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Medical Coding

Medical Coding

QUESTION 1
1. When coding for an established patient for a particular level of service you must have a minimum of 2 of the 3 key elements whereas with a new patient you must have 3 of 3 key elements.
[removed] True
[removed] False
QUESTION 2
1. The 3 key components of Evaluation and Management coding are history, exam and medical decision making.
[removed] True
[removed] False
QUESTION 3
1. Emergency department evaluation and management codes are broken out into new and established patients.
[removed] True
[removed] False
QUESTION 4
1. Preventive Services codes are broken out by age but there is no distinction between new and established.
[removed] True
[removed] False
QUESTION 5
1. There are 4 “contributing components” of an Evaluation and Management codes are 1) counseling, 2) coordination of care, 3) nature of presenting problem, and 4) time.
[removed] True
[removed] False
QUESTION 6
1. Types of anesthesia used in surgical practice are 1) general, 2) local and 3) nerve blocks.
[removed] True
[removed] False
QUESTION 7
1. An add-on code is a procedure commonly carried out in addition to the primary procedure performed.
[removed] True
[removed] False
QUESTION 8
1. CPT modifiers are reported s two digit numeric codes added to the front of the 5 digit CPT code (e.g. 25-99213) .
[removed] True
[removed] False
QUESTION 9
1. “Disqualifying circumstances” are additional codes to anesthesia such as 99100, 99140, 99116 and 99135.
[removed] True
[removed] False
QUESTION 10
1. The CPT symbol “triangle” identifies a code description that has been revised.
[removed] True
[removed] False
QUESTION 11
1. Code the excision of a complicated pilonidal cyst.
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a.
10080
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b.
10081
[removed]
c.
11772
[removed]
d.
11770
QUESTION 12
1. Code electrolysis for 2 hours.
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a.
17380
[removed]
b.
17380 x 4
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c.
17380 – 22
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d.
17360 x 4
QUESTION 13
1. Code the reduction mammoplasty bilateral.
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a.
19318
[removed]
b.
19020
[removed]
c.
19318-50
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d.
19325-50
QUESTION 14
1. Code a diagnostic laryngotomy.
[removed]
a.
31320
[removed]
b.
31300
[removed]
c.
31360
[removed]
d.
31370
QUESTION 15
1. Code a planned tracheostomy on a 47 year old.
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a.
31603
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b.
31605
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c.
31601
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d.
31600
QUESTION 16
1. Select an anesthesia CPT code for a 35 year old man undergoing hernia repair of the lower abdomen.
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a.
00832
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b.
00830
[removed]
c.
00800
[removed]
d.
00834
QUESTION 17
1. Select an anesthesia CPT code for bilateral corneal transplant.
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a.
00140-50
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b.
00140
[removed]
c.
00144-50
[removed]
d.
65710-50
QUESTION 18
1. Select the anesthesia CPT code for a patient undergoing a vulvectomy.
[removed]
a.
56625
[removed]
b.
00906
[removed]
c.
00902
[removed]
d.
56620
QUESTION 19
1. Select the anesthesia CPT code for a patient undergoing a cleft lip repair.
[removed]
a.
00102
[removed]
b.
00100
[removed]
c.
00172
[removed]
d.
40700
QUESTION 20
1. Betsy is an established patient of Dr. Gus and sees the doctor today for acne of the face. Dr. Gus does a problem focused history and exam and the medical decision making is straightforward. Code the office visit.
[removed]
a.
99214
[removed]
b.
99202
[removed]
c.
99213
[removed]
d.
99212
QUESTION 21
1. Dee is an established patient of Dr. Wong and is 3 months post transplant. She goes to Dr. Wong today with edema, increased blood pressure and fatigue. The doctor does a comprehensive history and exam and due to the nature of her problems, the medical decision making is high complexity. Code the office visit.
[removed]
a.
99215
[removed]
b.
99205
[removed]
c.
99245
[removed]
d.
99214
1. A patient is seen in the Emergency Department after falling off his scooter. The ER physician does an expanded problem focused history and exam. He takes an x-ray and determines that the boy only has a sprain so the medical decision making is of low complexity. Code the ER visit.
[removed]
a.
99283
[removed]
b.
99282
[removed]
c.
99281
[removed]
d.
99231
QUESTION 23
1. Michael goes to his family doctor that he’s been seeing for years for his yearly preventive physical. He’s 55 years of age. Code the preventive visit.
[removed]
a.
99386
[removed]
b.
99214
[removed]
c.
99396
[removed]
d.
99213
QUESTION 24
1. Due to injuries sustained in a car accident, Jane is seen by Dr. Ricker for 1hour and 15 minutes for critical care services. Code the critical care evaluation and management.
[removed]
a.
99291, 99292
[removed]
b.
99291
[removed]
c.
99292
[removed]
d.
99215
QUESTION 25
1. The CPT code for a total splenectomy is:
[removed]
a.
38100
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b.
38120
[removed]
c.
38101
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d.
38115

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