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Chapter 2 Review questions

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The ICD-9-CM is designed for the classification of pt Morbidity (sickness) and Mortality (death)
ICD-9-CM Manual is based on what text developed by the World health organization ICD-9-CM 9th revision of the official version of the International Classification of diseases.
The CM in ICD-9-CM stands for Clinical Modification
List four of the six reasons why the ICD-9-CM codes are used today? Facilitate payment of health services; Evaluate Pt's use of health care facilities; Study Health care costs; Research the quality of health care.
The ICD-9-CM is used to translate what descriptive information into numeric codes? Verbal or Narrative descriptions of diseases, injuries, conditions and procedures.
ICD-9-CM Volume 1 is? Diseases: Tabular List
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 is? Diseases: Alphabetic Index
ICD-9-CM Volume 3 is? Procedures: Tabular list & Alphabetic Index--> Hospital Use only
ICD-9-CM Chapter A chapter is the main division in the ICD-9-CM manual
ICD-9-CM Section A section is a group of 3 digit categories that represent a group of conditions or related conditions
ICD-9-CM Category A 3 digit category is a code that represents a single condition or disease.
ICD-9-CM Subcategory A 4 digit subcategory code provides more information or specificity as compared to the 3 digit code in terms of the cause.
ICD-9-CM Subclassification A 5 digit subclassification code adds even more information & specificity to a conditions description.
Bold type Bold type is used for all codes & titles in the Tabular List in Volume 1.
Italicized Type Italicize d type is used for all exclusion notes & to ID. those codes that are not usually sequenced as the 1st listed diagnosis
Appendix B Appendix B is Glossary of Mental Disorders Deleted in 2004
Appendix D Appendix D is Classification of Industrial Accidents according to Agency
Appendix A Appendix A is Morphology of Neoplasm's
Appendix E Appendix E is Three digit Categories
Appendix C Appendix C is Classification of Drugs by American hospital Formulary Service list
Appendix A,B,C,D,and E to indicate their positions in the back of? Volume 1 of the ICD-9-CM
In which appendix of the ICD-9-CM manual would you find the code to identify an injury resulting from a job-related accident involving a machine Industrial Accidents --> Appendix D
ICD-9-CM Alphabetic Index is Located where? Alphabetic Index is Volume 2 of the ICD-9-CM .
The Alphabetic Index consists of three sections? The Alphabetic Index consists of: Index to Diseases; Table of Drugs & Chemicals; Index to External Causes of Injury (E Codes)
Conventions: Brackets [ ] Brackets are for enclosed synonyms, alternative words, or explanatory phrases.
NOS NOS equals unspecified
: : must be modified by an additional term to complete the code description
Italics Italics typeface used for all exclusion notes or diagnosis codes not to be used for first-listed diagnosis
Excludes Excludes indicates terms that are to be coded elsewhere
Includes Includes appears under a code to further define or explain the content
{ } { } encloses a series of terms that modify the statement to the right
NEC NEC indicates the use of code assignment for "other" when a more specific code does not exist
( ) ( ) encloses supplementary words that do not affect the code assignment
Italic [ ] Italic [ ] used in Volume 2 to enclose the disease manifestation codes that are sequenced after the underlying disease.
Bold type Bold type typeface used for all codes and titles in Volume 1
Includes & Excludes notes have no bearing on the code selection False
Brackets enclose synonyms, alternative wordings, or explanatory phrases. True
Which of the following is NOT a stated use for the ICD-9-CM? evaluate appropriateness of treatment
E codes are located in Volume 2, Section: E codes are located in Volume 2, section 3
Synchronous means: occurring at the same time
See Category See category directs coder to Volume 1 for important information
Modifiers Modifiers --> Terms in parentheses that are nonessential
See See--> Explicit direction to look elsewhere
Notes Notes--> follows terms to define and give instructions
Subterms Subterms--> Indented under main term & are essential to code selection
See also See also--> Directs coder to look under another term since all information is not under the first term
Eponym Eponym--> Disease/ syndrome named for a person.
Volume 3 is primarily used by which of the following Hospitals
Volume 3 is used to code what type of procedures Surgical, Therapeutic, diagnostic: All of the above
The location of the includes and excludes notes has no bearing on the code selection. False
Use of fourth and fifth digits, if available, is mandatory. True
Appendix D--Classification of Industrial Accidents According to Agency--was deleted in October 1, 2004 False
four digit codes are referred to as subcategory codes in Volume 1 True
In volume 2, alphabetic index, when the main term is modified by terms listed in parentheses following the main term, these modifiers are considered essential for code selection False
Grief reaction __reaction__
Fracture radius and ulna __fracture__
Bowel obstruction ___Obstruction___
Erb's Palsy __Palsy__
supervision of high risk pregnancy __pregnancy__
Aortic stenosis __stenosis__
Rapid respiration __respiration__
Actinomycosis meningitis __meningitis__
066.1 0661.1 is subcategory
070.43 070.43 is Subclassification
220 220 is category
274.11 274.11 is subclassification
284.9 284.9 is subcategory
337.21 337.21 is subclassification
214.0 214.0 is a Diagnosis code
251.0 251.0 is a Diagnosis code
31.41 31.41 is a procedure code
37.96 37.96 is a procedure code
663.61 663.61 is a diagnosis code
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