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1.) a patient is brought to the hospital by ambulance after falling from a ladder while painting his two-story home. his wife said the he struck his head and was unconscious for approcimately 20 minutes. on examination, he was found to have an open skull fracture with cerebral lacerations and contusions. the skull fractur was debrided and reduced. he was on the intensive-care unit for five days and on the medical floor for five days after that. on day 10, he was discharged in good condition. code and sequence the appropriate diagnosis and treatment codes for this case.

2.) a patient was admitted to university hospital because of suspected carcinoma of the colon. an exploratory laparotomy was performed, and a large mass was found in the anastomosis. the pathology report confirmed adenocarcinoma of the sigmoid colon. code and sequence the diagnosis and procedure codes for this inpatient case.

3.) a 16-year old male was fishing and accidentally fot the fishhook stuck in the back of his hand. after being examined in the emergency room at university hospital, the physician clipped the protruding section of the fishhook and then pulled the hook out of the skin with a hemostat. the wound was irrigated, a dressing was applied, and the patient was discharged home. what are the ICD-9-CM and/or CPT procedure codes for this case?

4.) a newborn is being held as an inpatient for observation of possible jaundice. what are the range CPT codes that the physician could use for the initial hospital care and the subsequent hospital care?
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Expert:  Shawn P Adamo replied 2 years ago.

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
yes the codes and the correct sequence
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
all the questions should be coded with ICD-9-CM and/or CPT , editions 2011
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

the coding sequence is wrong, the E code has always to be at the end.

and there are codes missing for the stay ing the hospital and for some diagnoses and treatments. just one example - open skull fracture with cerebral lacerations
and contusions (not specifying base or vault) unconscious appx 20 min will be coded as 803.62.

and the fourth answer should be somewhere in the 9000 codes

please look over it again!!! thanks

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