Final Examination Booklet2
Part A: Answer each of the following questions in one or two paragraphs. Each answer isworth 20 points.
1. Differentiate between the official coding guidelines for using V codes in an inpatient andoutpatient setting.2. You’ve started your first day at Venture Outpatient Surgery Center. Explain how youwould code an operative report.3. Discuss coding for obstetrics, including items covered by the global fee for antepartumand postpartum periods of normal pregnancy.
Part B: Answer each of the following items in two to five sentences. Each answer is worthfour points.
1. Explain the importance of a fee schedule and the factors it’s based on.2. Why would a coder want to take special precaution when coding the diagnosis of human immunodeficiency virus or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome?3. If a patient suffers multiple burns, describe the
coding sequence.4. What is the result of an erroneous coding of a neoplasm?5. Explain how evaluation and management (E/M) codes are grouped.
Part C: Select the one best answer to each question. Each item is worth two points.
1. Which of the following modifiers is used to indicate partial reduction or elimination of apathology procedure?
-522. When a physician provides a “complete” radiological procedure, two codes are submitted.One code is a radiological code, the other is a code from the _______ section.
HCPCS Level II modifier
supervision3. CPT Category II codes consist of _______ digits followed by one alpha character.