinguishes between benign and malignant lesions regarding
    • A. 

      Excision

    • B. 

      Repair

    • C. 

      Grafting

    • D. 

      Injection

  • 17. 
    Which explain(s) the contents of subsections in CPT-4
    • A. 

      Notes

    • B. 

      Introduction

    • C. 

      Guidelines

    • D. 

      Instructions

  • 18. 
    Descriptions in the CPT-4 index are arranged according to
    • A. 

      The specific section of the CPT-4 coding manual

    • B. 

      The anatomy of the human body, from head to toe

    • C. 

      The physician's specialty (e.g., pathology, surgery, etc.)

    • D. 

      The procedure, anatomic site, eponyms, and other indicators

  • 19. 
    If the coder submitted the code 93010 (Electrocardiogram; interpretation and report only) for reimbursement purposes, it would mean that the physician
    • A. 

      Performed the eletrocardiogram, interpreted it, and dictated a report

    • B. 

      Performed an electrocardiogram tracing, interpreted it, and dictated a report

    • C. 

      Interpreted and prepared (documented) the patient's electrocardiogram report

    • D. 

      Performed, interpreted, and prepared a report on the patient's electrocardiogram

  • 20. 
    The triangle used in CPT means that
    • A. 

      A second code number is to be assigned

    • B. 

      There is a revised CPT code description

    • C. 

      There is a new code in this edition of CPT

    • D. 

      Special rules apply to these CPT codes

  • 21. 
    HCPCS was developed by
    • A. 

      CMS

    • B. 

      CPT-4

    • C. 

      HHS

    • D. 

      WHO

  • 22. 
    Parentheses
    • A. 

      Are used after an incomplete term that needs one or more of the midifiers that follow to make it assignable to a given category within the ICD-9-CM coding manual

    • B. 

      Enclose a series of terms, wach of which is modified by the statement appearing at the right of the punctuatino mark(s) in Volume 2 of the ICD-9-CM coding manual

    • C. 

      Contain supplementary words that may be present or absent in the statement of a disease or procedure, without affecting the code number to which it is assigned

    • D. 

      Are nonessential modifiers that follow the main term to clarify the diagnoses and must be present in the diagnostic statement in order for the coder to assign the code

  • 23. 
    The term and in a title should be interpreted as
    • A. 

      Including

    • B. 

      And/or

    • C. 

      Also

    • D. 

      With

  • 24. 
    In the diagnosis "acute and chronic bronchitis," which would be coded?
    • A. 

      Acute bronchitis only

    • B. 

      Chronic bronchitis only

    • C. 

      The condition that occurred first

    • D. 

      Both acute and chronic bronchitis

  • 25. 
    In 2003, CPT code 86681 was deleted from the code book and the coder is instructed to report code 86255, 86256 instead. If the coder uses last year's edition of the code book and submits code 86681, which of the following will occur?
    • A. 

      The documentation in the patient's record will be in error

    • B. 

      The fiscal intermediary will change the code assignment

    • C. 

      The insurance company will require a special report

    • D. 

      The provider will not be eligible for precalculated payment rates

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