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Chapter 5: Coding Procedures and Services



This activity contains 25 questions.

Question 1.
Physicians may use procedure codes from any of the sections of the CPT.

   
 
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Question 2.
In performing an evaluation and management service, the physician often documents the HPI, which is an abbreviation for history of previous illnesses.

   
 
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Question 3.
In the CPT, the term consultation describes services that a provider performs at the request of another provider after which the patient is returned to the requesting provider's care.

   
 
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Question 4.
A new patient is one who has not received professional services within the past 2 years.

   
 
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Question 5.
An established patient is one who has received professional services from the physician or another physician of the same specialty who belongs to the same group practice within the past 3 years.

   
 
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Question 6.
Emergency department services distinguish between new and established patients.

   
 
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Question 7.
Time is a factor when choosing an emergency department service.

   
 
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Question 8.
An established patient receiving an annual exam for the first time is coded in the preventive medicine service as a new patient.

   
 
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Question 9.
Hospital observation service codes are used to code for patients admitted to the hospital.

   
 
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Question 10.
There are six categories of CPTs.

   
 
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Question 11.
Of the four types of examinations that physicians perform, which level is the most complete?

 
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Question 12.
Routine annual physical examinations are reported using CPT's:

 
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Question 13.
In selecting an evaluation and management code, three components are considered: the history, the examination, and the:

 
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Question 14.
When choosing an E/M code, what is chosen first?

 
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Question 15.
A CPT code can be distinguished from an ICD-9-CM code because it has:

 
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Question 16.
In some billing cases it is necessary to add a two-digit modifier in order to:

 
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Question 17.
CPT codes, descriptions, and two-digit modifiers are copyrighted by the:

 
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Question 18.

What is the number of the modifier for a Significant, Separately Identifiable Evaluation and Management Service by the Same Physician on the Same Day of the Procedure or Other Service that is used when the physician provides an E/M service in addition to another E/M service or procedure on the same day?
 
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Question 19.
The modifier for Decision for Surgery is:

 
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Question 20.
The CPT is revised:

 
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Question 21.
In the CPT, a round bullet symbol indicates a:

 
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Question 22.
In the CPT, a triangle symbol indicates a(n):

 
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Question 23.
The CPT Category I is divided into how many sections?

 
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Question 24.
Components of a medical history include all of the following except:

 
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Question 25.
A key component in coding medical decision making is the:

 
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