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HiI just paid 3$ to view ur answer about medical coding,

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Hi Chris M, I just paid 3$ to view ur answer about medical coding, but unfortunately, the link file has been removed.

Hi there,


If you can supply the link to that question, I will see if I can retrieve the answer for you.



Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Hi again,

Answers are as follows:

1. B. sign.
2. D. Where an accident occurred
3. A. Residual effects that remain after the acute phase of an injury or illness
4. A. Code both diagnoses with either of the diagnoses sequenced first.
5. B. When the physician has documented the abnormal finding in the Progress Notes
6. B. E884.2
7. A. V67.4
8. B. a more definitive diagnosis isn’t available.
9. A. Patient has lethargy for unintentionally taking too much of her prescribed sleeping pill.
10. D. undeterminable until the physician clarified with more information.

Hope this helps!
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Hi, I'm sorry, but i was was looking for the answer of

Assignment 2 Graded Quiz, you also put the link on it, that was the asnwer i wa looking for..


Hi again,

Here are the answers to the second quiz:

1. A. Complications of pregnancy

2. C. 599.0.

3. A. V65.44

4. A. 250.01

5. B. 2

6. C. 276.8.

7. C. 4.

8. B. When the physician states that the large amount of blood loss is due to the surgery and causing the anemia

9. B. Physician documentation stating uncontrolled or controlled

10. B. fourth digits or additional codes may indicate the causative organism(s).

Hope this helps!

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Hi Chris,Is it ok if i ask you to answer my homework,cos, i believed that i just have to pay 3$ on the answers you provided on me, but to fair, I will pay you 70$ if you can answers the questions that i will provide now.

Okay, please post the questions and I will see if I can assist you.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

1. Which of the following is an example of a HCPCS Level I code?
A. 81.52 C. 96410
B. 011.60 D. Q0084
2. Hospital inpatient procedures and interventions are reported using
A. Volume 3 of ICD-9-CM.
B. Volume 3 of ICD-9-CM and HCPCS Level I.
C. HCPCS Level I.
D. HCPCS Level II.
3. For outpatient procedures, the CMS requires reporting codes using
A. Volume 3 of ICD-9-CM.
B. Volume 3 of ICD-9-CM and HCPCS Level I.
C. HCPCS Level I.
D. HCPCS Level II.

4. The UHDDS definition for principal diagnosis applies to
A. inpatients. C. inpatients and outpatients.
B. outpatients. D. all coded information.
5. Which rule is correct when an outpatient is seen for chemotherapy?
A. List first the diagnosis, followed by the chemotherapy V code.
B. List first the chemotherapy V code, followed by the diagnoses.
C. List only the V code for chemotherapy.
D. List only the code for the diagnosis.
6. Review the following ICD-9-CM coding instruction excerpt: Cardiotomy and pericardiotomy—
Code also cardiopulmonary bypass [extracorporeal circulation][heart-lung machine] (39.61)
According to this excerpt, how many ICD-9-CM procedure codes should be assigned?
A. 0 C. 2
B. 1 D. Need more information
7. For an outpatient with gallstones who had a laparoscopic cholecystectomy performed, how
many codes are required for reporting?
A. 1 C. 3
B. 2 D. 4
8. What happens when an inpatient procedure is canceled after a patient has been admitted?
A. Code V64.X as the secondary diagnosis with no procedure code assigned
B. Code V64.X as the principal diagnosis with no procedure code assigned
C. Code V64.X as secondary diagnosis with the procedure coded as completed
D. Code V64.X as principal diagnosis with the procedure coded as completed
9. If you were looking for corneal reconstruction in the CPT Index, what term gets you to the
right code?
A. Cornea C. Revision
B. Eye D. Reconstruction

10. HCPCS Level III codes
A. identify emerging technology, services, and procedures for which there are no codes yet.
B. are those local codes that have been phased out.
C. list frequently unused procedures.
D. require AMA approval for use and assignment

11. Which of the following is the correct set of coding guidelines that physicians are
required to report?
A. ICD-9-CM codes for diagnoses and HCPCS codes for procedures and services
B. ICD-9-CM codes for diagnoses, HCPCS and ICD-9-CM codes for procedures
C. Only HCPCS and ICD-9-CM procedure codes
D. Only HCPCS procedure and service codes
12. In a physician’s office, coding and billing is done for which of the following categories?
A. Only physician office services
B. Only services the physician perform in hospitals
C. Only services performed in outpatient centers
D. All physician services performed, no matter where the service occurred
13. A significant portion of the services that physicians provide are reported by _______ codes.
A. E C. E/M
B. V D. Q/T
14. Which of the following codes requires the use of modifiers?
A. ICD-9-CM procedures C. ICD-9-CM diagnosis codes
B. HCPCS D. Varies according to the setting

15. Using two or more codes when one code would be sufficient to represent all services is an
example of
A. unbundling. C. “Code Also.”
B. bundling. D. inclusion.
16. A Medicare patient had a benign lesion measuring 0.5 cm removed from his back at his
physician’s office. Which of the following codes is correct?
A. 17000 C. 11600-57
B. 11400-57 D. 11400
17. What is the proper modifier to use for referring to services performed by a physician who
repaired a broken leg and a broken arm at the same operative session?
A.-51 C.-62
B. -59 D. -77
18. Which code is appropriate for a radiologist’s report on a 23-year-old patient who had an X-ray
of the left and right forearms?
A. 73090-50 C. 73090-LT, 73090-RT
B. 73221 D. 73090, 73090-59
19. How does a physician ensure that each laboratory test performed in his/her office is
A. Assign a separate code for each test
B. Report the appropriate panel code for the tests.
C. Make sure that each test is documented
D. Only order and report medically necessary tests
20. What is the correct code for IV infusion for therapy/diagnosis, administered by physician or
under direct supervision of physician—up to one hour?
A. 96365 C. 90782
B. 90779 D. 90783

21. Which of the following would be coded within the HCPCS Level II series code range of
A. Ambulance ride to an emergency department
B. Artificial kidney machine
C. Commode chair
D. Sterile needle
22. HCPCS Level II drugs are listed mainly in which of the following coding sections?
A. A codes C. J codes
B. F codes D. Q codes
23. HCPCS Level II modifiers may be used with
A. Level I or Level II HCPCS codes. C. CPT codes only.
B. Level I, II, or III HCPCS codes. D. CPT and ICD-9-CM procedure codes.
24. Services like transportation and wheelchairs are reported under
A. ICD-9-CM. C. HCPCS Level I codes.
B. CPT. D. HCPCS Level II E codes

25. An ambulance picks up a patient at her sister’s house. Which of the following is the correct
modifier for this type of service?
A. -H C. -R
B. -P D. -RH
26. The code A4642 is classified under which of the following categories?
A. Drug C. Ambulance service
B. Supply D. Durable medical equipment
27. What is the corresponding HCPCS Level II code for HCPCS Level I code 96360?
A. S9373 C. S9376
B. S9374 D. S9375
28. In what category do you code administration of Procrit if not identified by Levels I or II?
A. A codes C. J codes
B. G codes D. Q codes
29. Which of the following is the HCPCS Level II code for a single-use chemotherapy pump?
A. E0781 C. A9270
B. G0361 D. 99070
30. Which of the following is a true statement about HCPCS Level II supplies?
A. They’re often included within the procedure code.
B. They’re always coded separately.
C. They’re covered under “unlisted” procedure codes.
D. They’re covered under HCPCS Level I.


Directions: Code only the HCPCS Level II code or codes (plus modifiers, if applicable) for
each example. Use the lists that you downloaded from the CMS.

31. Physician’s professional component of interpreting an abnormal Pap smear
32. Five surgical team members meet with the patient to determine a treatment course
33. Annual flu vaccine at a local grocery store
34. Infusion, albumin (human), 5%, 50 mL
35. Gastrostomy tubing
36. Heavy-duty folding walker with a seat and wheels
37. Psychiatrist screens a patient to determine eligibility for an alcohol and drug program
38. Transportation of a portable EKG to a physician’s office for a patient
39. Anterior chamber intraocular lens
40. TLSO corset front



You can take your time i can wait until you finished this, and i will give bunos and excellent rate if im satisfied with the answers..

Thanks Chris...

When is your due date for this exam? Also, also do you have the number for this exam, as this might assist to access the study guide?

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

no deadline, just take your time i can wait for days, and here's the exam#s assignment quiz penn foster medical coding





and oh, ive got answers to sone of the questions, but i am not quite sure about it, so please correct it if necessary.


2.a 3.b 4.a 8.a 9.d 10.b

11.a 12.d 13.c 14.b 15.a 16.d

21.d 22.c 23 a 24.d 25.c 26.d 28.d 29 a 30.a

Hi again,

I should have these completed by Thursday (4/25) afternoon.

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Hi Chris, can u also check this out? again i underlined my answers but to make sure just correct it if needed.

I will add 10$ for this, so all in all i will pay you 80$ and if im satified with bunos and excellent rate.


Again, u dont have to be in hurry as i can wait, no deadline, so dont pressure yourself ok?


ICD-9-CM Hospital Inpatient Coding 40951300

1. A patient is admitted to undergo chemotherapy for cancer of the sigmoid colon that was previously treated with resection.

Which code is sequenced first?
A. 153.3 C. V58.1
B. 153.9 D. V10
2. A patient was admitted to the hospital for chest pain due to tachycardia. While in the hospital, the patient was also treated for type 1 diabetes. Upon further review, the coder noted that the documentation and EKG didn’t provide further evidence of the type of tachycardia or underlying cardiac condition(s).
What should the coder report as the principal diagnosis?
A. Chest pain
B. Tachycardia, NOS
C. Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
D. Cardiac disease, NOS

3. Dr. Smith recorded the following diagnoses on the patient’s discharge sheet:gastrointestinal bleeding due to acute gastritis and angiodysplasia. The principal diagnosis is coded as
A. GI bleeding.
B. acute gastritis.
C. angiodysplasia.
D. either acute gastritis or angiodysplasia.
4. A patient was admitted with extreme fatigue and lethargy. Upon discharge, the
physician documents: fatigue due to either depression or hypothyroidism. Which of the following are correct codes and sequencing for the scenario?
A. 780.79, 311, 244.9 C. 249.9, 311
B. 311, 249.9, 789.79 D. 789.79
5. Of the following, which code would take precedence over the other?
A. 072.0 over 033.0 C. 486 over 480
B. 595.0 over 131.09 D. 112.2 over 599.0
6. Upon discharge, the physician documents the following on the patient’s discharge sheet: ?HIV infection. As the inpatient coder, your next step should be to
A. code the HIV infection as if it exists (according to UHDDS guidelines) and report it
as the principal diagnosis.
B. review the UHDDS guidelines for assigning possible HIV infection codes versus
AIDS codes.
C. query the physician and request that the statement be amended with a positive
(or negative) confirmation of the HIV infection.
D. wait to code the patient’s record until a positive finding on the serology report
confirms the HIV diagnosis.
7. For which of the following scenarios would it be appropriate to query the physician for
more information before coding and/or sequencing?
A. A patient was admitted with severe abdominal pain. At discharge, the physician
documents: abdominal pain due to either hiatal hernia or diverticula.
B. A patient was admitted with congestive heart failure (treated with IV furosemide)
and unstable angina (treated with nitrates).
C. A patient has low potassium levels noted on the laboratory report (treated with
orally administered potassium).
D. A patient is admitted with dysuria with no cause found.

8. Which of the following statements is true?
A. A patient has diabetes and an ulcer. Code the ulcer as diabetic.
B. A pregnant patient has diabetes. Code diabetes as complicating the pregnancy.
C. A patient has diabetes and cardiomyopathy. Code the cardiomyopathy as a diabetic
D. A patient has diabetes and cataracts. Code diabetic cataracts.
9. A patient was admitted for metastatic carcinoma from the breast to several lymph
node sites. Two years ago she had a double mastectomy. Which of the following is the
correct code assignment for this case?
A. 196.8, V10.3 C. 196.8, 174.9, 85.42
B. 174.9, 196.8 D. 196.8, 174.9, V10.3
10. One of the secondary diagnoses listed on the patient’s discharge sheet is seizures. As
a coder, your next step is probably
A. coding seizures to 780.39.
B. coding seizures to 345.
C. not reporting the code because it’s a symptom.
D. querying the physician for more information/clarification.
11. A patient was discharged with the diagnosis of acute bronchitis with chronic obstructive
asthma. Which of the following is the correct coding and sequencing (if applicable) for
this patient?
A. 493.21 C. 466.0, 493.21
B. 493.21, 496 D. 493.91
12. Code 780.2 can be listed as principal diagnosis in which of the following cases?
A. For an outpatient encounter when the cause has been determined
B. For an inpatient encounter when the cause hasn’t been determined
C. When it’s listed with a contrasting diagnosis
D. It can never be listed as principal diagnosis.
13. Which of the following codes should not be listed as principal diagnosis?
A. 784.7 C. E812.0
B. V30.00 D. 307.81
14. Choose the correct code and sequencing for the following scenario: Reduction of right
humerus fracture with cast.
A. 79.00 C. 79.00, 93.53
B. 79.01 D. 79.01, 93.53

15. Read the following excerpt from medical record documentation and determine the
correct code(s) for coding. The physician writes: “…noted burn on the arm skin with
redness. Patient complained of tenderness to the touch.”
A. 943.01 C. 943.21
B. 943.10 D. 943.30
16. A patient was admitted in a coma from intentionally ingesting an entire bottle of
sedatives. Which of the following is the correct coding and sequencing assignment?
A. 780.01, 967.8 C. 967.8, E950.2
B. 780.01, 967.8, E950.2 D. 967.8, 780.01, E950.2
17. Which of the following situations would allow the assigning of a V code for a principal
A. Mother admitted for birth of infant, no complications
B. Patient admitted for dialysis
C. Patient admitted for metastatic breast cancer with a history of ovarian cancer
D. Patient admitted for poisoning has a history of alcoholism
18. A patient was admitted for nausea and vomiting due to gastroenteritis. Which of the
following is the correct code reporting and sequencing?
A. 787.01, 787.02, 558.9 C. 558.9, 787.01
B. 787.02, 787.03, 558.9 D. 558.9
19. A physicXXXXX XXXXXsts positive findings on a purified protein derivative (PPD) test as a
secondary diagnosis on the patient’s discharge sheet. How should this listing be coded?
A. 795.5
B. 010.95
C. 011.05
D. This listing shouldn’t be coded.
20. A physicXXXXX XXXXXsts urosepsis as a secondary diagnosis on a patient’s discharge sheet.
How would you code this diagnosis?
A. Code it to 790.7. C. Code it to 599.0.
B. Code it to 038.9. D. Code 599.0, 038.9.
21. A patient is admitted for metastatic adenocarcinoma of the sacrum from the prostate.
A prostatectomy was performed 11 months ago. Which of the following should be
reported as the principal diagnosis for this patient?
A. V10 C. 198.5
B. 185 D. 170.6

22. A patient was discharged with a diagnosis of diabetes with nephropathy and chronic
renal failure. How many codes would be reported for this patient?
A. One
B. Two
C. Three
D. Need more information on the type of diabetes
23. If the physician describes the patient as presently in a manic phase, but has experienced depression in the past, this condition may be coded as
A. 296.4X C. 296.6X
B. 296.5X D. Need more information
24. Codes 331.9, 332.0, are conditions affecting the
A. central nervous system. C. gastrointestinal system.
B. peripheral nervous system. D. cardiovascular system.
25. A patient was admitted with an acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive bronchitis and found to be in respiratory failure. Which of the following is the correct coding and sequencing for this case?
A. 518.81, 491.21 C. 518.81, 496
B. 491.21, 518.81 D. 493.91, 496, 518.81

Hi again,


I will be willing to do the the first three exams--#40952100, #40952200, #40952300--

(total of 40 questions) for the value you assigned. Let me know if this is agreeable.



Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Hi Chris,


Ok, that was 70$ right?

But i already added 10$ more for the additional questions, if you can also answer this

ICD-9-CM Hospital Inpatient Coding 40951300

Which i wrote above,

I will add more 10$ so i will pay you 20$ for this exam.



Hi again,

Sorry, but that exam is too time consuming for me. You might make a new, separate post of #40951300 for the value of $20.

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

ok, then, just do the first three exams--#40952100, #40952200, #40952300--70$ as we both agreed the price.

Hello again,

I was able to complete these earlier than expected. Please click here to view the answers to the exams for comparison with your own. If you have questions about any of the answers, let me know and I will double-check those.

Hope this helps!
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Hi Chris,

glad to have the answers fast, however, i hope that u can also do the remaining exams so that i can send it together to my instructor, and for that i will add another 10$ So that all together i will pay u 90$.. Please....

Okay, I found the study guide for this exam and will see if I can assist with this last exam.

-Chris M.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

thanks chris, i will wait for it~


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Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Hi Chris, once again thanks for the helps, i have 80$ in my account as said i will add 10$ to make it 90$, but for some reason, i cant find the edit price, s instead, i will give you 20$ bunos plus the 80$ so, 100$ all in all. Looking forward to have your service again..


Thanks for the rating and your bonus! Hope to assist you again soon.

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Hi Chris, I posted another questions, this time it needs to provide codes, so i am just hoping maybe you can take a look at it, and let me know if you can do it. I am willing to raise the amount if its possible for you to do it.

Thanks, and let me know asap.

Hello again,

I will take a look and see if I can assist. When is your deadline for submission?

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Theres no deadline.. It will be.great if u again with this

What exam are these questions taken from? I am trying to locate a study guide for these..

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

These questions are including from the multiple choices that you answered, this is also part of Medical coding 2, and these quiz are taken from my Clinical Coding Workout book.


Unfortunately, I don't have all the necessary resources to properly assist with these questions. However, your question remains open to all Homework experts and hopefully you will get assistance soon. Good luck on this assignment!

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