quiz week 1

Question 1

  1. Fluid overload is a sign that is integral to congestive heart failure. It should not be coded separately.

    True

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    False

5 points  

Question 2

  1. A sore throat is considered a symptomless disease.

    True

    False

5 points  

Question 3

  1. A common coding guideline includes both the alphabetic index and the tabular list when locating and assigning a code.

    True

    False

5 points  

Question 4

  1. A departure from the previous 100 years of disease classification that uses 3-7 digit alphanumeric codes is called

     

    ICD-11

     

    ICD alphanumeric 6

     

    ICD-10

     

    ICD-9.20

     

    Mortality classification

5 points  

Question 5

  1. According to the CMS there are 3 main types of physical examinations that can be performed by your doctor.

    True

    False

5 points  

Question 6

  1. Rules for diagnosis coding consist of:

     

    conventions and general coding guidelines

     

    selection of principal diagnosis for inpatients

     

    reporting additional diagnoses for inpatients

     

    reporting guidelines for outpatient services

     

    all of the above

5 points  

Question 7

  1. Supplementary V codes provide a way to identify how and where an injury or accident happened.

    True

    False

5 points  

Question 8

  1. A doctor can make a diagnosis based on symptoms.

    True

    False

5 points  

Question 9

  1. Sanitation and hygiene were the two greatest contributors to the spread of the Black Death.

    True

    False

5 points  

Question 10

  1. Some of the information obtained during the physical exam is noted solely by observation.

    True

    False

5 points  

Question 11

  1. The Bertillon classification was the first standard system implemented internationally.

    True

    False

5 points  

Question 12

  1. In 1986 new codes were assigned for AIDS and HIV.

    True

    False

5 points  

Question 13

  1. It is fine to use multiple codes even if a combination code describing all elements exists.

    True

    False

5 points  

Question 14

  1. Z codes are used

     

    to verify services

     

    in situations where health services are utilized by a person who does not have an illness or injury

     

    only when someone receives a vaccination

     

    in situations where a person has a terminal illness

     

    none of the above

5 points  

Question 15

  1. The principal diagnosis:

     

    is the chief reason for the admission of the hospital for care

     

    refers to inpatients only

     

    refers to outpatients only

     

    1 and 2

     

    none of the above

5 points  

Question 16

  1. The first-listed diagnosis refers to the condition, problem, or reason for an outpatient visit/encounter that is shown to be chiefly responsible for provided services.

    True

    False

5 points  

Question 17

  1. The rules for diagnosis coding in the US are developed and approved by the ________________      ____________ for ICD-9-CM.

5 points  

Question 18

  1. Medical coding can best be described as a two-step process.

    True

    False

5 points  

Question 19

  1. William Farr is best known for inventing the Cullen disease classification.

    True

    False

5 points  

Question 20

  1. When coding, it is not necessary to use both the alphabetic index and the tabular list when locating and assigning a code.

    True

    False