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ICD-9

Final Exam

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ICD-9 is an abbreviation for? International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification
ICD-9 is developed by World Health Organization (WHO)
What is mortality? the rate or frequency of deaths
How often do revisions occur to the ICD-9? every 10 years
Who coordinates updates to the disease classifications of the ICD-9? National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)
Which act mandated the reporting of the ICD-9 codes on all claims submitted to medicare? Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act of 1988
CCS credential is awarded by who? American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
CPC credential is awarded by who? American Academy of Professional coders. (AAPC)
The CPC-P credential is awarded by who? American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
What are the two best credentials for a physicials office from AHIMA and the AAPC? Certified Professional Coder (CPC) and CCS-P
Which act mandated use of standardized codes for the electronic submission of health care data? Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. (HIPAA)
Which organization offers certifications and credentialing to ensure that health care information is managed accurately? American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
What is AHIMA's mission focused on all aspects of health care
Are ICD-9 codes used for all levels of care? yes
Who offers the CPC? American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)
What website offers free downloads of the ICD-9? The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)
Is the need for coded health care decreasing because of implementation the electronic health care record? no
Can reductio of a tibial fracture be translated into a diagnostic code? no
How many volumes is in the ICD-9 book? three
What volumes of the ICD-9 book must a coder reference when coding? volumes 1 and 2
What classifications of diseases and injuries is contained in which volume of the ICD-9? volume 1
Which chapter would meningococcal meningitis code to? Ch. 1 Infectious and Parasitic Diseases
Which chapter would carcinoma in situ be found in? Ch. 2 Neoplasms
Which chapter would someone working in an office specializing in orthopedics use most? Ch. 13 Musculoskeletal
The Alphabetic Index to Poisoning and External Causes of Adverse Effects of Drugs and other Chemical Substances is commonly referred to as? Table of Drugs and Chemicals
What are the supplementary classifications of the ICD-9 known as? V codes and E codes
E codes provide a classification for what? external causes of injury and poisonings
Codes for the external causes of injuries and poisonings are found in the ICD-9 chapter that covers which topics? (E codes) How the injury, poisoning, or adverse effect happened
Is the Alphabetic Index to Diseases and Injuries part of Volume 1? no
How many digits are in Category codes? three
How many digits in subcategory codes? four
What are codes that do not contain all necessary digits called? truncated codes
When are subcategory codes used? only if no subclassification codes are available
How are the Alphabetic Indices organize? by main terms
Diseases are located in Vol. 2 by referencing the presence of? condition or injury
How are the tabular volumes of the ICD-9 arranged? by chapters
Where are square brackets used? Tabular List
Where are italicized brackets used? Alphabetic Index
After selecting a code from the Alphabetic Index, what should the coder do? verify in the tabular list
Parentheses are used to enclose which of the following? supplementary words (non essential modifiers)
Where is "SEE CATEGORY" notation used? Alphabetic Index
What should the coder do if the same condition is described as both acute and chronic and both subentries exist in the Alphabetic Index? code both, sequence the acute code first
Created by: LulĂș Ayala LulĂș Ayala on 2011-12-14



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