1. Which of the following are examples of codes that can be assigned to the same patient for the

same encounter?

A. 507.0 and 480.9 

B. 491.20 and 491.21 

C. 496 and 493.2

D. 506.0 and 506.9

 

2. When a patient is admitted in respiratory failure due to an acute, non respiratory condition,

which of the following actions should the coder take?

A. Code respiratory failure as the principal diagnosis and sequenced first.

B. Code acute, non respiratory condition as the principal diagnosis and sequenced first.

C. Code respiratory condition causing the respiratory failure as the principal diagnosis and

sequenced first.

D. Query the physician for appropriate sequencing

 

3. Vomiting of blood may indicate which of the following types of hemorrhage?

A. Acute upper GI 

B. Chronic upper GI 

C. Upper or lower GI

D. Lower GI

 

4. Which of the following conditions is/are the most common causes of upper GI bleed?

A. Gastric ulcers 

B. Intestinal ulcers 

C. Intestinal diverticular disease

D. All of the above

 

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