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2-1) A Medicare patient presents at the hospital laboratory department with a physician order for hepatitis A antibody, hepatitis B core antibody, hepatitis B surface antigen, and hepatitis C antibody studies. Indications for the laboratory procedures are chronic flu-like symptoms and jaundice coloring of the patient. Blood was drawn and studies performed that indicate viral hepatitis A. A laboratory report is sent to the physician.

List diagnosis code(s) for this case in the appropriate sequence.
         
2. Outpatient Case 2: Laboratory Visit - Hospital
(2-2) A Medicare patient presents at the hospital laboratory department with a physician order for hepatitis A antibody, hepatitis B core antibody, hepatitis B surface antigen, and hepatitis C antibody studies. Indications for the laboratory procedures are chronic flu-like symptoms and jaundice coloring of the patient. Blood was drawn and studies performed that indicate viral hepatitis A. A laboratory report is sent to the physician.

List the appropriate procedure code(s).
      
3. Ambulatory Surgery Case 3
(3-1) The patient arrived for scheduled arthroscopy. Indications for the procedure include left knee chondromalacia, medical femoral condyle, and medial meniscus tear. The patient is brought to the operating room and is given intravenous sedation followed by general anesthesia. A tourniquet is applied to the left lower extremity and inflated. Portals, medial and lateral of the patella femoral joint, were made. A scope was introduced and the knee was inspected revealing Grade II chondromalacia of the patella femoral joint. A complex meniscus tear was visualized in the medial compartment. The surgeon performed a partial medial meniscectomy and chondroplasty, medial femoral condyle. The patient tolerated the procedure well. The patient is given a set of aluminum crutches and instructed to use the crutches for 5 days.

List the principal and other diagnoses.
      
4. Ambulatory Surgery Case 3
(3-2) The patient arrived for scheduled arthroscopy. Indications for the procedure include left knee chondromalacia, medical femoral condyle, and medial meniscus tear. The patient is brought to the operating room and is given intravenous sedation followed by general anesthesia. A tourniquet is applied to the left lower extremity and inflated. Portals, medial and lateral of the patella femoral joint, were made. A scope was introduced and the knee was inspected revealing Grade II chondromalacia of the patella femoral joint. A complex meniscus tear was visualized in the medial compartment. The surgeon performed a partial medial meniscectomy and chondroplasty, medial femoral condyle. The patient tolerated the procedure well. The patient is given a set of aluminum crutches and instructed to use the crutches for 5 days.

List the code(s) for procedure(s) performed during this visit.
            
5. Ambulatory Surgery Case 3
(3-3) The patient arrived for scheduled arthroscopy. Indications for the procedure include left knee chondromalacia, medical femoral condyle, and medial meniscus tear. The patient is brought to the operating room and is given intravenous sedation followed by general anesthesia. A tourniquet is applied to the left lower extremity and inflated. Portals, medial and lateral of the patella femoral joint, were made. A scope was introduced and the knee was inspected revealing Grade II chondromalacia of the patella femoral joint. A complex meniscus tear was visualized in the medial compartment. The surgeon performed a partial medial meniscectomy and chondroplasty, medial femoral condyle. The patient tolerated the procedure well. The patient is given a set of aluminum crutches and instructed to use the crutches for 5 days.

Provide codes for any items supplied.
            
6. Inpatient Case 1
(1-1) A patient is admitted for shortness of breath, dyspnea on exertion, sweats, and myalgias. A CT scan showed a mass and massive pericardial effusion on the right side. Drainage of the pericardium was performed. A bronchoscopy with biopsy revealed adenocarcinoma of the lung. The patient underwent chemotherapy. The diagnosis was chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and acute malignant pericardial effusion due to the carcinoma.

List the admitting, principal, and other diagnosis code(s).
         
7. Inpatient Case 1
(1-2) A patient is admitted for shortness of breath, dyspnea on exertion, sweats, and myalgias. A CT scan showed a mass and massive pericardial effusion on the right side. Drainage of the pericardium was performed. A bronchoscopy with biopsy revealed adenocarcinoma of the lung. The patient underwent chemotherapy. The diagnosis was chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and acute malignant pericardial effusion due to the carcinoma.

List the principal and other procedure code(s).

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2-1) A Medicare patient presents at the hospital laboratory department with a physician order for hepatitis A antibody, hepatitis B core antibody, hepatitis B surface antigen, and hepatitis C antibody studies. Indications for the laboratory procedures are chronic flu-like symptoms and jaundice coloring of the patient. Blood was drawn and studies performed that indicate viral hepatitis A. A laboratory report is sent to the physician.

List diagnosis code(s) for this case in the appropriate sequence.

ICD -9 CM diagnosis code: 070.1
070.1 - Viral hepatitis A without mention of hepatic coma, Infectious hepatitis
070.3 - Viral hepatitis B without mention of hepatic coma
070.51 - Acute hepatitis C without mention of hepatic coma

2. Outpatient Case 2: Laboratory Visit - Hospital
(2-2) A Medicare patient presents at the hospital laboratory department with a physician order for hepatitis A antibody, hepatitis B core antibody, hepatitis B surface antigen, and hepatitis C antibody studies. Indications for the laboratory procedures are chronic flu-like symptoms and jaundice coloring of the patient. Blood was drawn and studies performed that indicate viral hepatitis A. A laboratory report is sent to the physician.

List the appropriate procedure code(s).
ICD 9 procedure code: 573.5
CPT code: 80074...

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