Medical Insurance Billing Trivia Questions

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

      Four

    • B. 

      Five

    • C. 

      Seven

    • D. 

      Six

  • 2. 
    How many Category Codes are found in the CPT manual?
    • 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. 
    What symbol in the CPT manual indicates the beginning and ending of a text change?
    • 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