Continue your CPC exam prep with 20 more multiple choice questions. These practice questions cover a wide variety of medical codes that you will need to know for your exam.
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Question 1 of 20
A 23-year-old female is being seen by her physician today for anemia. She is one week post appendectomy. Her hemoglobin prior to surgery was 13.4g/dL. Today her lab results read 10.3 g/dL and the physician concluded she lost a large amount of blood after her appendectomy. She does not have any history of anemia prior to her surgery.
What is the correct diagnosis for this patient’s anemia?CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 20
What does the Excludes 1 note mean?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 20
A 66-year-old male received a viral test for Covid-19 by his physician. The results of the viral test were positive. His physician also sent him to receive a chest x-ray, in which he also tested positive for pneumonia in the RUL.
What ICD-10 code should be used?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 20
An 89-year-old female with a history of smoking cigarettes daily since 1950. She is seen in the emergency department for shortness of breath (SOB), hypertension, and congestive heart failure (CHF). According to her previous cardiology notes she has acute diastolic CHF.
What ICD-10 codes should be used?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 20
A patient has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and is admitted to the hospital for treatment for bacterial pneumonia.
What ICD-10 codes should be used?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 20
A 34-year-old male with sepsis is admitted into the hospital. He received a Covid-19 viral test, and the results are positive. His medical records show that he has been vaccinated. While in the hospital he developed symptoms of septic shock.
What are the appropriate ICD-10 codes for this scenario?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 20
A lady comes into the ED with SOB. She is hypoxic and hypercapnic and is having possible respiratory failure. The physician determines she has acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). What is the correct diagnosis for this scenario?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 20
When coding the placement of a catheter in the right middle artery, should the case be coded where the line begins (the insertion) or where the line ends up?CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 20
A patient was assaulted in the street, just outside the local grocery store. No one saw how the incident occurred, but the patient suffered from multiple fractures and contusions. The patient stated it was very dark then suddenly felt a hit. According to the patient’s x-rays, the left zygoma, left humerus, left tib/fib and left cuboid are fractured.
Where is the zygoma located?CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 20
The patient comes into the office complaining of a sore throat. The throat is bright red. There is no sinus drainage or fever. The provider asks for a throat swab to be performed to rule out strep throat. The test results are negative.
What is the correct ICD-10 code?CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 20
This condition occurs when the lining of the esophagus becomes inflamed. This is generally caused by an infection or irritation of the esophagus. What is the name of this condition?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 20
The tympanic membrane is also called the:CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 20
For reporting Anesthesia time, when does time begin and end?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 20
What does the suffix “-megaly” refer to as in hepatomegaly?CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 20
The physician harvested a viable kidney from a declared brain-dead patient.
What CPT code(s) should be used?CorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 20
A __________ is a procedure in which an endoscope is passed through the oropharynx and vocal cords then extended beyond the trachea into the bronchus. This procedure can be performed for either diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.CorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 20
The patient needs a culture performed to test for chlamydia.
What is the correct code for the lab test?CorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 20
Adaptive behavior protocol interventions are planned and discussed with a group of seven patients.
What is the correct CPT code?CorrectIncorrect
Question 19 of 20
The Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) manual includes codes for:CorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 20
A dental patient was given anesthesia by the anesthesiologist in the office for her dental procedure. Normally this procedure is performed without anesthesia, but due to the patient’s extreme anxiety anesthesia was given.
What would be the correct modifier for the procedure?CorrectIncorrect