The Medical Assistant Study Set 2

Medicine

Quiz 12 :
Basics of Diagnostic Coding

Quiz 12 :
Basics of Diagnostic Coding

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Babies are considered newborn or perinatal for the first ______ days.
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C

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Burns are coded by
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C

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Medical assistants have the trust of the physician and practice that employs them. A medical assistant must
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D

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Which volume(s) of ICD-9-CM is/are used for diagnostic coding?
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Which of the following letters in the ICD-10-CM is reserved by the World Health Organization to assign new diseases with uncertain etiology?
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How are subterms treated in the alphabetic index to diseases and injury?
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When a Code First Note is present and the patient has an underlying condition, the underlying condition should be sequenced first. Wherever such a combination exists, a Use Additional Code Note is found with the etiology code, and a Code First Note is found with the manifestation code.
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Which of the following instructions in the Alphabetic Index indicates that another main term may reference additional useful index entries?
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Which of the following ICD-10-CM sections includes guidelines for reporting additional diagnoses in non-outpatient settings?
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Which of the following is the second most common medical document from which diagnostic statements can be extracted?
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All conditions that occur during or following medical care or surgery are classified as complications. There must be a cause-and-effect relationship between the care provided and the condition, and an indication in the documentation that it is a complication.
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The code HIV indicates which of the following?
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Which of the following terms defines a malignant neoplasm site as the absence of invasion of surrounding tissues?
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Which of the following codes will be used for a patient with a history of myocardial infarction with no symptoms but diagnosed by means of an electrocardiogram?
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Which of the following terms applies to the period from the last month of pregnancy to 5 months after giving birth?
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A code from category Z37 should be included on
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When coding for drug toxicity, which of the following refers to a condition when a patient takes less of a medication than is prescribed by his or her provider or by the manufacturer's instructions?
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The cause of a disorder is its __________.
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The signs and symptoms of a disease are its __________.
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The abbreviation that is the equivalent of "unspecified" is __________.
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