A physician is called to the intensive care unit for a patient with second-degree burns sustained on 55% of his body while cooking in the kitchen where he works. The physician sees the patient in the critical care unit for two hours, leaves the unit, and returns later the same day to provide an additional hour of critical care. What ICD-10-CM and CPT codes would be assigned?
A. L91.8, 99291 × 2, 99292 × 4
B. T31.50, 99291, 99292 × 4
C. Z30.09, 99293, 99294 × 2
D. R53.81, 99291, 99293 × 5
A physician who cares for a patient throughout an entire pregnancy, from beginning to end, is providing
A. comprehensive prenatal management.
B. routine global obstetric care.
C. puerperal obstetric care.
D. antenatal global supervision.
A patient is seen in the emergency room complaining of abdominal pain in the left lower quadrant. It’s determined that the patient is experiencing inflammation of the pancreas, which is also called
A. pancreaticoduodonal arcade.
The covering on the brain and spinal cord in the dorsal cavity is called the
The regulations in HIPAA apply to three groups of individual and corporate entities, each involved in electronic medical records transfer. These groups are collectively referred to as
A. health care administrators.
B. protected personnel.
C. provisional health care data collectors.
D. covered entities.
The retention period is the amount of time that
A. insurance billing documents must be retained in filing cabinets.
B. medications must be kept in the medical office.
C. records must be kept.
D. HIM employee files must be retained upon termination or resignation.
A physician has a meeting with a pharmaceutical sales representative. During the course of the conversation, the physician reveals the diagnosis and past family, medical, and social history of a patient currently being treated with one of the medications that the sales representative is selling. In this situation, the doctor could be sued for
A. invasion of privacy.
B. undue harm and fraud.