Medical record documents a condition to a level of specificity not identified by a General Coding Guidelines: 1. Use both the Alphabetic Index and the Tabular List when locating and assigning a code. the Alphabetic Index and by reading the inclusion and exclusion notes in
Medical Coding Medical Coding Objectives Diagnosis Codes: The ICD-9-CM (cont.) Alphabetic Index (Volume 2) Diagnoses appear in alphabetical order The index is organized by condition Should be used initially to look up conditions Tabular List
Medical care but are not a current illness and/or injury. aLWaYs CHeCK For THe TerM In THe aLpHaBeTIC LIsTInG BeFore CoDInG FroM THe neopLasM TaBLe Let's try one * Alphabetic index organized by main terms that describe the accident, circumstance,
33. To select a correct diagnosis code in the ICD-9-CM, first look up the medical term in the Alphabetic Index and then verify the indicated code in the Tabular List. TRUE/FALSE In ICD-9-CM coding, undetermined conditions indicated by words such as "rule out" or "suspected" are not reported
Medical Specialty Coding Board of ICD-9 Basics Study Guide for the Home Health ICD-9 Basic Competencies Examination Two Washingtonian Center The Alphabetic Index (Volume 2) contains: • An alphabetical listing of diseases and reasons for encoun-
Alphabetic Index of external cause of injury and poisoning. Volume 3, Incomplete or inaccurate codes may result in insurance denial because of a lack of medical necessity. CODING TIPS AND HINTS? Always have a good medical dictionary.?
This manual is designed for new Part A and Part B medical coding and billing personnel. To prevent coding errors, use both the Alphabetic Index and the tabular list when locating and assigning a code. Step 3: Locate the main entry term
Medical Coding PowerPoint® presentation to accompany: Medical Assisting Third Edition Apply Your Knowledge A medical assistant has looked up a medical term in the alphabetic index, and next to the term is the word “see.” What does this mean?
In the Alphabetic Index and by reading the inclusion and exclusion the diagnostic conditions involved or when the Alphabetic Index so directs. Multiple coding should not be used when the classification medical record documents COPD with acute exacerbation
Focused Medical Review derived from reported data (Medicare, Medicaid) Vendors: Coding Conventions: Punctuation Alphabetic Index & Tabular List Alveolitis allergic (extrinsic) Alphabetic index lists etiology code followed by the
MEDICAL CODING 1 ICD-9=CM FORMAT. GROUP #: _____ DATE: _____ MEMBERS Hypertension Table is found in the Alphabetic Index under the Alphabetic Index under the main term “Hypertension.”. True False . 47.
Alphabetic Index to Diseases Slanted brackets appear in the Alphabetic Index and indicate mandatory multiple coding Both codes must be assigned in When this instruction is found in the Alphabetic Index to Diseases, the medical term should not be coded as a diagnosis. Hum,
Already in medical record documentation but is not currently needed for ICD-9-CM coding. 44. ICD-10 Facts vs. Myths •Myth: The increased number of codes will make ICD-10-CM impossible to use. •Fact: The Alphabetic Index and electronic coding
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