Medical Insurance Billing Quiz Questions

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People take medical insurance for different reasons and this is mainly to offset the bills they get charged with for some procedures that they cannot afford to pay on demand. When a patients’ bill is to be prepared to be taken for insurance claims a report on the surgical, diagnostic procedures should be prepared. Take this quiz on medical insurance bills and see how knowledgeable you are.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many digits are there in a basic CPT code?
    • A. 

      Four

    • B. 

      Five

    • C. 

      Seven

    • D. 

      Six

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Which CPT manual appendix contains a complete list of all modifier -51 exempt codes?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    These contain information that you will need to know in order to correctly code in the section
    • A. 

      Guidelines

    • B. 

      Notes

    • C. 

      Appendices

    • D. 

      Glossary

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      This symbol

    • B. 

      This symbol

    • C. 

      This symbol

    • D. 

      This symbol

  • 6. 
    How many sections are there in a CPT manual?
    • A. 

      19

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      32

    • D. 

      6

  • 7. 
    Modifier -26 indicates the_____________________________?
    • A. 

      Services is significant and separately identifiable

    • B. 

      Unusual nature of the service or procedure

    • C. 

      Technical component

    • D. 

      Professional component

  • 8. 
    CPT codes, descriptions and two digit modifiers are developed, owned and copyrighted by the ___________________________
    • A. 

      American Medical Association (AMA)

    • B. 

      Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

    • C. 

      Blue Cross and Blue Shield Organization

    • D. 

      World Health Organization (WHO)

  • 9. 
    The modifier for a repeat procedure by the same physician is_________________
    • A. 

      -79

    • B. 

      -78

    • C. 

      -77

    • D. 

      -76

  • 10. 
    How many ICD-9 Volumes are there?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      6