Chapter 10: Medical coding

Question 1 of 20

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Diagnosis codes are in the:

Select one of the following:

  • CPT manual

  • ICD9 manual

  • HCPCS manual

  • none of the above

Question 2 of 20

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Procedure codes are located in the:

Select one of the following:

  • CPT

  • ICD9 manual

  • HCPCS manual

  • none of the above

Question 3 of 20

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A diagnosis is converted to a friendly code with the:

Select one of the following:

  • CPT manual

  • ICD9 manual

  • HCPCS manual

  • none of the above

Question 4 of 20

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A procedure is converted to a computer friendly code with the:

Select one of the following:

  • CPT manual

  • ICD9 manual

  • HCPCS manual

  • none of the above

Question 5 of 20

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The medical assistant will need to identify the appropriate codes to reflect the correct diagnosis to support the procedure or services performed.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 6 of 20

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The superbill is not a document generated by the medical office and used as a charge slip, statement, and insurance reporting form.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 7 of 20

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The superbill provides a comprehensive list of the most frequently used:

Select one of the following:

  • patient procedure codes

  • services

  • diagnosis

  • all of the above

Question 8 of 20

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Incorrect coding will cause delays or denials in reimbursement.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 9 of 20

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HIPPA requires electronic submission of the CMS-1500 form for Medicare billing and reimbursement.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 10 of 20

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In many ambulatory care settings, the process of insurance coding begins with identifying and recording the appropriate:

Select one of the following:

  • diagnosis

  • procedure

  • service codes

  • all of the above

Question 11 of 20

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The ICD9 manual codes are determined by:

Select one of the following:

  • HIPPA

  • WHO

  • AMA

  • None of the above

Question 12 of 20

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The ICD9 and CPT codes are updated yearly.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 13 of 20

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Diagnoses are given a _____________-digit main code.

Select one of the following:

  • 2

  • 3

  • 4

  • 5

Question 14 of 20

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The primary diagnosis represents the patient's major health problem for that particular visit.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 15 of 20

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The CPT coding system was developed by:

Select one of the following:

  • WHO

  • AMA

  • HIPPA

  • None of the above

Question 16 of 20

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The most commonly used codes are Evaluation and Management (E\M) services-which include

Select one of the following:

  • office visits

  • consultations

  • inpatient hospital

  • All of the above

Question 17 of 20

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For coding purposes, all patients are either an established patient, new patient or hospital patient.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 18 of 20

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An established patient is one who has been seen by the physician in the practice within the last________years.

Select one of the following:

  • 2

  • 3

  • 4

  • 5

Question 19 of 20

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Procedures and services are listed by:

Select one of the following:

  • name of service or procedure

  • anatomic site

  • condition or disease

  • All of the above

Question 20 of 20

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The medicine section of the CPT manual is organized according to body system, not disease

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False
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