Week 2 Study Guide BC3030
Please review the following topics in preparation for your week 2 coursework.
Objectives for “Next Step” Chapter 9 (used in conjunction with the ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 code books)
• Objective 1
o Remember to use the main term in the index of the ICD-9-CM and the appropriate sub-terms for the best code options. Read the guidelines for specific information regarding additional coding and code sequencing.
o There may be multiple diagnosis for each patient.
• Objective 2
o Read and be familiar with the guidelines preceding the specific code range in the CPT-4 code book.
o Use the main term in the index of the CPT-4 code book and the appropriate sub-term for specific code range.
• Objective 3
o Chest tube can be used as a method of draining fluid (pg. 399)
o Residents work under the direction of a physician (pg. 373)
o Endoscopic procedures are reported based on the furthest extent (pg. 402)
o Review Respiratory System terminology
§ Pleural effusion (pg. 371)
§ Pharyngitis (pg. 372)
§ Nasal turbinates (pg. 398)
§ Ablation, Biopsy, Rhinoplasty, Septoplasty (pg. 398)
o Endoscopies are procedures when a scope is place in the body. (pg. 401)
• Objective 4
o Review Common Terms
§ American Health Information Management Association (pg. 136)
§ Auditing (pg. 134)
§ Breach of confidentiality (pg. 147)
§ Code set (pg. 134)
§ Compliance officer (pg. 151)