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Final Exam week 1-6

MBC 50 105-1

The outcome of delivery is indicated on the mother's medical record only. True
The postpartum period begins immediately after delivery and continues for twelve weeks. False
A surgical complication is one that takes place as a result of a procedure. True
Superficial injuries such as an abrasion or contusion are reported when associated with more severe injuries of the same site. False
An adverse effect occurs when a drug has been correctly prescribed and properly administered and the patient develops a reaction. True
A chest tube may be used as an indwelling method of draining the accumulated fluid in the pleural space. True
When multiple therapeutic procedures are performed through a scope during the same operative session, only the major (most extensive) procedure should be reported. False
A "direct" laryngoscopic procedure means that the physician uses a tongue depressor to hold the tongue down and view the epiglottis with a mirror. False
Modifiers may affect: Health care premiums
Modifiers are used to indicate what type of information? Bilateral procedure, multiple procedures, service greater than usually required.
Modifier - 57, decision for surgery, is used on what type of service? E/M (evaluation and management)
Modifier -79, unrelated procedure or service by the same physician or other qualified health care professional during the postoperative period, is used on what type of service? surgery
Modifier -51, Multiple Procedure, is used on what type of services? surgery
Modifier -32, is used to indicate a service is mandated. Which of the following is an example of when a service is "mandated"? An insurance company requires a second opinion prior to surgery
Modifier-25 , significant, separately identifiable E/M service by the same individual on the same day of the procedure or other service, is used to report an E/M service that was: Provided on the same day as a minor procedure performed by the same individual.
Modifier-58, staged or related procedure or service by the same physician during the postoperative period, is used to indicate: A subsequent surgery was planned at the time of the first surgery.
Modifier-52, reduced services, is used to indicate: A service was reduced without changing the definition of the code.
The modifier "-AA" is an example of what type of modifier? HCPCS (health care common procedure coding system) for medical quipment.
The modifier that indicates only the professional component of the service that was provided is: -26
The modifier that indicates multiple procedures is: -51
Endoscopic procedures are reported on the ---place (s) to which the scope is advanced. Farthest
A diagnostic endoscopic procedure is reported only when: No surgical procedure is performed during the same operative session.
What is the method that a physician uses to control a nosebleed? Packing, ligation, cauterization
If the physician performs a lavage of the maxillary sinus, what is he/she doing? Washing the maxillary sinus
Thoracentesis is performed to withdraw fluid from the pleural space for a variety of conditions including: Respiratory failure
Select the term that describes a procedure in which a scope is placed into a body cavity: Endoscopy
In what surgery subsection would you find the code for the incision and drainage of a nasal abscess using an external approach to the abscess? Integumentary system
This surgical procedure is performed to reshape the nose: Rhinoplasty
What is the name of the surgical procedure for the rearrangement of the nasal septum? Septoplasty
The term that describes obtaining a tissue sample is: Biopsy
There are ----glands in the endocrine system of the body: 9
The peripheral nervous system refers to the nervous structures outside of the: Central nervous system
Shunts are devices used to: Relieve pressure in the brain caused by fluid buildup.
The endocrine subsection of the CPT manual contains codes for ----endocrine glands. Four (4)
This is the most commonly known neuroplastic procedure: Carpal Tunnel
Within the Endocrine System description, the term subtotal and----mean something less than the total. Partial
When reporting a craniectomy/craniotomy procedure, it is common that additional-----is required: Grafting
In the surgery of Skull Base, the -----procedure is what is done to the lesion. Definite
The following list some HCPCS modifiers in the CPT book. Appendix A & Front inside cover
When reporting skull base surgery, select the three types of procedures the coder should report: Definitive procedure, approach procedure, Repair/reconstruction procedure.
The four glands represented in the Endocrine subsection: Parathyroid, adrenal, thymus, thyroid.
Laringotomy Incision made over the larynx
Ablation Removal by cutting
Craniectomy Removal of a portion of the skull
Craniotomy An incision of the skull
Burr Hole A small opening in the skull
Stereotaxis Method of identifying a specific area or point in the brain
Cauterization Destruction of tissue by burning
Drainage Free flow or withdrawal of fluid
Lavage Washing out an organ
Intubation Establishment of an airway
Tracheostomy Creation of an opening into the trachea
Tracheoplasty Repair of a damaged trachea
Created by: Lizbeth Romo