CPC Exam 2013 Questions – Part 1

CPC Exam 2013 Questions

Medical Terminology

  1. The suffix –ectomy means
  • Cutting into
  • Surgical removal
  • A permanent opening
  • Surgical repair
  1. The acronym MMRV stands for
  • Measles, Mumps, and Rubella vaccine
  • Measles, Mumps, and Rosella vaccine
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella, and Varicella
  • Measles, Mumps, Rosella, and Varicella

 

  1. MRI stands for
  • Micro-wave Recording Instrument
  • Medical Recording Instrument
  • Magnetic Resolution Image
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging

 

  1. The term “Salpingo-Oophorectomy” refers to
  • The removal of the fallopian tubes and ovaries
  • The surgical sampling or removal of a fertilized egg
  • Cutting into the fallopian tubes and ovaries for surgical purposes
  • Cutting into a fertilized egg for surgical purposes

 

  1. PERRLA stands for what?
  • Pupils Equivalent, Rapid in Response to Light and Accommodation
  • Pupil Equal , Rapid in Response to Light and Accommodation
  • Pupil Equivalent, Round, Reactive to Light and Accommodation
  • Pupils Equal, Round, Reactive to Light and Accommodation

 

  1. Cryopreservation is a means of preserving something through
  • Saturation
  • Heat
  • Freezing
  • Chemicals

 

  1. Which of the following describes the removal of fluid from a body cavity
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Amniocentesis
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Paracentesis

 

  1. If a surgeon cuts into a patient’s stomach he has performed a
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastrotomy
  • Gastrostomy
  • Gastrorrhaphy

 

  1. The terms Nephro and Renal both refer to the same organ
  • True
  • False

 

  1. In the medical term myopathy the term pathy means disease. What is diseased?
  • Mind
  • Muscle
  • Eye
  • Nervous System

 

Anatomy

 

  1. The Radius is the
  • Outer bone located in the forearm
  • Outer bone located in the lower leg
  • Inner bone located in the forearm
  • Inner bone located in the lower leg

 

  1. The spleen belongs to what organ system?
  • Endocrine
  • Hemic and Lymphatic
  • Digestive
  • Nervous

 

  1. The portion of the femur bone that helps makes up the knee cap is considered what?
  • The posterior portion
  • The proximal portion
  • The distal portion
  • The dorsal portion

 

  1. How many regions are in the abdominopelvic cavity?
  • Four
  • Six
  • Eight
  • Nine

 

  1. The Midsagittal plane refers to what portion of the body?
  • Top
  • Middle
  • Bottom
  • Back

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  1. Which of the following is not part of the small intestine?
  • Duodenum
  • Ileum
  • Jejunum
  • Cecum

 

 

  1. The round window is located in the
  • Pericardium
  • Anterior aqueous chamber of the eye
  • Inner ear
  • Middle ear

 

  1. The point of an organ or body part nearest the point of attachments is
  • Distal
  • Proximal
  • Lateral
  • Medial

 

  1. One of the six major scapulohumeral muscles
  • Temporalis
  • Trapezius
  • Teres
  • Trigone

 

  1. The cardia fundus is
  • Part of the heart wall that causes contractions
  • Where to esophagus joins the stomach
  • A fungal infection that attacks the heart
  • Part of the female reproductive system

 

Coding Concepts

 

  1. CPT codes 22840-22848 are modifier 62 exempt?
  • True
  • False

 

  1. An ABN must be signed when?
  • Once the insurance company has denied payment
  • Before the service or procedure is provided to the patient
  • After services are rendered, but before the claim is filed
  • Once the denied claim has been appealed at the highest level

 

  1. Wound exploration codes include the following service (s) :
  • Exploration and repair
  • Exploration, including enlargement, removal of foreign body(ies), repair
  • Exploration, including enlargement, repair, and necessary grafting
  • Exploration, including enlargement, debridement, removal of foreign body(ies), minor vessel ligation, and repair

 

  1. The full description of CPT code 24925 is:
  • Secondary closure or scar revision
  • Amputation, secondary closure or scar revision
  • Amputation, arm through humerus; secondary closure or scar revision
  • Amputation, arm through humerus; with primary closure, secondary closure or scar revision

 

  1. Medical necessity means what?
  • Without treatment the patient will suffer permanent disability or death
  • The service requires medical treatment
  • The condition of the patient justifies the service provided
  • The care provided met quality standards

 

  1. The following statement does not apply to what code type: These codes are never stand alone codes and never primary codes.
  • E codes
  • Add on codes
  • Late effect codes
  • V codes

 

  1. Which of the following codes allows the use of modifier 51?
  • 20975
  • 93600
  • 31500
  • 45392

 

  1. Category III codes are temporary codes for emerging technology, services, and procedures. If a category III code exists it should be used instead of an “unlisted procedure” code in category I (example of an unlisted category I code: 60699).
  • True
  • False

 

  1. Which of the following statements is not true regarding Medicare Part A
  • It helps cover home health care charges
  • It helps cover skilled nursing facility charges
  • It helps cover hospice charges
  • It helps cover outpatient charges

 

  1. Which of the following is not one of the three components of HIPAA that is enforced by the office for civil rights?
  • Protecting the privacy of individually identifiable health information
  • Setting national standards for the security of electronic protected health information
  • Protecting identifiable information being used to analyze patient safety events and improve patient safety
  • Setting national standards regarding the transmission and use of protected health information

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