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Chap 2. Basic ICD-9

Basic ICD-9-CM Coding, chapter 2, scraffenberger

Hosptial outpatient departments and other ambulatory facilities are required to use what to code outpaient procedures? Likewise, physician practices are also required to use these. Current Procedural Terminology, Fourth Edition (CPT) & the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS)
Volume that has 17 chapters. It has codes that begin with digits 00. Chapters describe operations and procedures. Some ICD-9 market books do not include this volume. Volume 3.
Volume 3 of ICD-9-CM uses numeric codes only. How many digits do the codes consists of? 3-4 with 2 digits preceding a decimal point.
This phrase is seen in volume 3 it can serve as a reminder to code additional procedures that are often performed together, or it directs the coder to assign a specific code along with the code in question. "code also"
This phrase is seen in volume 3 it indicates that no code is to be assigned and usually applies to the following procedures: An exploratory procedure; usual surgical approaches; blunt, digital, manual, or mechanical lysis of adhesions; the closure portion "omit code"
You should never code what together with a definitive procedure (ex. cholecystectomy) regaurdless if it is not mentioned in ICD-9. operative approach (ex. exploratory laparotomy)
When an endoscopic definitive procedure is performed but the endoscopic code is not available or included in the code what code should you assign? The open difinative procedure code is assigned. (ex. Nephrectomy)
If an endoscopic approach is unsucessful and a surgeon elects to perform an open approach to complete the procedure what codes are assigned? The open procedure (ex. appendectomy) & a supplementary V code.
When an endoscope is passes through more than one body cavity the code for the endoscope should identify what? The most distant site. (ex- esophgogastroduodenoscopy)
In Volume 3's Alphabetic Index to Disease what main term is used to locate the code that describes changing from endoscopic procedure to an open procedure? Conversion
An endoscope for examining the peritoneal or abdominal cavity. Laparoscope
What type of code would a cancelled procedure be? It would be under the diagnosis codes and the appropreate V code for the cancled procedure would be assigned. V64 "Procedure not done."
If an incision is made on a patient for surgery but the surgery could not be completed what would you code? Code the site of the inciscion.
Regurdless of the order done when coding an extensive 'surgical' procedure and a biopsy what should always be coded 1st? Surgical procedure *(-tomy does not need to be coded)
If ICD-9 does not provide a single code for a biopsy and -scopy how should you code it? You use seperate codes. One for -scopy and 1 for the biopsy.
In some cases ICD-9 provides a single code to identiy that a bilateral procedure was performed such as 53.10, Bilateral inguinal hernia repair. If ICD-9 does not identify a procedure as being performed bilaterally how should it be coded? You assign the code twice. ex) 79.04 and 79.04, Closed reduction of two finger fractures.
Procedural codes 00.31-00.39. It is coded based on what imaging technologies are used. It uses various technologies in planning, performance, and completion of sugical procedures. Computer-Assisted surgery (CAS)
Codes 17.41-17.4. Technology that uses a robot to assist in surgical procedures. Robotic-Assisted Surgery
Codes 92.30-92.39. A painless radiation procedure that treats tumors of the brain, spinne, lung, prostate, and other sites. Robotic Radiosurgery
Who requires the Department of Health and Human Services to establish national standars for electronic healthcare transactions and national identifiers for providers, health plans, and employers? Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPPA)
What must hoptials use (instead of ICD-9) for outpatient services? Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System with Current Procedural Terminology, 4th edition. HCPCS/CPT on the uniform bill (UB-01)or electronic claim form.
According to the UHDDS all significant procedures need to be reported. How is a procedure identified as significant? 1. Is surgical in nature 2. Carries a procedural risk 3. Carries an anethetic risk 4. Requires specialized training
A procedure coding system that will be used for codding of all inpatient procedures. Codes are 7 characters long, they are alphanumeric and constructed from tables. ICD-10-PCS
Root operation term which can be used to locate a procedure in the index. It is defined as cutting out or off without replacement, all of a body part. Resection 'OFT' code
Root operation term which can be used to locate a procedure in the index. It is defined as cutting out or off without replacement, a portion of a body part. Excision
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