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A group of three-digit categories in the icd-9-cm manual that represents a single disease or a group of closely related conditions section
a three digit code in the icd-9-cm manual that represents a single disease or a group of closely related conditions category
Consists of four digits and provide more information about the disease such as the site, cause, or other characteristics subcategories
represented by a fifth digit, and they allow for even more specific information about the disease subclassifications
type of icd-9-cm codes would be utilized to code/classify interactions with health care providers when the patient is not sick v codes
type of icd-9 code used to describe the external cause of injury and poisoning e codes
icd-9 codes used to identify the tissue type and behavior of neoplasms m codes (morphology)
the volume of the icd-9 manual where the table of drugs and chemicals are located volume 2
report that confirms the presence of a malignancy pathology report
a neoplasm that cant be identified as benign or malignant uncertain behavior
represents an example of a cross-reference coding convention see
"Code first the underlying disease" type of convention instructional notes
terms within the parentheses used to enclose words that don't affect icd-9 codes nonessential modifiers
accurate icd-9 code assignments selecting the diagnostic codes, sequencing the diagnostic codes, following the official coding guidelines and coding conventions
infection in the diagnostic statement urinary tract infection due to e.coli represents main term
diagnosis determined after study to be the reason for the patients admission to a hospital principle diagnosis
a patient is seen in a physicans office with the symptiooms of vertigo, nausea, and a headache. The code would be vertigo, nausea, headache
Created by: tina.reynolds