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CPT chapter

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When using an unlisted code a(an) __________ must accompany the claim. SPECIAL REPORT
The surgical package includes: TYPICAL FOLLOW-UP CARE
Local anesthesia is defined in the CPT guidelines as: ALL OF THE ABOVE
This information is placed after some codes in the CPT manual and contains helpful information. PARENTHETICAL INFORMATION
What code is used to report routine postoperative care? 99024
When an excision is being performed, the "margins" refer to the __________ required to adequately excise the lesion based on the physician's judgment. NARROWEST MARGIN
The removal of a lesion by transverse incision that did not require sutured closure is reported using codes from which subsection? SHAVING OF EPIDERMAL OR DERMAL LESIONS
Excision defined as full thickness would be through the: DERMIS
The repired would should be measured or converted to: CENTIMERTERS
Using the "rule of nines," an adult leg is what percentage of the human body? 18%
Wound closure requiring the use of adhesive strips as the sole repair material should be coded with: AN E/M CODE
What two items are needed to correctly code for local treatment of burns? PERCENTAGE OF BODY SURFACE AND DEPTH OF BURN
When reporting a staged procedure what modifier is added to the CPT code? -58
When the words "separate procedure" appear after the descriptor of a code, you know which of the following about that code? THE PROCEDURE WAS A MINOR PRCEDURE THAT WOULD ONLY BE CODED IF IT WAS THE ONLY SERVICE PROVIDED.
To properly code lesion excision and destruction, you must know the following about the lesion(s): SITE, NUMBER, SIZE
The method used by the physician to obtain a lesion biopsy depends on which set of factors? SIZE AND TYPE
What word is used to describe the pushing of liquid into the body over a long period of time? INFUSION
What must always be documented in the patient record and is the major billing factor for reporting codes in the Psychiatric subsection? TIME
Outpatient dialysis services are reported on this basis. MONTHLY
What is the name of the dialysis that involves using a body cavity as a filter? PERITONEAL
What is the name of the procedure that is performed to assess the intraocular pressure of the eye? BOTH A AND B
What is being measured while the sleep testing is being conducted? PARAMETERS
What does the abbreviation EMG stand for? ELECTROMYOGRAPHIC
On what basis are the dermatology codes usually used by the dermatologist who sees patients in the office? CONSULTATION
Which of the dollowing would be used to code drugs? J CODES
Codes 90918-90921 are reported __________ to distinguish are-specific services related to the patient's end-stange renal disease performed in an outpatient setting. ONCE PER MONTH
Created by: bunnyfinley on 2006-06-16



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