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Medical Coding Quiz

CPT Coding Questions  1

Objective: Answer 7 out of 10 questions correctly. Click on Refresh or Reload to start Over. JavaScript required! A current CPT™ manual is recommended. These questions are easier than an actual certification exam. 


1. The physician interpreted (only) a limited study for  transthoracic echocardiogram for congenital cardiac anomalies. Code this: 

93303.
93303-26. 
93304.
93304-26.

2. An implant "outside the muscle cone" refers to:

Your heart.
Your bicep
Your eye
The pectoralis major

3. Report a diagnostic laparoscopy.

49320
50541
50544
50545

4. Code for the initiation of ECMO (V-A) for for cardiopulmonary insufficiency. The notes indicated that the heart as well as the lungs need to rest and heal. :

33946.
33947 
33948 
33949 

5. When performing a "necropsy of the brain", the patient will:

Be under only local anesthesia.
Be under full anesthesia.
Most likely, elect acupuncture (the preferred method of anesthesia in this case).
Not care. (no anesthesia is necessary). 

6. Under radiological supervision, the physician performed the preoperative placement of a needle localization wire in the breast for two leasions.

19287-26, 19288-26, 77021
19281, 19282, 77021
19287X2
19287, 19288

7. The male patient had a severe case of gynecomastia (LCD). A mastectomy was performed.

19140
19180
19300
19301

8. A conjuctivo-Tarso Muller Resection:

Repairs drooping of the upper eyelid.
Excises foreign bodies from the patella.
Corrects a "cross-eyed" condition.
Is a technique for obtaining skin grafts with minimal scarring.

9. If someone performs an Abbe-Estlander procedure, what most likely has been repaired?

Knee.
Ear.
Finger.
None of the above.

10. The patient had a congenital cleft lip. It was repaired with closure of the alveolar ridge which included a bone graft to the alveolar ridge. The nose was also repaired and a columellar lengthening of the septum was performed requiring a bone graft. Code for these procedures:
30462, 42210-51, 21210-51
30462, 42210, 21210.
30462, 42210-50, 21210-50 
30420, 42210, 21210

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