By Joann C. Rowell, Michelle A. Green
Realizing medical insurance is a accomplished consultant for these studying approximately medical insurance declare processing. targets of this variation are 1) to introduce information regarding significant assurance courses and federal healthiness care laws, 2) to supply easy details on nationwide analysis and method coding structures and three) simplify the method of finishing declare kinds. comprises pertinent, easy-to-understand details on universal medical health insurance plans, with separate chapters on coding and repayment concerns, and step by step directions for HCFA-1500 declare final touch. Case stories and assessment routines supply clients quite a few possibilities to use wisdom to construct ability in finishing HCFA-1500 claims appropriately. CD-ROM in textual content and accompanying workbook offers extra workouts and perform in finishing HCFA-1500 claims electronically. comprises new information about CPT-5, ICD-10-CM and HCFA compensation concerns. additionally on hand are internet educate and Blackboard models.
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CPT is updated ____. ) a. annually b. semi-annually c. every 2 years 3. The updated version of CPT is released in ____. ) a. January b. late spring c. late fall 4. Federal programs generally implement the new codes on ____. ) a. January 1 b. June 1 c. September 1 5. What must each procedure submitted on a claim be linked to? _____________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________ CPT FORMAT 6. List the six sections of the CPT code book.
Bronchial croup _____________________ c. Chronic conjunctivitis _____________________ d. Acute confusion _____________________ e. Car sickness _____________________ f. Rosacea _____________________ ORGANIZATION OF THE TABULAR LIST 37. ICD-9 codes for Chapters 1 through 17 are organized according to ________________________ ________________________ category codes. 38. How is specificity achieved? ____________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________ 39.
Varicose vein with inflammation and ulcer _____________________ WORKING WITH INDEX TABLES 64. For each item, enter T for a true statement or F for a false statement on the line provided. _______ a. The Hypertension/Hypertensive table contains a complete listing of hypertension codes and other conditions associated with hypertension. _______ b. It is not always necessary to check the Tabular List before assigning a final code for hypertension/hypertensive conditions. _______ c. When “with” separates two conditions in the diagnostic statement only one code is needed.