test review

anesthesia time begins

when anesthesiologist begins preparing pt to recieve anesthesia & in constant attendance

modifiers what are they used for

indicates bilateral, multiple and services greater than usually required

concurrent care modifiers

indicates how many cases an anesthesiologist was performing/supervising @ one time

modifier -57

E/M & ophthalmologic services

modifier -79




modifier -80

provides service to primary surgeon during surgery

modifier -32

required by third party payer

modifier -25

another service provided by same physician on same day of procedure/other service

modifier -78

pt returned to operatoring rm for surgical treatment of complication resulting from first procedure

modifier -58

notifies payer that subsequent surgery was planned or staged at the time of first surgery

anesthesia section cpt manual procedure codes are divided first by

anatomic site

anesthesia formula

(b+t+m) x conversion factor

which codes begin with the number 99 and are used to indicate anesthesia services provided during situations that make administration more difficult

qualifying circumstances

multiple modifier is indicated with which modifier


established pt is given an immunization during an office visit, and only service provided was the immunization, what type of codes would you use to report the service

code only the administration and drug (medicine)

introduction of liquid into the body over a long period of time


what must be documented in a patient's record, which is the major billing factor for psychiatric patients


outpatient dialysis services are reported on the basis when there is no interrruption in the schedule


HCPCS are not used in which setting


type of code used for drugs administered other than orally

J codes

osteopathic manipulative treatment on which parts

treats head, spine, pelvic regions; lower and upper extremities; ribcage; abdomen and viscera region

low body temperature induced during surgical procedures


P1, P2, P3, P4, P5, P6 are all

physical status modifier

basic value of an anesthesia service are base on

comparison of anesthesia value to each other

anesthesia billing purposes, time is typically described as

one unit - 15 mins

anesthesia claim uses modifier -AA third party payer knows

anesthesia services performed personally by an anesthesiologist

modifier -22

500lb man getting hernia repair

anesthesiologist would bill an emergency with code


passive immunization

does not cause an immune response

active immunization

produces an immune response

selective debridement

removal of necrotic tissue only

non-selective debridement

removal of healthy and necrotic tissue with water(hydrotherapy)


form of manual treatment applied by physician to eliminate or alleviate somatic dysfunction


manipulation of spinal column and other structures


movement of the eyes to objects moving in the visual field

myasthenia gravis

syndrome charaterized by muscle weakness


treatment method


treatment of acne using ultraviolet rays

photo chemotherapy

treatment by means of drugs that react to ultraviolet radition or sunlight


recording of changes in intraocular pressure in response to sustained pressure on the eyeball


measurement of pressure or tension