At minimum, how many codes are assigned for the diagnosis of acute respiratory failure due to pneumococcal sepsis?
A coding professional may assume a cause-and-effect relationship between hypertension and which of the following complications?
Heart disease only
Chronic kidney disease only
Both heart disease and chronic kidney disease
CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis without contrast material would be coded:
A patient presents with a palpable lump in the left breast.
The surgeon dissects down to the mass and removes it entirely. The procedure is described as “Biopsy of mass of left breast.” Assign the appropriate CPT code (omitting modifiers).
A nursing facility patient develops an acute illness and is seen by her attending physician. He performs a detailed interval history and a detailed physical examination and performs medical decision making of moderate complexity.
What code should the physician use to report these services?
In the diagnostic statement “diabetic midfoot ulcer,” which code sequence should be assigned?
In ICD-10-CM, malignant neoplasm coding of the lymphoid system (C81–C85), a fifth character of 5 refers to which organs?
Lymph nodes of inguinal region and lower limb
Lymph nodes of head, face, and neck
Lymph nodes of axilla and upper limb
Intrapelvic lymph nodes
For patients receiving therapeutic services in the outpatient setting for chemotherapy, or radiation therapy, the first-listed reported diagnosis is:
The diagnosis toward which the treatment is directed
The appropriate Z code
Either a or b
The diagnosis that the physician lists first on the order
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