DESCRIBE THE HISTORY OF THE ICD-9-CM.

Respond to each of the Seminar questions below and submit to the Dropbox no later than Tuesday. Your responses should be composed in complete sentences and paragraphs.
This week you will write a 2 – 3 page paper addressing and answering the following:

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Describe the history of the ICD-9-CM.
What is an inpatient?
What is a principal diagnosis?
Describe the CPT.
What symbols are located throughout the CPT, and what do they identify?
What are HCPCS Codes?
What is the definition of Medical necessity? What is its importance to claim reimbursement?
Web Resources:
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/icd9.htm
http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/physician-resources/solutions-managing-your-practice/coding-billing-insurance/cpt.shtml

 

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