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True
The Tabular List contains grids that represent the last four characters of a procedure code.

Exacerbation of asthma
Patient is admitted following an outpatient procedure because of an exacerbation of the patient’s asthma. What is the principal diagnosis?

Revision of device in
The root operation is defined as correcting a portion of a previously performed procedure is:

True
In the inpatient setting, a procedure code from ICD-9-CM Volume 3 would be assigned to identify a procedure.

Urinary tract infection
Patient is admitted with dysuria due to a severe urinary tract infection. Which diagnosis should be reported?

Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set
The acronym UHDDS stands for:

True
The use of a POA indicator is required for all acute-care facilities that are reimbursed under MS-DRGs.

Both peptic ulcer disease and chronic cholecystitis (either one can be principal)
The discharge summary states the patient’s diagnoses are peptic ulcer disease versus chronic cholecystitis. Which diagnoses should be reported?

True
When two or more diagnoses equally meet the definition for principal diagnosis, either one can be selected as the principal diagnosis.

False
The principal diagnosis is defined as the most serious condition during a patient’s hospital stay.

False
The American Hospital Association is responsible for the development of ICD-10-PCS.

True
A principal procedure is one that is performed for definitive treatment rather than for diagnostic or exploratory purposes, or one necessary to take care of a complication.

Carries an anesthetic shock. Is surgical in nature. Requires specialized training.
A significant procedure is one that:

True
The removal of a tooth is an example of an extraction.

Resection
The root operation that is defined as cutting out or off, without replacement, all of a body part is:

True
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is responsible for the development of ICD-10-PCS.

True
The ICD-10-PCS has a seven-character alphanumeric code structure.

True
The Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting are updated every year.

True
In the inpatient setting, the physician documents possible aspiration pneumonia in the discharge summary. The aspiration pneumonia is coded as if it exists.

Abdominal pain, peptic ulcer disease, cholecystitis
The discharge summary states the patient’s diagnosis is acute abdominal pain due to peptic ulcer disease or cholecystitis. Which diagnoses should be reported?

Release
The root operation that is defined as freeing of a body part is:

False
It is unacceptable to assign codes in the inpatient setting to diagnoses that are documented as being “probable,” “suspected,” or “likely.”

False
In the inpatient setting, a CPT code would be assigned for a procedure code.

Drainage
The root operation that is defined as taking into or letting our of fluids and/or gases in a part of a body is:

False
In the inpatient setting, the principal diagnosis is also called the “first-listed” diagnosis.

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