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1 Initial office visit for a 28-year-old male with persistent abdominal pain andbloody diarrhea. Patient was scheduled for small-bowel x-rays andcolonoscopy and will be seen in the office following those outpatientprocedures.Codes:R10.9,K92.11.2 Follow-up office visit for a 28-year-old male with recent colonoscopy withbiopsy and small bowel x-rays. The biopsy and small bowel x-rays confirmedthat the patient had ulcerative colitis and the patient was started onsulfasalazine.Code:K51.92.3 Initial office visit for 55-year-old male with fatigue and jaundice. Laboratorytests were ordered and patient will return in 1 week for the results.Codes:R53.83, R173.4 Follow-up office visit for 55-year-old male with jaundice and fatigue.Diagnostic tests confirm that the patient has hepatitis C. He will be treated withinterferon therapy.4.Code:B19.20EXERCISE 3-3Outpatient SurgeryWithout the use of reference material, answer the following:1 When a patient presents for outpatient surgery, the reason for surgery shouldbe reported as the first-listed diagnosis.1.TrueFalseIdentify the first-listed diagnosis in the following:
2 A female patient was admitted as an outpatient for elective bilateral tuballigation. The patient was noted to be wheezing during the nurse’s assessment.She was seen by her physician and her surgery was canceled because of anexacerbation of her asthma.First-listed diagnosis: ADMISSION FOR ELECTIVE STERILIZATION1.3 A male patient was admitted as an outpatient for transurethral prostatic2.
3 A male patient was admitted as an outpatient for transurethral prostaticresection for symptomatic benign prostatic hypertrophy.First-listed diagnosis: BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERTROPHY2.4 A patient was admitted as an outpatient for a cystoscopy for hematuria. Theprocedure was performed without complications. No abnormality orexplanation for the hematuria was found.First-listed diagnosis: HEMATURIA3.1. Outpatient surgeryWhen a patient presents for outpatient surgery (same day surgery), code the reasonfor the surgery as the first-listed diagnosis (reason for the encounter), even if thesurgery is not performed due to a contraindication.QUICK CHECK 3-11. According to the Guidelines, which category code would you reference toreport inoculations and vaccinations? _Z Code1.2. According to the Guidelines, this category is referenced when reportingsuspected exposure to a communicable disease: Z202.3. Can Z codes be used only in the outpatient setting?YesNo3.EXERCISE 3-4External Cause Codes
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