Understanding Health Insurance

Health & Kinesiology

Quiz 7 :
CPT Coding

Quiz 7 :
CPT Coding

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Procedures and services submitted on a claim must be linked to the __________ that justifies the need for the service or procedure.
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C

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With what type of codes are procedures/services identified by a five-digit CPT code and descriptor nomenclature (these are codes traditionally associated with the CPT and organized within six sections)?
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A

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Which are "performance measurements" tracking codes that are assigned an alphanumeric identifier with a letter in the last field?
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B

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What type of codes contain "emerging technology," are temporary codes assigned for data collection, and are still used by some third-party payers?
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Most CPT procedures and services are classified as __________ codes, which include a complete description of the procedure or service.
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To save space in CPT, some descriptions are not printed in their entirety next to a code number, and a(n) __________ code appears below a another code, requiring the coder to refer back to the common portion of the code description that is located before the semicolon.
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A bullet located to the left of a code number identifies codes that were __________.
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A triangle located to the left of a code number identifies a code description that has been __________.
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Horizontal triangles surround revised __________.
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A semicolon is used to save space in CPT, which means __________.
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The plus symbol identifies __________ for procedures that are commonly, but not always, performed at the same time and by the same surgeon as the primary procedure.
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The forbidden symbol identifies codes that are not to be used with modifier __________.
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The bull's-eye symbol located next to a code number indicates that the procedure __________.
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Moderate (conscious) sedation is the administration of moderate __________, which results in a drug-induced depression of consciousness.
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The flash symbol indicates codes that classify products that are pending __________ approval but have already been assigned a CPT code.
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The hollow circle symbol next to a CPT code indicates a(n) __________ or recycled CPT code.
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The number symbol precedes CPT __________ codes, which appear out of numerical order.
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Which define terms and explain the assignment of codes for procedures and services located in a particular section of the CPT manual?
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Which type of procedure or service code is assigned when the provider performs a procedure or service for which there is no CPT code?
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When an unlisted procedure or service code is reported, a __________ must accompany the claim to describe the nature, extent, and need for the procedure or service along with the time, effort, and equipment necessary to provide the service.
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