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Medical Coding And Billing Clinical

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1. Which ICD-9-CM convention is used around nonessential or supplementary terms that do not affect the code?






2. Which of the following types of insurance covers injuries that are caused by the insured or that occurred on the insured's property?






3. Which ICD-9-CM convention is used around nonessential or supplementary terms that do not affect the code?






4. Which of the following should be a factor when selecting an outside collection agency?






5. Where will you locate the ICD code for a complete radiologic examination of the nasal bones?






6. An employer identification number is required by law from every employer for federal tax accounting purposes






7. The process of classifying and reviewing past-due accounts from the first date of billing is...






8. Expenses such as routine eye examinations or dental care that are not covered by an insurance company are called exclusions.






9. The most appropriate response from a medical assistant when a patient calls the medical practice questioning why an insurance claim was rejected is...






10. It is acceptable to threaten to send a patient's account to a collection agency even if you are not ready to do so






11. The most likely outcome of an insurance claim submitted with a diagnosis code of a sore throat and a treatment code indicating a cast for a broken leg would be...






12. The payment system used by Medicare is based on...






13. The determination of the amount of money paid by a third-party payer for a procedure is...






14. Under a Medicare Managed Care Plan - the PCP provides treatment and manages the patient's medical care through _______________ to specialists when additional care is required






15. The number of dependents an employee is claiming is found on the






16. he ICD code for a home visit for evaluation and management of an established patient is found in which of the following series of codes?






17. A(n) _______________ account uses the last date of payment or charge for each illness as the starting date for determining the time limit on that specific debt






18. A federal Truth in Lending statement - which is a written description of the agreed terms of payment - is also called a(n) _______________ statement






19. The American Academy of Professional Coders offers the ____ credential - also requiring coursework and on-the-job experience.






20. The Relative Value Unit System was created to...






21. Expenses such as routine eye examinations or dental care that are not covered by an insurance company are called exclusions.






22. The process of classifying and reviewing past-due accounts from the first date of billing is...






23. The ______________ is paid to the provider even if the patient receives no care






24. Which of the following is mandated for hourly employees by the Fair Labor Standards Act?






25. Money paid as compensation as result of a lawsuit is called _______________.






26. If an employee earns $8 per hour and works 35 hours per week - the gross earnings are...






27. A benefit period for Medicare begins the day a patient goes into the hospital and ends when that patient has not been hospitalized for ____ days






28. To avoid writing checks for small amounts - you may pay for small purchases using the _______________ _______________ fund - which is cash kept on hand in the office.






29. The ICD-9-CM convention code first underlying disease means...






30. Eligibility for Medicaid is...


31. An act of deception used to take advantage of another person or entity is called...






32. Which of the following is also called Public Law 95-109?






33. The _______________-_______________ _______________ is the health plan that pays for medical services






34. If an employee earns $8 per hour and works 35 hours per week - the gross earnings are...






35. Prison sentences are possible consequences of...






36. The person to whom the check is written is the _______________.






37. Which of the following prohibits harassment and false statements when attempting to collect from a patient?






38. The person to whom the check is written is the _______________.






39. Prison sentences are possible consequences of...






40. Forgiveness or waiver of copayments by the provider due to the patient's inability to pay is a universally acceptable practice






41. When looking up an ICD-9-CM code - you see the notation NOS. What should you do?






42. An easy way to remember when an E code is required is...


43. Which of the following prohibits harassment and false statements when attempting to collect from a patient?






44. When looking up an ICD-9-CM code - you see the notation NOS. What should you do?






45. Some insurers will not pay a claim unless it is filed within ________ of the date of service






46. he ICD code for a home visit for evaluation and management of an established patient is found in which of the following series of codes?






47. The process of classifying and reviewing past-due accounts by age from the first date of billing is called _______________ _______________.






48. National codes issued by CMS that cover many supplies and durable medical equipment are...






49. The law requires all employers to withhold money from employees' net earnings to pay federal - state - and local income taxes






50. Most practices use checks from a standard checkbook - or they use _______________ checks - which are business checks with stubs attached