Monday Coding Quiz

Jumpstart your brain with a coding quiz at the start of the week, or test your coding prowess at any time. Quiz questions are taken directly from AHIMA Press publications. Enjoy the quizzes, but please note they are not eligible for continuing education credit.


Manifestation Coding Primer

Jul 14, 2014 12:01 am    |    posted by Sarah Sheber   |    Monday coding quiz

Manifestation codes:






ICD-10-CM Feature(s)

Jun 23, 2014 12:00 am    |    posted by Chris Dimick   |    Monday coding quiz

Which of the following is a feature of ICD-10-CM?



Reporting an ED Visit for Rabies Vaccination

Jun 16, 2014 12:00 am    |    posted by Sarah Sheber   |    Monday coding quiz

A 9-year-old boy is seen in the emergency department and receives 560 units of rabies immune globulin and rabies vaccine as intramuscular injections after being bitten by a squirrel that exhibited signs of being infected. The documentation contains an expanded problem focused history, a detailed examination and high-level medical decision making. How are these services coded in ICD-9?

 



Measuring Ambulance Wait Time

Jun 09, 2014 12:00 am    |    posted by Sarah Sheber   |    Monday coding quiz

Ambulance waiting time is measured in:



CPT Coding Guidelines

Jun 02, 2014 12:00 am    |    posted by Sarah Sheber   |    Monday coding quiz

Per CPT coding guidelines, a “complete” diagnostic ultrasound of the retroperitoneum includes at least the following organs:



ICD-10-PCS CTM 2012 Sec 2 Q1

May 26, 2014 12:00 am    |    posted by Chris Dimick   |    Monday coding quiz

Which of the following key attributes is the one that provides the framework for all other structural attributes?



Coding a Colonoscopy

May 19, 2014 12:00 am    |    posted by Sarah Sheber   |    Monday coding quiz

A 61-year-old male patient is being assessed for possible colon cancer and treated in the special procedure unit of the hospital. He undergoes a colonoscopy into the ascending colon with biopsy of a suspicious area in the transverse colon using the cold biopsy forceps. In addition, a colonic ultrasound of the area is performed, with transmural biopsy of an area of the mesentery adjacent to the transverse colon. Assign the appropriate CPT codes.



Hypertension and Chronic Kidney Disease

May 05, 2014 12:00 am    |    posted by Sarah Sheber   |    Monday coding quiz

In ICD-10-CM, when a diagnostic statement lists hypertension and chronic kidney disease, which of the following coding guidelines applies?



 

Brackets in Alphabetic Index

Apr 28, 2014 12:00 am    |    posted by AHIMA Staff    |    Monday coding quiz

Brackets are used in the Alphabetic Index to identify a(n):



Aspiration Pneumonia

Apr 21, 2014 12:00 am    |    posted by Sarah Sheber   |    Monday coding quiz

Assign the appropriate ICD-10-CM diagnosis code for aspiration pneumonia due to inhalation of food.



Z Codes

Apr 07, 2014 12:00 am    |    posted by Sarah Sheber   |    Monday coding quiz

Z codes can be used as:



Neoplasm Table

Mar 31, 2014 12:00 am    |    posted by Sarah Sheber   |    Monday coding quiz

The neoplasm table includes:



Multiple Burns

Mar 24, 2014 12:00 am    |    posted by Sarah Sheber   |    Monday coding quiz

When multiple burns are present, the first sequenced diagnosis is the:



Therapeutic Outpatient Services for Chemotherapy

Mar 17, 2014 12:00 am    |    posted by Sarah Sheber   |    Monday coding quiz

For patients receiving therapeutic services in the outpatient setting for chemotherapy, or radiation therapy, the first listed reported diagnosis is:



Thoracentesis Using a Water Seal

Mar 03, 2014 12:00 am    |    posted by Sarah Sheber   |    Monday coding quiz

After an injury to the chest, this patient requires a thoracentesis using a water seal for accumulated air in the pleural cavity. In ICD-10-CM, what is the correct procedure code assignment for this case?



Lumbar Stenosis

Feb 17, 2014 12:00 am    |    posted by Sarah Sheber   |    Monday coding quiz

What would be the appropriate ICD-10-CM code for lumbar stenosis?



Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Systolic CHF

Dec 30, 2013 12:00 am    |    posted by Sarah Sheber   |    Monday coding quiz

A 75-year-old male patient was admitted for an acute exacerbation of chronic systolic congestive heart failure and severe mitral regurgitation and aortic stenosis. What would be the correct code assignment for this case?



Hypertension and Chronic Kidney Disease

Dec 02, 2013 12:01 am    |    posted by Sarah Sheber   |    Monday coding quiz

When a diagnostic statement lists hypertension and chronic kidney disease, which of the following coding guidelines applies in ICD-10-CM?



Screening Patient for Glaucoma

Nov 25, 2013 12:01 am    |    posted by Sarah Sheber   |    Monday coding quiz

True or false? Code G0118 should be assigned when an ophthalmologist screens a high-risk patient for glaucoma.



Reporting on CMS 1500 with no CPT/HCPCS Level II C

Nov 11, 2013 03:58 pm    |    posted by Sarah Sheber   |    Monday coding quiz

If a surgeon performs a procedure for which there is no CPT code and no HCPCS Level II code, what code should be reported on the CMS 1500 form?



Monday Coding Quiz: ICD-10-PCS CTM 2012 Final Review Q14

Jul 30, 2012 12:01 am    |    posted by Chris Dimick   |    Monday coding quiz

Which of the following is an example of a qualifier?



ICD-10-PCS CTM 2012 Sec 6 Q7

Jun 25, 2012 12:01 am    |    posted by Chris Dimick   |    Monday coding quiz

Where a specific branch of a body part does not have its own body part value in PCS, the body part is coded to the closest __________branch that has a specific body part value.



ICD-10 Coding

Jun 11, 2012 12:01 am    |    posted by Chris Dimick   |    Monday coding quiz

True or false? For every code where ICD-10-CM provides codes for laterality, bilateral is listed as an option.



Coding Physician Services

May 28, 2012 12:01 am    |    posted by Chris Dimick   |    Monday coding quiz

A patient in end-stage renal failure requires outpatient hemodialysis 3 times a week while he is awaiting kidney transplant. He has an A-V fistula in his left arm for vascular access. Which of the following code sets is appropriate for reporting physician services for this 55-year-old male for the month of August?



Coding Pregnancy Procedures

May 21, 2012 12:01 am    |    posted by Chris Dimick   |    Monday coding quiz

An epidural was given during labor. Subsequently, it was determined that the patient would require a C-section for cephalopelvic disproportion because of obstructed labor. Assign the correct anesthesia code and ICD-9-CM codes. Modifiers are not used in this example.



ASC Facility Coding

May 14, 2012 12:01 am    |    posted by Chris Dimick   |    Monday coding quiz

A newborn female is born with polydactyly of the right foot with a total of 5 normal toes and 2 extra digits that do not contain bony structures. Which of the following code sets would be reported by the ASC facility tying off and removing these digits at the age of 2 weeks?



Coding for Ambulatory Surgery

May 07, 2012 12:01 am    |    posted by Chris Dimick   |    Monday coding quiz

An ambulatory surgery operative report for a 75-year-old male patient states that the patient received a full- thickness graft of the cheek following lesion removal of a basal carcinoma. The lesion plus margins are documented to be 3.2 cm in diameter. A 10-sq-cm graft is applied with donor skin from his thigh, closed by suture. Which of the following code sets is correct for this surgery?



Coding for a Urological Procedure

Apr 30, 2012 12:01 am    |    posted by Chris Dimick   |    Monday coding quiz

This patient, a 47-year-old male with adenoma of the prostate, is being treated in the outpatient surgery suite. The urologist inserts an endoscope in the penile urethra and dilates the structure to allow instrument passage. After endoscope placement, a radiofrequency stylet is inserted, and the diseased prostate is excised with radiant energy. Bleeding is controlled with electrocoagulation. Following instrument removal, a catheter is inserted and left in place. Which of the following code sets will be reported for this service?



Coding Premature Baby Office Visit

Apr 09, 2012 12:01 am    |    posted by Chris Dimick   |    Monday coding quiz

A 6-month-old infant, born prematurely, presents for his monthly injection for  RSV. The nurse documents Synagis 40 mg, IM.  Which of the following code sets is correct for reporting this office visit?



Blood-loss Anemia Diagnosis Coding

Apr 02, 2012 12:01 am    |    posted by Chris Dimick   |    Monday coding quiz

The physician documents that the patient has blood-loss anemia. Which  diagnosis code is supported by this documentation?



Head Wound Procedure and Sedation Coding

Mar 26, 2012 12:01 am    |    posted by Chris Dimick   |    Monday coding quiz

A 5-year-old patient was brought into the emergency room with a deep 2-cm laceration of his scalp. The child was combative and would not allow staff to cleanse the wound. The mother held the child in her lap while the ED physician administered 10 mg of Versed intranasally.

When the child was sufficiently sedated, one of the ED nurses monitored the patient’s vital signs, and the physician performed a layered repair of the laceration. The intra- service time for the procedure did not exceed 30 minutes.  Assign the correct CPT code(s) for the procedure and sedation for this case:


Coding Acute Myocardial Infarction in ICD-10-CM

Mar 19, 2012 12:01 am    |    posted by Chris Dimick   |    Monday coding quiz

A myocardial infarction is considered acute for _____ weeks according to the ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting.



Coding Observation E/M Codes

Mar 12, 2012 12:01 am    |    posted by Chris Dimick   |    Monday coding quiz

Observation E/M codes (99218–99220) are used when:


CPT Guidelines on Procedure Coding

Mar 05, 2012 12:01 am    |    posted by Chris Dimick   |    Monday coding quiz

Per CPT guidelines, a separate procedure:



Codes Describing Conscious Sedation Procedure

Feb 27, 2012 12:01 am    |    posted by Chris Dimick   |    Monday coding quiz

A list of codes describing procedures that include conscious sedation, if administered by the same surgeon as performs the procedure, can be found in:



Reporting Jakob-Creutzfeldt Disease with Dementia

Feb 20, 2012 12:01 am    |    posted by Chris Dimick   |    Monday coding quiz

In ICD-9-CM coding, to report Jakob-Creutzfeldt disease with dementia, you  would need:



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