Medical Coding Quiz 1 Prefixes/Suffixes

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Medical Coding Quiz 1 Prefixes/Suffixes

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Cyto means
    • A. 

      Fat

    • B. 

      Smooth

    • C. 

      Blue

    • D. 

      Cell

  • 2. 
    Myo refers to your
    • A. 

      Brain

    • B. 

      Myoptic nerve

    • C. 

      Feet

    • D. 

      Muscle

  • 3. 
    Neuro means
    • A. 

      Nerve

    • B. 

      New

    • C. 

      Digestive system

    • D. 

      Endocrine system

  • 4. 
    Kary means
    • A. 

      Illness

    • B. 

      Cell

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Digestive system

  • 5. 
    Leuk means 
    • A. 

      White

    • B. 

      Black

    • C. 

      Sickle shaped

    • D. 

      Heart shaped

  • 6. 
    Erythro means
    • A. 

      Membrane

    • B. 

      Heart shaped

    • C. 

      Brown

    • D. 

      Red

  • 7. 
    Histo means
    • A. 

      White

    • B. 

      Yellow

    • C. 

      Tissue

    • D. 

      Film

  • 8. 
    Melano means
    • A. 

      White

    • B. 

      Black

    • C. 

      Cancer

    • D. 

      Heart shaped

  • 9. 
    Patho means
    • A. 

      Disease

    • B. 

      Red

    • C. 

      Purple

    • D. 

      Malignant

  • 10. 
    Somato means
    • A. 

      Body

    • B. 

      Tissue

    • C. 

      Yellow

    • D. 

      Nerve

  • 11. 
    The ______ is composed of 5 vertebrae fused together to form a single bone structure
    • A. 

      Sacrum

    • B. 

      Cerebellum

    • C. 

      Raduis

    • D. 

      Ulna

  • 12. 
    John was in an accident and his ileum was crushed.  This is his _____
    • A. 

      Pelvic bone

    • B. 

      Forearm bone

    • C. 

      Foot bone

    • D. 

      Upper leg (thigh) bone

  • 13. 
    The _____ bone is the primary bone of the lower leg and bears most of the weight.
    • A. 

      Femur

    • B. 

      Fibula

    • C. 

      Pelvis

    • D. 

      Tibia

  • 14. 
    Palmer metacarpal ligaments, metacarpal bones, and deep transverse metacarpals can be found in the ______
    • A. 

      Skull

    • B. 

      Foot

    • C. 

      Rib cage

    • D. 

      Hand

  • 15. 
    The _____  is a large vein that returns blood from the head, neck and upper limbs to the right atrium of the heart
    • A. 

      Superior vena cava

    • B. 

      Inferior vena cava

    • C. 

      Basilic vein

    • D. 

      Femur

  • 16. 
    The order of procudures on the HCFA 1500 can affect:
    • A. 

      Reimbursement

    • B. 

      Length of time for reimbursement

    • C. 

      Nothing, order does not matter

    • D. 

      If you are auditid by the OIG

  • 17. 
    An EOB is ______
    • A. 

      An explanation of benefits

    • B. 

      End of balance

    • C. 

      Examination of benefits

    • D. 

      End of beginning

  • 18. 
    When a physician accepts "assignment" for a Medicare patient, the physician 
    • A. 

      Agrees to have Medicare pay him directly

    • B. 

      Agrees to collect payments from the patient

    • C. 

      Must charge 50% of his customary fee

    • D. 

      Must collect all copays upfront

  • 19. 
    Which service is not covered by part B Medicare
    • A. 

      Outpatient services

    • B. 

      Doctor services

    • C. 

      Home health care

    • D. 

      Inpatient hospital care

  • 20. 
    Tricare/Champus provides benefits for 
    • A. 

      All government employees

    • B. 

      Military service members

    • C. 

      Medicaid enrollees

    • D. 

      Aetna enrollees