Coding2009 - Question 1 How do you determine the size of a...

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Unformatted text preview: Question 1 How do you determine the size of a skin lesion (benign or malignant) when selecting among lesion excision code(s), 11400-11646? A. Length x Width B. Lesion at its widest + twice the narrowest margin C. Lesion at its widest + twice the largest margin D. Lesion at its widest diameter only Question 2 Ideally, lesion measurements as described above should be taken when? A. Prior to excision B. Immediately following excision C. When the pathology report is generated D. When the measurement is taken does not matter Question 3 Which statement, below, is not true of aftercare V codes? A. Aftercare codes indicate that the physician is providing related treatment for the patient following surgery or procedure B. V67 Follow-up examination describes an aftercare service C. Aftercare codes may be used as a first-listed diagnosis D. You may apply a code from category V54.1x to describe care of traumatic fracture after the initial fracture care visitD....
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  • Spring '10
  • lilly
  • D. Modifier QW, A. Modifier, lesion excision code, margin C. Lesion, margin D. Lesion, Width B. Lesion

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