Physicians typically refer to anatomical locations using directional terms

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21.   What is the full code description for 25515?

A. Open treatment of radial shaft fracture, includes internal fixation, when performed   B. Closed treatment of ulnar shaft fracture; without manipulation   C. Closed treatment of radial shaft fracture; without manipulation   D. Open treatment of radial shaft fracture, includes internal fixation, when performed, and open treatment of distal radioulnar joint dislocation (Galeazzi fracture/dislocation), includes internal fixation, when performed, includes repair of triangular fibrocartilage complex

 

22.   Which of the following anatomical locations would contain the diaphysis?

A. Metatarsal   B. Diaphragm   C. Septum   D. Tibia

 

23.   A patient recently became eligible for health insurance through her employer. Her health insurance is considered to be an 80-20 policy. Under the terms of an 80-20 policy, the insurer pays 80 percent and the insured pays 20 percent of expenses. This 80-20 policy is an example of

A. coinsurance.   B. prospective payment.   C. capitation.   D. case management.

 

24.   The Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) pays

A. an established rate for outpatient services in specific hospitals.   B. a percentage of the national average for the same surgery performed in a different geographic location.   C. 65% of the schedule C rate for all surgeries.   D. subsidies to contain health care costs in rural facilities.

 

25.   The study of disease is called

A. physiology.   B. pathology.   C. urology.   D. neurology.

 

26.   Superficial injuries such as abrasions or contusions are

A. not coded when associated with more severe injuries of the same site.   B. queried to determine if the injuries are confined to the same site.   C. coded when associated with more severe injuries of the same site.   D. coded only when debridement is performed.

 

27.   Another name for XXY syndrome is

A. Turner’s syndrome.   B. Cooley’s anemia.   C. Klinefelter syndrome.   D. Huntington’s chorea.

 

28.   The method that physicians use to bill for each service or visit individually rather than on a pre-paid basis is called

A. fee-for-service.   B. capitation.   C. pre-paid care.   D. managed care.

 

29.   A physician has a meeting with a pharmaceutical sales representative. During the course of the conversation, the physician reveals the diagnosis and past family, medical, and social history of a patient currently being treated with one of the medications that the sales representative is selling. In this situation, the doctor could be sued for

A. invasion of privacy.   B. malfeasance.   C. undue harm and fraud.   D. malice.

 

30.   A patient is prescribed a medication that narrows the blood vessels and raises her blood pressure. The medication is most likely a

A. tranquilizer.   B. cardiogenic.   C. vasoconstrictor.   D. cardiotonic

 

31.   Physicians typically refer to anatomical locations using directional terms, which are often

A. paired in opposites.   B. used primarily by chiropractors.   C. used to describe surgical incisions.   D. referenced horizontally.

 

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