Understanding Health Insurance

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Quiz 10 :

Coding for Medical Necessity

Quiz 10 :

Coding for Medical Necessity

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Which part of the SOAP note is the statement of the physician's intended medical management of the case?
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Local coverage determinations specify under which __________ a service is covered and coded correctly.
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The Medicare coverage database (MCD) is used by Medicare administrative contractors, providers, and other health care industry professionals to determine whether a procedure or service is __________ for the diagnosis or treatment of an illness or injury.
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A provider often considers diagnoses that do not receive direct treatment during an encounter because they impact treatment of other conditions. It is appropriate to report codes for such diagnoses on the CMS-1500 claim because they have been __________.
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The outpatient code editor (OCE) is software that edits outpatient __________ by hospitals, community mental health centers, comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation facilities, and home health agencies.
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Which part of the SOAP note contains the chief complaint and the patient's description of the presenting problem?
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Which part of the SOAP note contains the diagnostic statement and may include the physician's rationale for the diagnosis?
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A narrative clinic note is written in a(n) __________ format.
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Where is the first-listed diagnosis reported on the CMS-1500 claim?
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Medical practices and health care facilities should routinely participate in an auditing process, which involves reviewing patient records and CMS-1500 or UB-04 claims to __________.
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The procedure or service provided is linked with the _________ that provided medical necessity for performing the procedure or service.
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Which is a form required by Medicare for all outpatient and physician office procedures/services that are not covered by the Medicare program?
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Which part of the SOAP note contains documentation of measurable observations made by a health care provider during the physical examination and diagnostic testing?
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CMS develops national coverage determinations on an ongoing basis, and __________ create(s) edits for NCD rules, which are local coverage determinations.
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Although it may vary from a short narrative description of a minor procedure to a more formal report dictated by surgeons, all operative reports contain __________.
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