Section II - Quiz

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Section II - Quiz

SUBMISSION OF ACCURATE CLAIMS TO FEDERAL HEALTH CARE PROGRAMS


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1.The differences between Holter monitoring and event monitoring include which of the following?
    • A. 

      Holter monitoring involves continuous recording of the heart’s ECG activity, while event monitoring is usually activated by the patient when cardiac symptoms occur

    • B. 

      Event monitoring can be performed for up to 30 days, but Holter monitoring usually lasts no more than 48 hours

    • C. 

      Holter monitoring data is sent to C.M.S. on a “flash card” or over secure software, but data from an event recorder can be transmitted over the telephone

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    A valid order for Holter monitoring or event monitoring must be signed by a physician, a physician assistant, or a nurse practitioner 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The acronyms “CPT,” used to describe the service being performed, and “ICD,” used to describe the supporting medical diagnosis, stand for:
    • A. 

      Common Procedural Terms and Internal Classes of Disease

    • B. 

      Current Procedure Types and International Clinical Developments

    • C. 

      Clinical Physician Terms and Internal Clinical Diodes

    • D. 

      Current Procedural Terminology and International Classification of Diseases

  • 4. 
    Under which of the following circumstances may C.M.S. submit a claim for Holter monitoring to a federal health care program?
    • A. 

      The service is supported by a nurse practitioner’s written order listing a supporting diagnosis of cardiac arrhythmia

    • B. 

      The service is supported by a verbal physician’s order to rule out cardiac arrhythmia

    • C. 

      The service is provided as part of a routine preventative examination for a non-Medicare patient

    • D. 

      The service is ordered by a physician for 72 hours without explanation

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not a benefit of submitting claims electronically to federal health care programs?
    • A. 

      Claims settle up to 50% faster than paper claims

    • B. 

      Claims get paid with a 5% bonus

    • C. 

      Claims may be submitted 24 hours a day and 7 days a week

    • D. 

      Claims may be more efficiently controlled

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