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ICD-9-CM
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International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification
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The ICD-9-CM is developed by the
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World Health Organization
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Mortality
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the frequency of deaths
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Revisions to the ICD occur every
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10 years
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Updates to the procedural classification of the ICD-9-CM are coordinated by the
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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Updates to the disease classification of the ICD-9-CM are coordinated by the
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National Center for Health Statistics
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Which act mandated the reporting of the ICD-9-CM iagnostic codes on all claims submitted to the medicare program
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Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act of 1988
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The CCS credential is awarded by the
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American Health Information Management Association
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The CPC credential is awarded by the
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American Academy of Professional Coders
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The CCS-P credential is awarded by the
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American Health Information Management Association
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Which act mandated the use of standardized codes for the electronic submission of healthcare data?
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health insurance portability and accountability act of 1996
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which organization offers certifications and credentialing to ensure that healthcare information is managed accurately
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american health information management association
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AHIMA's mission is focused on
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all aspects of health information
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The ICD-9-CM diagnostic codes are used to report diagnoses for
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all levels of care
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the ICD-9-Cm codebook consists of how many volumes
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3
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Volume 1 of the ICD-9 contains
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a numerical listing of diseases and injuries
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a coder must reference both
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the alphabetic index and tabular list when coding
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volume 3 of ICD-9
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contains the alphabetic and tabular listing of procedures
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the classification of diseeas and injuries is contained which volume
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1
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the alphabetic index to poisoning and external causes of adverse effects of drugs and other chemical substances is commonly referred to as the
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table of drugs and chemicals
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the supplementary classifications of the ICD-9 are known as
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V codes and E codes
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E codes provide a classification for
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external causes of injuries and poisonings
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V codes provide a classification for
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history of disease
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Category codes contain a series of how many digits
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3
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subcategory codes contain how many digits
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4
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subclassification codes contain how many digits
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5
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codes that do not contain all necessary digits are called
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truncated codes
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subcategory codes are only usd if
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no subclassification codes exist
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the alphabetic indices are organized by
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main terms
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diseases are located in volume 2 by referencing the ____ that is present
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injury or disease
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the tabular volumes are arranged by
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chapters
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diagnostic des contain a maximum of how many digits
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5
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procedural codes contain how many digits
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4
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the notation SEE is used
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in the alphabetic index and instructs the coder to cross reference the term listed
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the CODE FIRST UNDERLYING CONDITION instructional notation appears
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in the tabular list
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the instructional notation USE ADDITIONAL CODE instructs the coder to
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add a second code to fully code the diagnosis
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square brackets are used
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only in the tabular list
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italicized brackets are used
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only in the alphabetic index
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in the alphabetic index of procedures the primary arrangement of terms is by the
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name of the procedure
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after selecting a code from the alphabetic index, the coder should
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verify the code in the tabular list
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parentheses are used to enclose
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supplementary words
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the SEE CATEGORY notation is used
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in the alphabetic index and signals the coder to reference a specific category in the tabular list