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MAC 2

Review Questions # 2

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Which is the following is the volume of the ICD-9 –CM known as the tabular list? Volume I
Which of the following is the claim form used for filing inpatient admissions claims? UB-04
How many diagnosis codes will the preceding scenario require? three
Which is the following is the volume of the ICD-9 –CM known as the tabular list? Volume I
Which of the following is the claim form used for filing inpatient admissions claims? UB-04
How many diagnosis codes will the preceding scenario require? three
The new CMS-1500 form is distinguishable from the old form in that the 1500 symbol and date located where? top left margin
Which of the following best describes the use of a charge slip? provides patient with account activity for the day of service
How many major sections are in the Current Procedural Terminology reference book? seven
Which of the following is not included in the recommended procedure for researching CPT code numbers using the index choose a modifier for all diagnoses and procedures
Which section of the CPT book includes coding of immunizations and chemotherapy medicine
Which of the following ICD-9-CM volumes is recommended as the first reference when coding diagnosis? Volume II
Which of the following information is not included in coding? counseling
Which of the following should be used to check for patient eligibility? point of service devices
Which of the following is recommended to do first when a claim is not paid within 4-6 weeks? call the insurance carrier and ask about delay
Which of the following is the most appropriate action of the medical assistant before using a new day sheet? forward balances from previous day
When is the recommended time for deposits? daily
Which type of check has a stub attached that is used to indicate date and invoice numbers? voucher
Which of the following is a primary advantage to the ambulatory care setting that accepts credit cards? money is available within 24 hours or so
Which of the following accounts is debited when a check is written to pay invoices? accounts payable
Which of the following is used to reconcile a bank statement? depositor's checkbook
Which of the following would not be indicated on a bank statement? time check was written
At times patients may not be able to pay their medical bills for various reasons. What can medical assistants do to assist them with this? make financial arrangements with patients, allowing full payment for services provided
Which of the following best classifies the adjustment column in the accounting process and its effect on the balance due? credit column; decreases balance
Which of the following best describes a monthly billing system? all bills are completed in a few days and mailed
On the ledger card, which column is used for entering payments? credit column
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) require providers to apply for and receive what type of identifier? national provider identifier
HOW CAN THE MEDICAL ASSISTANT HELP PREVENT COLLECTION PROBLEMS? INFORM PT OF THE PAYMENT POLICY AT THE 1ST VISIT OR CALL
WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING BEST DESCRIBES ACCOUNTS THAT OCCASIONALLY GO TO AN OUTSIDE COLLECTION AGENCY? HIGHLY DELINQUENT ACCOUNTS
WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING MUST BE DOCUMENTED IN WRITING WHEN THERE IS AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE PROVIDER AND PATIENT TO PAY IN MORE THAN FOUR INSTALLMENTS? FINANCE CHARGES
WHEN COLLECTING A PAYMENT FROM THE PATIENT, WHAT IS CONSIDERED THE BEST TIME? AT THE TIME OF SERVICE
WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS NOT A LEGAL OR ETHICAL GUIDELINE GOVERNING COLLECTION CALLS? CALLERS MUST DISCLOSE THE FINANCE CHARGE IMPOSED
WHAT IS THE MINIMUM RATIO FOR COLLECTION OF FEES AT THE TIME OF SERVICE RECOMMENDED BY MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS? 90%
WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS A RECOMMENDED METHOD USED TO FIGURE THE ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE RATIO? DIVIDE THE CURRENT ACCOUNTS RECIEVABLE BALANCE BY THE AVERAGE MONTHLY GROSS CHARGES
WHICH OF THE COLLECTION OF FEES BE DIRECTED TO WHEN A PATIENT DIES? EXECUTOR OF ESTATE
WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS THE CORRECT ORDER IN BILLING PROCESS? 21435
WHAT IS KNOWN AS A METHOD OF IDENTIFYING HOW LONG AN ACCOUNT HAS BEEN OVERDUE? ACCOUNTING AGING
WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING BEST DESCRIBES A PRIMARY NEED OF MEDICAL FACILITIES TO MONITOR MORE INFORMATION? COMPUTERIZATION
WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING APPLIES TO THE ACCOUNTING SYSTEM IN WHICH OUTSTANDING ACCOUNTS ARE PAID FOR OFFICE EXPENSES AND SERVICES? ACCOUNTS PAYABLE
WHICH OF BOND COVERS ALL EMPLOYEES ANS IS MOST BENEFICIAL? BLANKET POSITION BOND
WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING BOOK KEEPING AND ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS INCLUDES CHARGES SLIPS OR ENCOUNTER FORMS? PEG BOARED SYSTEM
IN MEDICAL PRACTICE EMBEZZLEMENT CAN BE DECREASED BY DOING ALL OF THE FOLLOWING EXCEPT? ALLOW EMPLOYEES TO USE A SIGNATURE STAMP
IF YOUR FACILITY CHOOSES NOT TO PURCHASE ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE OR USE COMPUTERS AN ALTERNATIVE WOULD BE TO USE WHAT? SERVICE BUREAU
loan payment rent clinical supplies laboratory procedures depreciation insurance physicians' salaries employees' salaries collection costs property taxes fixed costs or variable costs
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