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Medical Billing

Medical Billing & Coding National Review
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  1. What would GTTS on a prescription mean?
    Drops per minute
  2. ROM stands for?
    Range of motion
  3. Abbreviation TPR BP stands for?
    Temperature Pulse Respiration Blood Pressure
  4. Abbreviation for every night?
  5. Abbreviation for Potassium?
  6. Abbreviation for Papanicolaou Smear?
  7. Abbreviation for Microgram?
  8. Abbreviation for water?
  9. Abbreviation for Incision and Drainage?
    I & D
  10. Abbreviation for Carcinoma?
  11. Abbreviation for Hemoglobin Blood Test?
    Hb, Hgb, HGB
  12. Abbreviation for Urinalysis?
  13. Abbreviation for White Blood Cell or White Blood Count?
  14. Stat means?
  15. NPO means?
    Nothing by mouth
  16. IM, SQ, IV are all types of?
  17. AC means?
    Before Meals
  18. Abbreviation for Oxygen?
    O, O2
  19. What is an example of when a patient would give up on their right to confidentially?
    Taking the physician to court
  20. What is done according to OSHA when an employee sustains an eye injury such as a burn a chemical accident?
    A confidential medical examination and documentation are immediately required. OSHA guidelines must be on-site, readily available, and followed exactly.
  21. How often must an employee who may be exposed to hazardous or infectious materials on the job is given free information and training during work hours?
    During working hours and before new employee starts a position and annually thereafter.
  22. What is the appropriate way for a patient to donate organs upon death?
    Request to be an organ donor, and the medical practice staff should advise the proper authorities.
  23. When a physician reports a case of AIDS to the state this is called?
    Reportable Disease/ Incidences
  24. Living will:
    Document whereby an individual expresses in advance his or her wishes regarding the use of life-sustaining treatment in the event the patient is incapable of making decisions.
  25. Medical ethics:
    information disclosed to a physician during the course of the patient-physician relationship is confidential to the utmost degree.
  26. Res ispa loquitur:
    "the thing speaks for itself" it is also known as the doctrine of common knowledge
  27. Malpractice:
    Negligence or carelessness of a professional person.
  28. Respondent superior:
    “Let the master answer,” a legal term meaning that employers are legally responsible for the consequences of their employees’ actions when they are acting within the scope of their employment.
  29. Malpractice law:
    Law against malpractice which might lead to injury or illness.
  30. Arbitration:
    When both parties maintain their positions, but agree to submit their differences to a panel for resolution.
  31. Durable power of attorney:
    Legal instrument enabling an individual to act on another person’s behalf. In health care, it gives authority to make a medical decision for another.
  32. Another name for terminating care of a patient
  33. What is a rule of conduct established and enforced by an authority or governing body, such as the federal government?
  34. What was the first type of insurance to be offered?
    Disability Insurance
  35. A device used to transfer information from one computer to another or a telephone line is a?
    USB Flash Drive
  36. Another name for a personal computer:
  37. Personal computers are frequently found in a?
    Physicians Office
  38. Mainframe computers are frequently used in?
    health care organizations to improve productivity, maximize revenues and streamline information.
  39. The three basic types of computers are mainframe, personal, and?
  40. What is one advantage of using computers?
  41. Together dictation and transcription mean?
    Written text while speaking.
  42. Another word for dictation?
  43. Another word for transcription?
  44. A transcriptionist may be asked to transcribe recorded words into written texts using?
    Dictation, Transcription equipment.
  45. Adding machines differ from calculator in that adding machine?
    Adding machines provide a printed receipt of each entry
  46. What type of paper do most models of fax machines use?
    Thermal Paper
  47. A small electronic device that gives a signal to indicate that someone is tying to reach he physician is?
  48. Voicemail is often used in conjunction with a?
    Automated menu
  49. Faxes can be received ____ hours a day?
  50. A way to send documents rapidly to locations outside the office is by
    • Fax Machine
    • Email
  51. A benefit of a voicemail system is?
    Callers never receive busy signal
  52. One of the most important pieces of communication equipment in a medical practice is the?
  53. A substance produced by the stomach necessary for the digestion of food is called?
    Hydrochloric acid
  54. Cellular elements in the blood which are important in coagulation are?
    • Platelet
    • Fibrin
  55. Tissues are composed of?
    Groups of cells that have similar functions in the body
  56. The urinary system is composed of the?
    • Two kidneys
    • Two ureters
    • One bladder
    • And one urethra
  57. Posterior is?
    Toward the back, back side of the body; dorsal
  58. Coronary circulation is the medical term describing circulation of the blood through?
    The heart
  59. The lithotomy position is used when a patient is having?
    • Vaginal examinations
    • Pap smear
    • vaginal operations
    • And diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the urethra and bladder; on back with lower extremities flexed and feet placed in stirrups.
  60. Sublingual glands are located?
    Below the tongue
  61. The spleen is located
    Upper left quadrant of the abdomen
  62. What has the least amount of pressure arteries, capillaries, or veins?
  63. The basic structural unit of the body is the?
  64. A group of similar tissues make up a?
  65. The body’s acid balance changes when the body does not eliminate?
    • Carbon Dioxide
    • CO2
  66. The accessory organ of the digestive system that store and concentrates bile?
  67. One of the functions of the sudoriferous gland is to?
    Secrete sweat to cool down the body and to eliminate wastes
  68. The function of the acoustic nerve is?
    Is to hear enable you to hear
  69. The longest strongest bone of the skeleton is?
    Femur; thigh
  70. The guidelines for using the index of the CPT book tells you to begin with ____ first
    CPT Index
  71. There are two types of CPT codes one is add on and the other is?
    Stand Alone Codes
  72. Basic CPT Codes use how many digits?
    Five Digits
  73. Name the government sponsored insurance plans
    • Medicare
    • Medicaid
  74. CPT stands for
    Current Procedural Terminology
  75. A code that is used to describe the main reason for the patient’s visit in cases where the patient is not sick is called a ____ code.
    V Code
  76. The assigning of multiple CPT codes when one CPT would fully describe the service or procedure is called?
  77. Procedures that are considered unusual, experimental, or new and do not have a specific code number assigned; unlisted procedure code are located at the end of the subsection and can be used to identify any new procedure that lacks a code is?
    Unlisted Procedures
  78. An EOB is
    Explanation of Benefits; Hardcopy notification sent by an insurance carrier to patient and provider (if provider accepts assignment) indicating the disposition of a claim. It shows the dates of service, type of service, and charges filed on the claim, as well as what was paid and the reason(s) for any denials.
  79. What services are covered by Medicare Part B?
    Physician services in both hospital and nonhospital settings