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Which of the following is an example of fraud?
Altering a pt's chart to increase the amount reimbursed
Because coding info is revised annually, medical assistants responsibility for coding should...
Attend at least one CPT and one ICD-9 class each year
How many digits are assigned to the primary code in the CPT coding systems?
Which of the following section of the CPT book refers to Evaluation and Management?
According to the CPT, when a health-care claim for the removal of a melanoma is coded, the code should be listed under which of the following body systems?
The ICD-9 CM codes for classifying the causes of injuries, posinings, or adverse drug reactions are...
The medicare level II codes are included in which of the following?
Which of the following is a diagnostic coding system that is used to code moribidity?
ICD-9-CM codes are revised, expanded, and refined annually to ensure
Specificity of disease
Which of the following is indicated by a triangle placed before a CPT code?
A code description has been changed or modified
Which of the following is a coding system used by medicare providers to report supplies and injections?
When using ICD-9-CM codes, which of the following will occure when the fourth and fifth digits are omitted?
Which of the following ICD-9 CM codes indicates the cause of an accident?
Changing a code to one you know the insurance company will pay for is called
coding for coverage
Which of the following is the most important factor in coding?
Accuracy of codes
Which of the following is a coding system used to document the procedure for suturing a laceration?
Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)
A two-digit modifier attached to the five-digits CPT code indicates
A service or procedure has been altered