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Using ICD-9-CM

Chapter 10 Using CDM-9-CM

The Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting are updated every year False
If there are separate codes for both the acute and chronic forms of a condition, the code for the chronic condition is sequenced first False
The routinely associated signs and symptoms should not be coded in addition to a code for a particular disease or condition False
A late effect is teh residual condition that is still present 2 months after the acute illness or injury True
It is unacceptable to code an impending condition as if it exists True
It is acceptable to assign codes directly from the Alphabetic Index of ICD-9-CM
When sequencing codes for residuals and late effect, the residual code is generally sequenced first followed by the late effect code
It is important to follow any cross-reference instructions, such as see also True
Always verify the code from the Alphabetic Index in the Tabular List to assure accurate coding True
A combination code is a single code that may be used to classify two diagnosis False
Multiple coding should not be used when there is a combination code that identifies all the elements documented in the diagnosis True
A combination code is a single code used to classify two diagnosis, a diagnosis with an associated secondary process, a diagnosis with an associated complication
Terms that may be used to describe a threatened condition include evolving, impending, threatening
The correction code for a threatened spontaneous abortion is 640.00
The correct code for impending shock is no code assigned
The correct code(s) for cough due to pneumonia is/are 486
The correct codes for dehydration due to pneumonia is/are 486, 276.51
The correct codes for acute cystitis due to E coli are 595.0, 041.49
The correct code(s) for viral pneumonia is/are 480.9
The correct code(s) for acute and chronic laryngitis is/are 464.00, 476.0
Acute on chronic diastolic heart failure 425.33
Acute on chronic respiratory failure 518.84
Calculus of the bile duct with acute and chronic cholecystitis 574.80, 574.81
Impending SIRS (systemic inflammatory response syndrome) 995.90
Acute bronchitis due to respiratory syncytial vius (RVS) 466.11, 079.6
Pneumonia due to respiratory humeral fracture 480.1
Malunion of previous humeral fracture 733.81, 905.2
Facial droop due to previous CVA 781.94, 438.83
Dysphagia, oropharyngeal phase, due to previous stroke 438.82, 787.22
Acute and chronic renal failure in patient with hypertension 584.9, 403.90, 585.9
The term "use additional code" indicated that a secondary code should be added if supported by documentation in the medical record True
A late effect usually occurs within 6 months of the illness or injury False
Codes must be assigned to the highest level of specificity to be valid codes True
What are 2 common sypmtoms associated with a urinary tract infection Burning pain, inability to empty bladder
What are 2 common symptoms associated with gastroenteritis Muscle aches, loss of appetite
Severe intellectual disabilities due to previous viral encephalitis Residual: Severe intellectual disabilities, 318.1 Cause: viral encephalitis, 139.0 Cause
Nonunion of left tibia fracture (closed) Residual: nonunion fracture, 733.82 Cause: fracture, tibia; 905.4
Osteoporois due to previous poliomyelitis Residual: osteoperosis, 733.00 Cause: poliomyeltis, 138
Flaccid hemiplegia affecting dominant side due to cerebrovascular accident 4 months ago Residual and cause: flaccid hemiplegia, dominant side, CVA; 438.21
Acute and chronic bronchitis 466.0, 491.9
Acute and chronic oophoritis 614.0, 614.1
Acute pyleonephritis due to E coli 591.10, 041.49
Gstroenteritis due to Norwalk virus 008.63
Impending respiratory failure no code
Threatened shock, patient hypotensive 458.9
Pneumonia due to Hemophilus influenzae 482.2
Streptococca pharyngitis 034.0
Systematic lupus erythematosyus with associated nephritic syndrome 710.0, 583.9
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