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Practice Question For Medical Coding:Medical terminology(I) Answer Book

 a. Rational: suffix -ostomy meaning is a 'new permanent opening '.  b. Rational: suffix -megaly is deal with enlargement or large.  b. Rational: suffix -rrhagia mean abnormal flow.  d. Rational: suffix -scopy mean to examine.  c. Rational: suffix -oma is used for tumor.  c. Rational: "lithiasis" is divided as litho and -osis. Litho mean stone and -osis mean… Continue reading Practice Question For Medical Coding:Medical terminology(I) Answer Book

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Practice Question For Medical Coding:Medical terminology(I)

Tracheostomy suffix deal with A new permanent opening Make an incision Excised Removal of trachea Acromegaly suffix deal with Small Large Rupture Cancer Menorrhagia suffix meaning : Flow Abnormal flow Normal flow None of the above. Colonoscopy  suffix deal with: Study of Recording Formation To examine Neuroma suffix meaning of: Malignant Benign Tumor Disease The term… Continue reading Practice Question For Medical Coding:Medical terminology(I)

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Practice Question ICD-10 (I) Answer Book

c is correct answer because possible condition do not coded so option a is eliminated. a. is correct answer. leiomyoma mentioned with its type intramural. D25.1 is mentioned with Intramural leiomyoma of uterus. b. is right choice as H04.513 is coded for dacryolith of lacrimal passages of both eyes. c. is right answer. d.is answer. c is… Continue reading Practice Question ICD-10 (I) Answer Book

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Practice Question ICD-10 (I)

1.Patient presents with chest pain. Physician performs a detailed exam and diagnosed as possible myocarditis. Code the diagnosis. a. I51.4 b. R07.89 c. R07.9 d. I20.9 2. A 42-year-old female had presented in physician's clinic  with menometrorrhagia. After reviewing her pelvic ultrasound and histologic examination  physician concluded as a large intramural leiomyoma is present in… Continue reading Practice Question ICD-10 (I)

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Freestanding Ambulatory Surgical Centers: An Outpatient Setting

Freestanding Ambulatory Surgical centers are private or corporate entities. Its can work with a hospital but its have separate billing system and can work as an independent from any hospital, In 2008, Medicare published a list of procedure that covers in freestanding ASCs but private payer may have their own list of covered services. Freestanding… Continue reading Freestanding Ambulatory Surgical Centers: An Outpatient Setting

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A Sound Knowledge of : Status Indicator A, B, C & D

 Status Indicator A Status Indicator A covers services provide to a hospital outpatient setting. These services are paid under a fee schedule or payment system other than the OPPS. Services Covered:- Ambulance Services EPO for ESRD Patient Diagnostic Mammography Physical, Occupational, and Speech therapy Routine Dialysis services for ESRD These services are not paid under… Continue reading A Sound Knowledge of : Status Indicator A, B, C & D

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How do Status Indicator influence the reimbursement in Medical Billing?

A Status indicator explains the payment methodology for outpatient hospital services. It determines that under what payment system the service are paid. It is appended with every HCPCS code to identify the particular services or procedure described by the code would be paid under the hospital OPPS. Hospital outpatient services may include:- Physician professional services.… Continue reading How do Status Indicator influence the reimbursement in Medical Billing?