MIT Medical's Coding Corner Quiz

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To refresh everyone’s memory about the upcoming code changes — and as a fun way for you to test how much you’ve already learned — we are holding a contest. The link below will send you to a 10-question quiz. Take the quiz and see how well you do. The top four scores at Medical will earn a $25 Amazon. Com gift card. If there is a tie, we’ll draw a random winner from among the top scorers.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Patient with tobacco use has acute gingivitis, non-plaque induced.
    • A. 

      K05.11, Z87.891 - Chronic gingivitis, non-plaque induced and Personal history of nicotine dependence

    • B. 

      K05.01, Z87.891- Acute gingivitis, non-plaque induced and Personal history of nicotine dependence

    • C. 

      K05.11, Z72.0 - Chronic gingivitis, non-plaque induced and Tobacco use

    • D. 

      K05.01, Z72.0 - Acute gingivitis, non-plaque induced and Tobacco use

  • 2. 
    Patient with alcohol abuse complains of GERD
    • A. 

      F10.10, K21.9 - Alcohol abuse, uncomplicated and Gastro-esophageal reflux disease without esophagitis

    • B. 

      K21.0, F10.10 - Gastro-esophageal reflux disease with esophagitis and Alcohol abuse, uncomplicated

    • C. 

      K21.9. F10.10 – Gastro-esophageal reflux disease w/o esophagitis and alcohol abuse uncomplicated

    • D. 

      K20.9, F10.10 – Esophagitis unspecified and alcohol abuse uncomplicated

  • 3. 
    A mother brings her 1-year-old daughter in to see the pediatrician.  She has had a persistent rash on her legs, neck, and arms.  Recently, the rash has progressed into painful, raised bumps.  She is diagnosed with infantile atopic dermatitis and started on a corticosteroid ointment.
    • A. 

      R21 – Rash and other non-specific skin eruption

    • B. 

      L20.83 – Infantile (acute/chronic) eczema

    • C. 

      L20.83, R21 – Infantile (acute /chronic)eczema with rash and other non-specific skin eruption

    • D. 

      L20.9 – Atopic dermatitis unspecified

  • 4. 
    A 7 year old is brought in to be seen for a red rash on his entire back, followed by diffuse epidermal exfoliation.  Blood tests confirm Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome (SSSS).
    • A. 

      L00, R21, L49.0 – Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome (Ritter’s Disease), rash & other non-specific skin eruption and exfoliation due to erythematous condition involving less than 10 percent of body surface

    • B. 

      L00, L49.1 – Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome and exfoliation due to erythematous condition involving 10-19 percent of body surface

    • C. 

      R21, L49.1 – Rash and other non-specific skin eruption with exfoliation due to erythematous condition involving 10-19 percent of body surface

    • D. 

      L49.1, L00 - Exfoliation due to erythematous condition involving 10-19 percent of body surface with staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome

  • 5. 
    A 79-year-old man presents with osteoporosis with a new pathological fracture of the right femur.
    • A. 

      M81.0, M84.451A – Age related osteoporosis without current pathological fracture and pathological fracture, right femur, initial encounter for fracture

    • B. 

      M80.051A, M84.451A – Age-related osteoporosis with current pathological fracture, right femur, initial encounter for fracture and pathological fracture, right femur, initial encounter for fracture

    • C. 

      M80.051A – Age-related osteoporosis with current pathological fracture, right femur, initial encounter for fracture

    • D. 

      M80.052A – Age related osteoporosis with current pathological fracture, left femur, initial encounter for fracture

  • 6. 
    A patient with AIDS is seen by her physician for severe dehydration.  The final diagnosis by the physician is Salmonella with dehydration.
    • A. 

      A02.8, B20 – other specified salmonella infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV ) disease

    • B. 

      A02.9, B20 – salmonella infection unspecified with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease

    • C. 

      A02.9, Z21 – salmonella infection unspecified with asymptomatic HIV – HIV positive NOS

    • D. 

      A02.8, Z21 – other specified salmonella infection with asymptomatic HIV – HIV positive NOS

  • 7. 
    Tim is diagnosed today with viral gastroenteritis.
    • A. 

      K52.9 – non-infective gastroenteritis and colitis unspecified

    • B. 

      A08.4 – viral intestinal infection unspecified

    • C. 

      A08.39 – other viral enteritis

    • D. 

      K52.89 – other specified non-infective gastroenteritis and colitis

  • 8. 
    Sepsis due to puncture wound of the lower back and pelvis without a foreign body, initial encounter.
    • A. 

      R65.10, S31.030A, A41.9 – systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) of non-infectious origin without acute organ dysfunction w/ puncture wound without foreign body of lower back and pelvis without penetration into retro peritoneum initial encounter and sepsis unspecified organism

    • B. 

      S31.030A, A41.9 - puncture wound without foreign body of lower back and pelvis without penetration into retro-peritoneum initial encounter and sepsis, unspecified organism

    • C. 

      S31.060A, R65.20 - puncture wound without foreign body of lower back and pelvis without penetration into retro-peritoneum initial encounter with severe sepsis without septic shock

    • D. 

      S31.030A, R65.21 - puncture wound without foreign body of lower back and pelvis without penetration into retro-peritoneum initial encounter with severe sepsis with septic shock

  • 9. 
    Tina was treated at her doctor’s office for warts on her hands.
    • A. 

      B07.9 – viral warts unspecified

    • B. 

      B07.8 – other viral warts

    • C. 

      B07.0 – plantar wart

    • D. 

      L82.1 – other seborrheic keratosis

  • 10. 
    Personal history of liver cancer.
    • A. 

      C22.9 – malignant neoplasm of liver not specified as primary or secondary

    • B. 

      Z80.0 – family history of malignant neoplasm of digestive organs

    • C. 

      D01.5 – carcinoma in situ of liver, gallbladder and bile ducts

    • D. 

      D01.5 – carcinoma in situ of liver, gallbladder and bile ducts

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