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Assign ICD-9-CM diagnosis and procedure codes to the following:


Paralysis of left leg due to old poliomyelitis


Brain damage following cerebral abscess seven months ago


Mononeuritis, median nerve, resulting from previous crush injury to right arm


Cerebrovascular accident two years ago with residual hemiplegia of the dominant side


Aphasia due to old stroke


Quadriplegia due to spinal cord injury


Late effects of viral encephalitis


Wrist contracture due to old compound fracture of left radius

Assign appropriate V-codes to the circumstances below. Only V-codes are necessary.


A patient underwent routine mammography, which revealed no pathology


Preoperative cardiovascular examination


A family member representative refers the patient for evaluation of a suspected mental disorder. None is found and no other condition is identified.


Admission for removal of internal fixation device


Routine postpartum follow-up visit


Admission for physical therapy rehabilitation


Admission for chemotherapy

Please code the following ICD-9 diagnosis and procedure codes:

  1. Positive TB (tuberculin) skin test

  1. Abnormal prothrombin time

  1. Clinic patient seen for generalized abdominal pain, suspect pancreatitis

  1. History of carcinoma of the lip

  1. Patient's clothes caught fire in kitchen accident at home (two e-codes)

  1. Posttraumatic scars of face due to old accidental laceration

  1. Patient on long-term anti-coagulant therapy

  1. Status post renal transplant

  1. Right sided hemiplegia (dominant side) due to old CVA

  1. Patient fell down stairs (e-code)

I am having problems with my coding and billing excercises
Submitted: 7 years ago.
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