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When other insurers are initially liable for payment on a medical service or supply provided to a patient, Medicare classifies them as the _________ payer. Medicare secondary primary secondary supplemental

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  1. Diabetic neuropathy is an example of a(n)
  2.  comorbidity eponym manifestation sequela
  3. 2 points  

Question 2

  1. When other insurers are initially liable for payment on a medical service or supply provided to a patient, Medicare classifies them as the _________ payer. Medicare secondary primary secondary supplemental

2 points  

Question 3

  1. What term is used to describe the types and categories of patients treated by a health care facility or provider? Medicare mix case mix secondary adverse covered population

2 points  

Question 4

  1. HCPCS level II modifiers consist of two characters that are alphabetic only alphabetic or alphanumeric alphanumeric only one letter and one symbol

2 points  

Question 5

  1. Provider services for inpatient medical cases are billed on what basis? fee-for-service global fee OPPS services not billed

2 points  

Question 6

  1. New CPT codes go into effect twice each year, on January 1 and July 1. twice each year, on October 1 and April 1. once each year, on October 1. once each year, on December 1.

2 points  

Question 7

  1. The legal business name of the practice is also called the administrative contractor billing entity provider identity third-party payer

2 points  

Question 8

  1. Modifiers are reported to alter or change the meaning of the code reported to the CMS-1500 claim. decrease the reimbursement amount to be processed by the payer. increase the reimbursement amount to be processed by the payer. indicate an alteration in the description of the procedure service performed.

2 points  

Question 9

  1. Each relative value component is multiplied by the geographic cost practice index (GCPI), and then each is further multiplied by a variable figure called the common denominator conversion factor related work total relative value unit

2 points  

Question 10

  1. Qualified diagnoses are a necessary part of the patient’s hospital and office record; however, physician offices are required to report qualified diagnoses for inpatients/outpatients qualified diagnoses related to outpatient procedures signs and symptoms in addition to qualified diagnoses signs and symptoms instead of qualified diagnoses

2 points  

Question 11

  1. RBRVS contains relative value components that consist of geographic cost, work experience, expense to the practice. intensity of work, expense to perform services, geographic location. liability and work expense, practice expense, malpractice expense. work expense, practice expense, malpractice expense.

2 points  

Question 12

  1. Q codes are used to identify services that would not ordinarily be assigned a CPT code (e.g, drugs, biologicals, and other types of medical equipment or services. to identify professional health care procedures and services that do not have codes identified in CPT. by state Medicaid agencies when no HCPCS level II permanent codes exist but are needed to administer the Medicaid program. by regional MACs when exisiting permanent national codes do not include codes needed to implement a regional MAC medical review coverage policy.

2 points  

Question 13

  1. “Incident to” relates to services provided by nonPARs that are defined as services provided incidental to other services provided by a physician. provided solely for the comfort and best interest of the beneficiary. provided without the nonparticipating provider’s supervision. that would otherwise not be reimbursed by the Medicare carrier.

2 points  

Question 14

  1. Which special codes allow payers the flexibility of establishing codes if they are needed before the next January 1 annual update? level III miscellaneous permanent temporary

2 points  

Question 15

  1. The prospective payment system providing a lump-sum payment that is dependent on the patient’s principal diagnosis, cormorbidities, complications, and principal and secondary procedures is ambulatory payment classifications (APCs) diagnosis-related groups (DRGs) Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) resource-based relative value scale (RBRVS)

2 points  

Question 16

  1. Level I HCPCS codes are created by the AMA CMS DMERCs MACs

2 points  

Question 17

  1. Which statement is true of durable medical equipment? It can withstand repeated use. It is primarily used to serve a purpose of convenience. It is routinely purchased by individuals who are not suffering from an illness or injury. It is used by the patient in an outpatient rehabilitaiton facility.

2 points  

Question 18

  1. Level II HCPCS codes are created by the AMA CMS DMERCs MACs

2 points  

Question 19

  1. A bullet or black dot located to the left of a CPT code indicates a deleted CPT code that should not be used. a new, never previously published CPT code. a revised CPT code from an earlier publication. that special rules apply to the use of this code.

2 points  

Question 20

  1. Which organization is responsible for providing suppliers and manufacturers with assistance in determining HCPCS codes to be used? AMA CMS durable medical equipment, prosthetic, and orthotic supplies dealers. statistical analysis Medicare administrative contractor.

2 points  

Question 21

  1. HCPCS is a multilevel coding system that contains _________ levels. 1 2 3 4

2 points  

Question 22

  1. CPT-4 is published annually by AMA CMS WHO Medicare

2 points  

Question 23

  1. CPT index terms that are printed in boldface are called descriptors essential modifiers main terms subterms

2 points  

Question 24

  1. An example of a supplemental insurance plan is CHAMPUS Medicaid Medigap TRICARE

2 points  

Question 25

  1. The Medicare physician fee schedule amount for code 99213 is $100. Calculate the nonPAR allowed charge. $20 $80 $95 $102.25

2 points  

Question 26

  1. The purpose of the creation of HCPCS codes was to furnish health care providers with a : mandate to use electronic claims submission method for obtaining higher reimbursement from Medicare. standardized language for reporting professional services, procedures, supplies, and equipment. standardized way of reporting inpatient and outpatient diagnoses.

2 points  

Question 27

  1. Medicare participating providers commonly report actual fees to Medicare but adjust fees after payment is received. The difference between the fee reported and the payment received is a fee adjustment limiting charge neutral charge write-off

2 points  

Question 28

  1. Nonparticipating (nonPAR) providers are restricted to billing at or below the fee-for-service limiting charge physician fee schedule relative value scale

2 points  

Question 29

  1. Modifiers are used with HCPCS codes to change the original description of the service, procedure, or supply item. decrease payment from Medicare. increase payment from Medicare. provide additional information regarding the product or service identified.

2 points  

Question 30

  1. When is it appropriate to file a patient’s secondary insurance claim? after a copy of the explanation of benefits is received by the practice after the explanation of benefits is received by the patient after the remittance advice is received by the medical practice at the same time the primary insurance claim is filed, if the primary and secondary payers are different

2 points  

Question 31

  1. Temporary additional payments over and above the OPPS payment made for certain innovative medical devices, drugs, and biologicals provided to Medicare beneficiaries are known as __________ pass-through temporary pass-through transitional additional transitioal pass-through

2 points  

Question 32

  1. Prospective price-based rates are established by the actual charges for inpatient care reported to payers after discharge of the patient from the hospital. AMA payer, based on a particular category of patient. reported health care costs from which a per diem rate has been determined.

2 points  

Question 33

  1. When reporting CPT codes on the CMS-1500 claim, medical necessity is proven by attaching a special report to the CMS-1500 claim. linking the CPT code to its ICD-10-CM counterpart. reporting ICD-10-CM codes for the patient’s condition. sequencing CPT codes in a logical, chronological order.

2 points  

Question 34

  1. The deadline for filing Medicare claims is six months from the date of service three years from the date of service there is no deadline none of the above

2 points  

Question 35

  1. Birth dates are entered as ___________ on the CMS-1500 claim depending on block instructions. DD  MM  YYYY or DDMMYYYY MM DD YYYY  or MMDDYYYY MM DD YY or MMDDYY YYYY MM DD or YYYYMMDD

2 points  

Question 36

  1. A black triangle located to the left of a CPT code indicates that the code has been deleted and should not be used. has been revised from previous CPT publications. has special rules that apply to its use. is new to this edition of CPT.

2 points  

Question 37

  1. Hospice provides which services for patients? medical care in the home with the goal of keeping the patient out of the acute or long-term care setting medical care, as well as psychological, sociological, and spiritual care no copay if the patient has had a three-day minimum qualifying stay in an acute care facility temporary hospitalization for a terminally ill, dependent patient for the purpose of providing relief from duty for the nonpaid caregiver of that patient

2 points  

Question 38

  1. The ICD-10-CM system classifies morbidity mortality data provider services supplies and services

2 points  

Question 39

  1. When office-based services are performed at a facility other than the physician’s office, Medicare payments are reduced because the physician did not provide the supplies, drugs, utilities, or overhead. This payment reduction is called a(n) ambulatory payment classification facility write-off outpatient fee reduction site-of-service differential

2 points  

Question 40

  1. The reporting of diagnosis codes on the CMS-1500 claim is necessary to demonstrate accuracy of the procedure code higher payment medical necessity quality of care

2 points  

Question 41

  1. HCPCS “J codes” classify medications according to generic or chemical name of drug, route of administration, and dosage. generic or chemical name of drug, approval for Medicare coverage, and cost. product name of drug, method of delivery, and cost. product name of drug, route of administration, and dosage.

2 points  

Question 42

  1. The diagnosis that is the most significant condition for which procedures/services were provided is the first-listed diagnosis primary diagnosis principal diagnosis principal procedure

2 points  

Question 43

  1. CPT Appendix A contains information about deleted codes modifiers new code descriptions revised codes

2 points  

Question 44

  1. Medicare administrative contractors must keep Medicare fees within a $20 million spending ceiling, as stated in the Balanced Billing Act (BBA). This is called balanced budget rule budget neutrality Medicare spend-down the Medicare spending limit

2 points  

Question 45

  1. The document formerly known as the Explanation of Medicare Benefits is now known as the Advance Beneficiary Notice Medicare Payment Notice Medicare Remittance Advice Medicare Summary Notice

2 points  

Question 46

  1. The hospital assigns CPT codes to report inpatient ancillary services inpatient and outpatient surgery inpatient surgical procedures outpatient services and procedures

2 points  

Question 47

  1. The Medicare physician fee schedule amount for code 99213 is $100. The participating provider’s usual charge for this service is $125. Calculate the patient’s coinsurance amount. $20 $25 $76 $80

2 points  

Question 48

  1. The unique identifier that CMS will assign to providers as part of the HIPAA requirements is called the Grp # NPI PIN UPIN

2 points  

Question 49

  1. Medicare is available to an individual who has worked at least 5 years in Medicare-covered employment, is at least 65 years old, and is a permanent resident of the U.S. 10 years in Medicare-covered employment, is at least 62 years old, and is a citizen of the U.S. 10 years in Medicare-covered employment, is at least 65 years old, and is a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. 25 years in Medicare-covered employment, is at least 62 years old, and is a citizen of the U.S.

2 points  

Question 50

  1. Which resources should be referenced when determining the potential for Medicare reimbursement? CPT coding manual HCPCS coding manual ICD-10-CM coding manual Medicare Carriers Manual and Coverage Issues Manual

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