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How will my ability to abstract the necessary information
from a medical document, apply CPT codes, HCPCS codes,
and modifiers in the correct sequence increase my career options?

 

This assignment helps you apply your knowledge from this week’s modules and readings. 

 

The ICD-10-CM codes show medical necessity for procedures, supplies, or services that are provided to the patient in the medical setting.  These codes are used to study healthcare costs, predict health care trends, and even plan for future health care needs.  Developing accurate ICD-10 coding skills could help you become a better medical biller and coder. 

 

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Building Your ICD-10-CM Coding Skills
Use your coding manual, textbooks, and other course resources to answer the following questions.

 

1.Apply the correct steps for ICD coding to answer the questions below for the following statement: Cataract due to type 1 diabetes         

  1. What is the illness, injury, or condition listed in the statement?

Cataract due to type 1 diabetes

 

  1. What main term in the Alphabetic Index is referenced to identify a code for the condition

Diabetes

 

  1. What subterm(s) better identifies the condition? 

Type 1

 

  1. What, if any, are the cross reference instructions in the Alphabetic Index that should be followed?

With cataract

 

  1. What code (s) are listed for the condition in the Alphabetic Index? 

E10.36

 

 

2.Apply the correct steps for ICD coding to answer the questions below for the following statement: Pernicious anemia    

  1. What is the illness, injury, or condition listed in the statement?

Pernicious anemia

 

  1. What main term in the Alphabetic Index is referenced to identify a code for the condition?

anemia

 

  1. What subterm(s) better identifies the condition?

Pernicious

 

  1. What, if any, are the cross reference instructions in the Alphabetic Index that should be followed?

None

 

  1. What code (s) are listed for the condition in the Alphabetic Index?

B51.0

 

 

3.Apply the correct steps for ICD coding to answer the questions below for the following statement: Benign neoplasm of the proximal third of the esophagus      

  1. What is the illness, injury, or condition listed in the statement?    

Benign Neoplasm of the proximal third of the esophagus

 

  1. What main term in the Alphabetic Index is referenced to identify a code for the condition?    

Neoplasm

 

  1. What subterm(s) better identifies the condition?  

Type answer here

 

  1. What, if any, are the cross reference instructions in the Alphabetic Index that should be followed? 

Type answer here

 

  1. What code (s) are listed for the condition in the Alphabetic Index?

Type answer here

 

 

4.Apply the correct steps for ICD coding to answer the questions below for the following statement: Cochlear otosclerosis, bilateral    

 

  1. What is the illness, injury, or condition listed in the statement?   

Type answer here

 

  1. What main term in the Alphabetic Index is referenced to identify a code for the condition?  

Type answer here

 

  1. What subterm(s) better identifies the condition?  

Type answer here

 

  1. What, if any, are the cross reference instructions in the Alphabetic Index that should be followed? 

Type answer here

 

  1. What code (s) are listed for the condition in the Alphabetic Index?

 

Type answer here

 



Apply the 8 Steps to Correct ICD-10-CM Coding
Use your coding manual to assign appropriate codes.

 

5.Meniere’s disease    

Type answer here

 

6.Acute pulmonary edema     
Type answer here
 

  1. Heart failure    
    Type answer here
     
  2. Abscess of the salivary glands       

Type answer here

 

9.Stage-1 pressure ulcer of the right hip          

Type answer here

 

10.Dementia with aggressive behavior    

 Type answer here

 

11.Patient seen in ED, diagnosed as alcohol dependent patient who is intoxicated.     

Type answer here

 

12.Patient presents for HIV screening, patient is asymptomatic.     

Type answer here

 

13.Dehydration        

Type answer here

 

14.Meningitis caused by measles    

Type answer here

 

15.Acute lymphangitis of left upper arm    

Type answer here

16.Benign neoplasm of the thymus    

Type answer here

 

 



Reflection
Reflect on what you have learned this week to help you respond to the question below. You may choose to respond in writing or by recording a video!

 

You’ve had the opportunity to navigate both the Alphabetic Index and the Tabular List of the ICD-10-CM coding manual.  What is the most efficient way to find the correct code using both the index and the tabular list? Provide 2 examples of how you were able to locate codes and give the reasons this worked for you.                 

Type answer here
 

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