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ICD 9 Coding Crossword

Barb Rogers RN

Terms used in ICD 9 coding classes.

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1.in parentheses -supplementary words that may be present or absent in a statement without affecting the code
6.not otherwise specified
8.indicates presence of severe sepsis and requires additioinal code even if not documented in the record
11.used to indicate cancer metastasis site
13.note to further define or give examples of content of the category
15.signs and symptoms of illness, disease or injury
17.rapid onset, severe
19.if not documented as open, fractures are coded as closed
23.drug correctly prescribed and properly administered may produce this
25.type of code that is at the highest level of specificity
26.instructions included in coding guidelines
28.coded first when multiple burns of different degrees are present
29.not elsewhere classifiable
30.instruction when underlying condition is sequenced first
2.codes to indicate that something has already happened
3.returning after a remission, relapse
4.sequenced first followed by manifestation code
5.classification of factors influencing health, reason for an encounter
7.coded only when diagnosis is not made
9.note under a code to indicate that the terms excluded from the code are to be coded elsewhere
10.coding should be to the hghest level of this
12.included in the alphabetic index for coding neoplasm sites
14.slow to change or progress, coded second when acute is also listed
16.first place to start when coding
18.code used when info in the record is not sufficient to assign a more specific code
20.residual effect after the acute phase of an illness
21.single code used to classify two diagnoses
22.to determine the cause and nature of the condition
24.cover situations when initial treatment has been performed and patient requires continued care
27.stage of kidhey disease that requires dialysis

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