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Chapter 10: Medicare Medical Billing

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Question 1.
The DRG indicates the medications the patient is taking while in the hospital.

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Question 2.
Hospitals bill for services only after the discharge summary is completed and signed by the physician.

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Question 3.
An occurrence code describes the accident or mishap responsible for the patient's admission.

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Question 4.
The revenue code is a five-digit code number representing a specific accommodation, ancillary service, or billing calculation related to the service.

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Question 5.
Ambulatory Payment Classification (APC) system is based on procedures rather than diagnoses.

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Question 6.
An inpatient is one who has been seen in the emergency department.

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Question 7.
A case that cannot be assigned an appropriate DRG because of an atypical situation is called a budget outlier.

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Question 8.
The type of discharge status defines where the patient was discharged to.

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Question 9.
The rendering provider is the provider who attended the patient.

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Question 10.
The PCN is the unique number given to the patient at admission.

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Question 11.
Patient's reason for visit is required only on scheduled outpatient visits for outpatient bills.

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Question 12.
Birth dates on the UB-04 form should be shown in the MMDDCCYY format.

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Question 13.
The UB-04 form requires information about the source of a patient's admission.

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Question 14.
A charge master contains a hospital's list of services, codes, and charges.

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Question 15.
A hospice is a facility that cares for:

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Question 16.
A charge description master or charge master includes the following information:

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Question 17.
Which term describes the patient's condition that is the diagnosis established after study or testing?

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Question 18.
Which term describes the patient's condition upon hospital admission?

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