ICD 10 Quiz

25 Questions
ICD 10 Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the "ICD" in ICD 10 Coding stand for?
    • A. 

      Internal Calling Description

    • B. 

      International Classification of Disease

    • C. 

      Internet Checked Diagnosis

    • D. 

      International Career Development

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not a new piece of information provided by ICD-10?
    • A. 

      Location on the body

    • B. 

      Related conditions

    • C. 

      Causes

    • D. 

      All are new

  • 3. 
    True or False: An ICD-9 code can only have a maximum of 10 corresponding ICD-10 codes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    When is the ICD-10 compliance deadline?
    • A. 

      Dates of Service on or after October 01, 2015

    • B. 

      Dates of Service on or after November 15, 2015

    • C. 

      Dates of Service on or after January 01, 2016

  • 5. 
    Claims that include an ICD-10 code can be processed prior to the compliance date.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    ICD-10 is for use in all U.S. health care settings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Diagnosis coding under ICD-10 uses 3-7 digits. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    There are approximately 14,000 available codes for ICD-9; how many codes are available for ICD-10?
    • A. 

      Approximately 20,000

    • B. 

      Approximately 50,000

    • C. 

      Approximately 70,000

  • 9. 
    Why is ICD-9 being replaced?
    • A. 

      The ICD-9 code set is over 30 years old and has become outdated

    • B. 

      The ICD-9 code set does not reflect advances in medical technology and knowledge

    • C. 

      The ICD-9 format limits the ability to expand the code set and add new codes

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    ICD-10 will allow for a higher level of specificity for diagnosis codes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    All of the NHIC, Corp. DME MAC Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs) and Policy Articles (PAs) that currently contain ICD-9 codes have been updated with ICD-10 codes in preparation for the compliance date.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    All existing CMNs need to be revised with ICD-10 codes for claims submitted on or after October 01, 2015.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Claims with dates of service on or after October 01, 2015 that are submitted with ICD-9 Codes and are rejected, must be:
    • A. 

      Resubmitted with the correct ICD-10 code

    • B. 

      Reopened

    • C. 

      Appealed

  • 14. 
    What part of the ICD-10 Code is the question mark (?) sitting in?
    • A. 

      Category

    • B. 

      Subcategory

    • C. 

      Extender

    • D. 

      Specificity (Location and Laterality)

  • 15. 
    What part of the ICD-10 Code is the question mark (?) sitting in ?
    • A. 

      Subcategory

    • B. 

      Extender

    • C. 

      Specificity

    • D. 

      Category

  • 16. 
    V procedure codes will still exist in ICD-10, only the V will be replaced by a Z.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    What part of the ICD-10 Code is the question mark (?) sitting in?
    • A. 

      Extender

    • B. 

      Specificity

    • C. 

      Subcategory

    • D. 

      Category

  • 18. 
    The ICD-9 code for Tracheostomy initial opening is V44.0, under the new coding system of ICD-10 the code will now be Z93.0 Tracheostomy Status.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    ICD-9 Codes have a maximum of 5 characters. What is the maximum number of characters for ICD-10 codes?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      9

  • 20. 
    When you see an "X" in an ICD-10 Code, it is being used as a placeholder for that digit and will be used for future code expansion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The United States is one of the first countries to adopt ICD-10 coding.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The Extender:
    • A. 

      Can only be a letter

    • B. 

      Can only be a number

    • C. 

      Can be a letter or a number

  • 23. 
    You can not have more than one (1) placeholder in a single diagnosis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The first character in any ICD-10 code must be a letter. If it does not start with a letter the diagnosis code is WRONG.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    What part of the ICD-10 code is the question mark (?) sitting in?
    • A. 

      Subcategory

    • B. 

      Specificity

    • C. 

      Category

    • D. 

      Extender