International Statistical Classification Of Diseases ICD-10

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International Statistical Classification Of Diseases ICD-10 - Quiz

Take this fun, quick quiz that tests basic knowledge of ICD-10.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The first digit of an ICD-10 CM diagnosis code is:

    • A.

      Always numeric

    • B.

      Always a letter

    • C.

      Either a number or a letter

    Correct Answer
    B. Always a letter
    Explanation
    ICD-10 CM diagnosis codes are from 3-7 digits in length and the first digit is always a letter.

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  • 2. 

    The United States will be the first country to adopt ICD-10.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Actually, the US is the *last* industrialized nation to move to ICD-10.

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  • 3. 

    What is the designated placeholder character for ICD-10-CM?

    • A.

      There is no placeholder character in ICD-10-CM

    • B.

      Z

    • C.

      X

    Correct Answer
    C. X
    Explanation
    In ICD-10-CM, some codes must be comprised of 7 digits, however in certain cases, there may not be a value specified for the 5th and/or 6th digit. In those cases, the placeholder 'x' must be placed in those positions in order for the code to be valid.

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  • 4. 

    How many characters comprise an ICD-10 PCS procedure code?

    • A.

      3-7

    • B.

      Up to 5

    • C.

      7

    Correct Answer
    C. 7
    Explanation
    ICD-10 PCS codes are always 7 digits long. Those digits may be a number or a letter.

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  • 5. 

    ICD-10 PCS procedure codes will replace CPT codes for outpatient procedures effective October 1, 2013.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Physicians' offices and outpatient facilities will continue to utilize Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes; they will not be required to use ICD-10-PCS codes.

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