There are ____ glands in the endocrine system of the body.
The peripheral nervous system refers to the nervous structures outside of the:
central nervous system
Shunts are devices used to:
relieve pressure in the brain caused by fluid buildup
Within the Endocrine System description, the terms subtotal and ____ mean something less than the total.
When reporting a craniectomy/craniotomy procedure, it is common that additional ____ is required.
The initials that indicate a shunting procedure are:
What procedure is often performed with a laminectomy?
During skull-based surgery, if one surgeon performs the approach and a second physician performs the definitive procedure and a third physician performs the closure, what modifier is appended to the definitive procedure code?
no modifier is used
The Endocrine subsection of the CPT manual contains codes for ____ endocrine glands.
This is the most commonly known neuroplastic procedure:
Neuroplasty is the:
decompression of intact nerves
In the Surgery of Skull Base, the ____ procedure is the method used to obtain exposure of the lesion.
The codes in the Eye and Ocular Adnexa subsection are bilateral codes.
The destruction codes in the Posterior Segment subsection include one or more sessions.
corrects the muscle misalignment
Cataract and lens replacement uses ____ different approaches.
The term evisceration when refering to removal of the eye includes the removal of the eye, the adnexa, and the bony structure.
A keratoplasty is a procedure performed on which part of the eye?
When the operative report indicates that skin grafting was performed in conjunction with a procedure on the orbit of the eye, the Coder should refer to codes from which Chapter of the CPT Manual?
If a procedure was performed on both eyes which modifier would be used?
In cataract surgery common approaches known as:
Extracapsular and Intracapsular (ECCE and ICCE)
The correct medical term to describe the placement of pressure equalization tubes in the ear is:
If tympanostomy is performed on both ears modifier -50 would be used to show it was done bilaterally.
Which is not a part of the ossicular chain in the middle ear?
Tympanoplasty codes are divided into two major divisions that specify with or without mastoidectomy.
A ____ procedure is one that is performed independently of, and not immediately related to, another service.
The modifier reported when a physician component is reported separately is
What is the standard measure of energy in radiation treatment?
What is the name of the high-frequency sound waves in an imaging process that is used to diagnose patient illness?
How many levels of Surgical Pathology are there?
What type of drug test measures the amount of a drug in the specimen?
What is the name given to grouped laboratory work that represents those tests commonly performed together?
In what section would you locate codes to report vein punctures and arterial punctures?
What is the name of the subsection within Pathology/Laboratory that deals with the laboratory work performed to determine cellular changes?
In the Pathology/Laboratory section of the CPT, drugs are listed by their ____ names.
Qualitative analysis is defined as:
analysis of a substance in order to ascertain the nature of chemical constituents
Quantitative analysis is defined as:
determining the amounts and proportions of chemical constituents
What name is given to cultures for identification of organisms, as well as the identification of sensitivities of the organism to antibiotics?
A sample of tissue from a suspect area can be further divided into which of the following?
There are four subheadings in the Radiology section.
Codes in the Pathology/Laboratory section, Evocation/Suppression Testing include which of the following?
The phrase “with contrast” represents contrast material administered intravascularly, intra-articularly, or intrathecally.
A service that is rarely provided, unusual, variable, or new would always require a special report in determining medical appropriateness of the service.
Pathologists have specific codes for clinical pathology consultations.
A surgical pathology specimen that is not listed in the pathology code descriptions should be assigned a code that most closely reflects the physician’s work involved compared to other specimens assigned to that code.
anterior (ventral) – A posterior (dorsal) -E superior – C inferior – D medial – F lateral – B
A. in front of E. in back of C. toward the head or the upper part of the body; also known as cephalad or cephalic D. away from the head or the lower part of the body; also known as caudad or caudal F. toward the midline of the body B. away from the midline of the body (to the side)
What is the modifier used to identify the technical component of a radiologic procedure?
What is the abbreviation for electromyography
During sleep studies they are measuring _______?
Initial _____ is reported through time and type.
Divided into _____ and _____ service codes/therapeutic services