Superficial injuries such as abrasions or contusions are
A. not coded when associated with more severe injuries of the same site. B. queried to determine if the injuries are confined to the same site. C. coded when associated with more severe injuries of the same site. D. coded only when debridement is performed.
Another name for XXY syndrome is
A. Turner’s syndrome. B. Cooley’s anemia. C. Klinefelter syndrome. D. Huntington’s chorea.
The method that physicians use to bill for each service or visit individually rather than on a pre-paid basis is called
A. fee-for-service. B. capitation. C. pre-paid care. D. managed care.
A physician has a meeting with a pharmaceutical sales representative. During the course of the conversation, the physician reveals the diagnosis and past family, medical, and social history of a patient currently being treated with one of the medications that the sales representative is selling. In this situation, the doctor could be sued for
A. invasion of privacy. B. malfeasance. C. undue harm and fraud. D. malice.
A patient is prescribed a medication that narrows the blood vessels and raises her blood pressure. The medication is most likely a
A. tranquilizer. B. cardiogenic. C. vasoconstrictor. D. cardiotonic
Physicians typically refer to anatomical locations using directional terms, which are often
A. paired in opposites. B. used primarily by chiropractors. C. used to describe surgical incisions. D. referenced horizontally.
The study of tissue disease using macroscopic or microscopic analysis is called
A. immunology. B. histopathology. C. cytopathology. D. microbiology.
A physician obtains cells from the bone marrow cavity using a needle and a syringe. How would this procedure be coded?
A. 36575 B. 37328 C. 38220 D. 35092
What is Medicare Part D?
A. The component of Medicare Part A that covers outpatient surgeries B. Add-on coverage for prescription drugs provided through insurance companies approved by Medicare C. Supplemental coverage for war veterans and their dependents D. Add-on coverage for dental procedures
A female patient is seen for her annual gynecological examination. During the examination, the physician performs a test to detect cervical cancer. This test is called a/an
A. immunoassay test. B. Pap smear. C. carcinoembryonic antigen test. D. mycobacterial culture.
A physician is called to the intensive care unit for a patient with second-degree burns sustained on 55% of his body while cooking in the kitchen where he works. The physician sees the patient in the critical care unit for two hours, leaves the unit, and returns later the same day to provide an additional hour of critical care. What ICD-10-CM and CPT codes would be assigned?
A. L91.8, 99291 × 2, 99292 × 4 B. R53.81, 99291, 99293 × 5 C. Z30.09, 99293, 99294 × 2 D. T31.50, 99291, 99292 × 4