The National Centers for Heath Statistics is responsible for updating the diagnosis classification of ICD-9-CM.
Volume 3 of ICD-9-CM is not part of the international version of ICD-9 and is used only in the United States.
V Codes and E codes are referred to as supplementary classifications in ICD-9-CM.
The third volume of ICD-9-CM contains the tabular and alphabetic losts of diseases.
ICD-10 is used in the United States for mornidity reporting
The international classification of diseases for oncology third edition is a system used for classifying incidenses of benign disease.
CPT is a comprehensive descriptive listing of terms and codes for reporting diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and medical services
HCPCS codes are made up of CPT and Level II (national) codes
The APA developed the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders as a tool for standardizing the diagnostic process for patients with psychiatric disorders.
AHIMA has developed Standrards of Ethical Coding.
An encoder is a tool that aids coders in assigning diagnostic and procedure codes.
I need to confirm the patient's principal diagnosis for the chart U am coding. How should I do this?
Call attending physician
Review documents such as the discharge summary
Have attending physician certify diagnoses
Refer it to a physician advisor
The degree to which codes accurately reflect the patient's diagnoses and procedures:
I work at a substance abuse center. What system should I use to code diagnoses?
Standardized vocabulary is needed to:
Facilitate the indexing, storage. and destruction of patient information in a EHR
Facilitate the indexing, storage, and retrival of patient information in an EHR
Group like diseases together for the purpose of reimbursement
Record care provided by nurses
I need to code an ambulatory record but the procedure code I need is not in the CPT manaual. How do i code it?
HCPCS level II codes
ICD-9-CM procedure codes
Which of the following would be an argrument for the transition to ICD-10-CM/PCS?
Coders have to be retrained
MS-DRGS would have to be updated to accommodate the new codes
More detail in the code
ICD-10-CM contains diagnosis and procedure codes unlike ICD-9-CM
Which of the following would be classified in ICD-9-CM with an E-code?
Fall from curb
Admission for plastic surgery
Which of the following is a goal of ICD-10-PCS?
Reduce inconsistency due to overlapping of terms
Eliminate need to communicate with physicians
Assign diagnosis codes
Assign diagnosis and procedure codes