Medical Coding Quiz: MCQ Trivia!

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Medical Coding Quiz: MCQ Trivia!

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  • 1. 
    _________ indicates a condition that is not assigned to the code; excludes 
  • 2. 
    Volume 2 is about these two things?
  • 3. 
    Used in volume 1 when neither diagnostic statement or health records provide information, "not otherwise specified".....
    • A. 

      NoNE

    • B. 

      NEC

    • C. 

      NOS

    • D. 

      Both

  • 4. 
    There are 3 volumes in the ICD-9, what classifies each volume?
    • A. 

      Volume 1- tabular, volume 2- aphabetic, volume 3- procedure

    • B. 

      Volume 1- aphabetic, volume 2- tabular, volume 3- procedure

    • C. 

      Volume 1- procedure, volume 2- aphabetic, volume 3- tabular

    • D. 

      None

  • 5. 
    The tabular volume or volume 3 consists of what?
    • A. 

      C codes and V codes

    • B. 

      V codes and E codes

    • C. 

      NOC, NES

    • D. 

      Nonmenclatures

  • 6. 
    Which volume is the classification of operations and procedures?
    • A. 

      Tabular-Volume 1

    • B. 

      Aphbetoc-Voume 2

    • C. 

      Procedure-Volume 3

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Provides information regarding 5th digits that must be used...
    • A. 

      NONE

    • B. 

      Principal diagnoses

    • C. 

      Nomenclature

    • D. 

      General notes box

  • 8. 
    _________ procedure is performed for definitive treatment and is most related to principal diagnoses.
  • 9. 
    Used in volume 2 to indicate that there is no separate code for the condition, "not elsewhere classified"......
    • A. 

      NEC

    • B. 

      NOC

    • C. 

      NOS

    • D. 

      NCC

  • 10. 
    Which cooperating party is responsible for the disease portion?
    • A. 

      AHIMA

    • B. 

      NCHS

    • C. 

      AMA

    • D. 

      CMS

  • 11. 
    Condition established "after study" that is responsible for admission to the hospital?
    • A. 

      Prinicipal procedure

    • B. 

      Prinicipal diagnoses

    • C. 

      Comorbidity

    • D. 

      Condition

  • 12. 
    What is ICD-9-CM?
    • A. 

      International Classification of Disorders, 9th revision, Clinical Modification

    • B. 

      International Clinical of Disorders, 9th revision, Classification Modification

    • C. 

      None

    • D. 

      International Classification of Disease, 9th revision, Clinical Modification

  • 13. 
    Which cooperating party is resonsible for the procedure portion?
    • A. 

      CMS

    • B. 

      AHIMA

    • C. 

      AMA

    • D. 

      NCHS

  • 14. 
    Who published the Coding Clinic?
    • A. 

      Central Office of AHA

    • B. 

      AHIMA

    • C. 

      AHA

    • D. 

      None

  • 15. 
    Punctation marks that enclose supplementary words or explanatory information are?
    • A. 

      Synonyms

    • B. 

      Nonessential modifiers

    • C. 

      Relationship terms

    • D. 

      None

  • 16. 
    Are placed at the beginning of a chapter or section; Ex- synonyms similar to the same code.
    • A. 

      Inclusion notes

    • B. 

      Exclusion notes

    • C. 

      NEC

    • D. 

      None

  • 17. 
    In the cross-reference notes, this is mandatory and is used to refer to an alternative term?
    • A. 

      BOth

    • B. 

      With

    • C. 

      See

    • D. 

      None

  • 18. 
    This punctuation mark indicates one modifier must be present in order to apply statement  and used in both inclusion and exclusion notes.
  • 19. 
    This is called name calling
    • A. 

      Conditon

    • B. 

      Complication

    • C. 

      Diagnoses

    • D. 

      Nomenclature

  • 20. 
    SNOMED was designed by
    • A. 

      AMIHA

    • B. 

      Lou Gehrig

    • C. 

      Lou Banks

    • D. 

      None

  • 21. 
    Condition pertained after the beginning of a hospital observation and treatment?
    • A. 

      Comorbidity

    • B. 

      Complications

    • C. 

      Diagnosis

    • D. 

      Procedure

  • 22. 
    Preexisting conditoins are called
    • A. 

      Disease

    • B. 

      Complication

    • C. 

      Comorbidites

    • D. 

      Diagnoses

  • 23. 
    These enclose synonyms, alternative wordings and abbreviations.
    • A. 

      Brackets

    • B. 

      Period

    • C. 

      Parenthesis

    • D. 

      Colon

  • 24. 
    Codes are revised every _____ of each year and new codes are published every _____ and ___
  • 25. 
    Approved by the NUBC for inpatient reporting codes for claims involving inpatient admission to other facilities?
    • A. 

      NOS

    • B. 

      COA

    • C. 

      NEC

    • D. 

      POA

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