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Healthcare Statistics
A coding supervisor must determine the number of full time equilvalents (FTEs) needed to code 500 discharges per week. If it takes an average of twenty minutes to code each record and each coder works 7.5 productive hours per day, how many FTEs will the coding supervisor need?

medical coding
according to a December 4 hospital census of 100,what are the total inpatient service days for december 5? admissions 10 discharges 2 A&D 1 A.90 B.109 C.100 D.110

medical billing and coding from Penn Foster
Writeacher, I forgot to take one of them out, in the cited page would i be able to just abbreviate Office for civil rights to OCR so it would match?

medical billing and coding
In which of the following procedures might a catheter be placed in the heart preoperatively to monitor hemodynamic status? a.pericardiocentesis b.swann-ganz placement c.transeophageal echocardiography d.right-heart catheterization

Medical
In need of help for Medical sites. I have to write a paper for school. One of my questions should correction be date and stamped? This is not in our text books

medical billing and coding
create a fictional scenario that demonstrates how services rendered for a patient visiting a doctor’s office would be handled. Be sure to include all five steps and describe each in terms of your scenario

language of medicine medical billing and coding
How does the musculoskeletal system change from birth to adulthood and what are the steps that the system goes through from childhood to adulthood to reach 206 bones?

Healthcare Statistic
A coding supervisor must determine the number of full-time equivalents (FTEs) needed to code 500 discharges per week. If it takes an average of 20 minutes to code each record and each coder works 7.5 productive hours per day, how many FTEs will the coding supervisor need? (...

MEDICAL CODING
Use the CPT manual to assign the appropriate procedure code to the following excersie. 3. Diagnostic, Rigid bronchoscopy for the evaluation of chronic hemoptysis. CPT Code: ___________

medical coding
Witch one of the following subcategories of the E/M section has separate codes for new and establised patients? A.office and other outpatients B. Hospital observation services C. initial inpatient consultation D. Emergency Department services

english
need help proofreading this acrostic poem Helping people in need of medical attention. Opening doors for people seeking refuge from their sickness. Serving anyone no matter their background. Providing patients information of good or bad news. Illnesses are treated with the ...

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which of the following is an expanded option for participation in private health care plans? A-medicare part A. B-Medicare part B. C- medicare advantage or D- medigap

medical coding and billing
i just strated school and one of the assignments is to file an appeal for a doctor stating that he wants more money then the insurance company paid him and i have no idea on how to even start this letter can some one help me please?

Medical Coding
Using ICD-10-CM. The patient was admitted with abdominal pain in the right upper quadrant. Workup included an EGD that showed mild erosive gastritis and abdominal ultrasound was positive for gallstones. What is the diagnosis? Needs 2 answers.

Medical billing and coding
patient is admitted for radiation therapy for metastatic bone cancer, primary unknown. PAtient develops severe vomiting secondary to the course of radiation and is kept an extra day for stabilization.

english
I need the following sentence to be one sentence. Does this sentence flow okay and is punctuation correct? Is there a better way to word the following sentence? I am applying for the position of office manager of surgical services at Barnes Hospital that appeared in the ...

medical billing & coding
If a patient has an individual insurance policy, a release of information does not have to be signed before the physician's office submits a claim to the insurance company. true or false . i put false is that correct

MEDICAL CODING
Use the CPT manual to assign the appropriate procedure code to the following exercise. Ureteral endoscopy through an established ureterostomy with irrigation and the removal of a foreign body. CPT Code: _____________

medical billing and coding
which ones of the following subcategories of the E/M section has separate codes for new and established patients? a. office ir ither outpatient services b. emergency department services c. initial inpatient consultation d. hospital observation services

medical billing and coding
which one of the following subcategories of the E/M section has separate codes for new and established patients? a. office or other outpatients services. b. emergency department services. c. initial inpatient consultation. d.hospital observation services

Medical coding
Please indicate all ICD-9 diagnosis and procedure codes for the coding scenarios. In addition, assign the POA indicator for each diagnosis code. 1). A patient is admitted with IDDM, out of control. The patient is administered insulin in an attempt to regulate the blood sugar. ...

Medical
It was discovered that a medical assistant discussed the medical condition of a high-profile individual in public. This resulted in the condition becoming publicized information. What were the influential factors in this situation for the medical assistant? Thanks in advanced JB

medical billing and coding from Penn Foster
Give an example of a conversation between the person answering the phone at a dr's office and the patient who called could create a contract, (demonstrating the knowledge of contract law and agency law).. thanks for any help with this question

med coding
whats one option for providing your employees with health care coverage for work related injuries? medicaid plans, medical savings plans, self insurance coverage or referrals to other networks

Medical billing and coding
Which of the following statements are true regarding Medicaid? A) Requirements are the same from state to state B)It is administered by state and local governments. C)It is only for those over 65 D)It is administered by the federal government

medical terminology
Anyone know anything about medical terminology? I need a list of the most common.

Math
You are the coding Supervisor of a medium sized community hospital. You are staffed with 2 inpatient coders. Your current productivity level for your coders is 3 charts per hour. Your hospital discharges has increased to an average of 75 charts per day. How many staff members ...

coding
Why would a coder want to take special precaution when coding the diagnosis of human immunodeficiency virus or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome?

Coding 1
Differentiate between the offical coding guidelines for using V codes in an inpatient and out patient seeting? My answer: Can you please read my answer and tell me what you think? Please. V codes are so nonspececific, or potentially redundant with other codes in the ...

MEDICAL CODING
Use the CPT manual to assign the appropriate procedure code to the following excerise. 2. Plastic repair of the cleft lip/nasal deformity primary bilateral, one or two stages. CPT Code: ___________

12 Biology
With regards to RFLPs, why are non-coding regions of DNA more discriminating than coding regions?

Medical biling and coding
can someone please help with this question 16. Which of the following is true about the ICD-10-CM? A. An eighth character was added. B. There are combination diagnosis/symptom codes. C. There are limited injury codes. D. There's additional information relevant to inpatient ...

medical billing and coding from Penn Foster
Writeacher, so, if I just change my work cited paged to MLA style and fix the in text citations, it should be right? They both look the same to me, i've looked at all the pages you have given me at least a 100 times.lol

medical coding &billing
nurinalysis is a very common diagnotic test. Decscribe & name the possible adnormal results related to this test. Indicate the disorders that thes adnormal results may suggest.

medical billing and coding
you work in a physcians office performing billing. You notice that guidelines haven't been followed accurately in completing the claim form. what will happen if you don't correct the claim form?

medical billing and coding 2
A 53 year old male patient was diagnosis with CMV infection, He has had a persistent cough, and microscopy confirmed the presence of pulmonary tuberculosis and CMV are HIV related. Patient was treated with ethombutol, what codes are assigned to this?

Medical Coding
Indicate factors influencing health status and contact with health services? according to what I have read I have came up with the answer: Cross reference codes. Not sure if that is the correct answer

writing sentences and paragraph
Respected Sir/Madam, Myself Yogita Chadha Medical Healthcare Professional. I have Diploma in pharmacy and professional certificate in medical health care services. I have a handsome experience to serve in health care industry. I work almost one and half year as a junior ...

medical coding and billing
Hi I still can;t find the to my HIPAA RESEARCH PROJECT ON Under what circumstances can personal health information be used for purposes unrelated to health care? ( Hint: there should be at least 12 circumstances.) Can someone please help me with this one . Thankyou. Kay

Medical Office Assisting
I need two people to interview for a school project. They must be Medical office Assistants. I have 8 questions for each one to answer. please respond as soon as possible!!!

Medical
As a healthcare administrator, the ability to read medical charts and reports is very important. It assists you in understanding the details on each patient's medical reports. [ By understanding this, you will be able to come up with strategies of organizing medical seminars ...

Medical Billing and Coding
This patient was admitted when MRI revealed cerebral aneurysm. after admission, a cerebral agiogram was perfomed and showed nonruptured ateriosclerotiurysm of the anterior cerebral artery. an aneurysmectomy by anastromosis was performed using marlex graft replacement. what ...

Biology12
Can someone please explain: Why are non-coding regions of DNA more discriminating than coding regions? I forgot my textbook at school, and the internet is not providing me with a detailed enough explanation. Thanks.

Psychology REPOST
I need help writing an essay on the marijuana debate. What are the medical benefits of marijuana? I have found plenty of info. on the negative effects of medical marijuana any help with the positives?

medical billing and coding
a 32 female was burned by hot grease in her kitchen 1 week ago. she is seen in the hospital-based wound clinic for large dressing changes on both upper extremities following second-degree burns to both arms. this is accomplished without requiring anesthesia

RECORD MANGEMENT
I NEED HELP IN CODING AND INDEXING RECORDS.

health
Explain the old protocol is fine but also need to : Explain the relationship of the new protocol with other existing polices, such as data collection, communication, privacy, and medical records. Include a high-level flow chart depicting the sequence of tasks. Describe the ...

medical billing and coding from Penn Foster
When writing a research paper and writing a reference page, should you include in the paper that you are writing the refence number after the sentence, or can you just list the references on a separate sheet of paper and call it done?

Microeconomics
Medical doctors earn higher incomes than people who have a Ph. D in economics. This is partly because A. Medical doctors are more likely to face malpractice lawsuits. B. The costs of receiving necessary medical education are higher C. A relatively small number of students are ...

English :D
I'm writing an essay about medical experiments and the doctors in the Holocaust. I don't need help with the essay, which I can write myself, but the thesis statement is confusing me. What am I trying to prove about the topic? The answer to this question evades me...The teacher...

medical coding & billing
Can someone plesae help me. I need to to answer these four quetions. I got something, but I'm not sure if Igot it right. The questions are, How can eliminating abbreviations reduce errors?. Should written policies be developed for abbreviation usage? If yes, what should the ...

statistics
n employee produces 2,080 hours of work in the course of a year, how many employees will be required for the coding area if the coding time on average for one record is 30 minutes and there are 12, 500 records that must be coded each year?

Thesis statement
How do I write a thesis statement about why I choose Medical Billing and Coding as a career. I have read what a thesis statement is, but my writing is terrible and I just can't get the understanding of what to include in my thesis statement

Medical billing and coding
Which of the following reimbursement methodologies determines payment before services are received? A.prospective payment system b. retrospective payment system c. fee-for-service payment system d. capitation system

Microeconomics
Medical doctors earn higher incomes than people who have a Ph.D. in economics. This is partly because A. Medical doctors are more likely to face malpractice lawsuits. B. The costs of receiving necessary medical education are higher. C. A relatively small number of students are...

sentence and paragraph
8–12 sentences..You’ve applied for a specific job in your field of study. The Human Resources Department arranges an interview and tells you to bring with you a polished piece of writing for them to evaluate your writing skills. The paragraph must describe one particular ...

Medical coding Insurance Math
Insurance Plan: Mountville Health Plan; patient has met annual deductible of $250;80-20 coinsurance. Services: CPT codes: 99203 and 90700. Usual charges are: $100& $102. Allowed charges are:$89 & $87 How do you calculate between the two

medical coding
single braces are used in the tabular list to A. connect terms on both sides of the braces. B. include nonessential modifiers and alternative codes. C. indicate fifth digits required with a code. D. connect a series of terms on the left with one term on the right.

MEDICAL CODING & BILLING
I JUST GOT A NEW COMPUTER AND I CAN NOT OPEN UP MY DELMAR CD AND FINISH MY WORK CAUSE IT ISN'T COMPATIBLE WITH WINDOWS 7 AND THAT IS WHAT I HAVE ON MY COMPUTER SO I WAS WONDERING IF SOMEONE COULD TELL ME WHAT I SHOULD DO SO THAT I CAN GET MY CD TO WORK ON MY COMPUTER CAUSE I ...

Medical Billing and Coding
The patient was brought to the ER and then admitted because of acute alcohol inebriation. The diagnosis is acute and chronic alcoholism, continuous. What codes are assigned? ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code(s) with POA Indicator:________________________ ICD-10-CM Code(s):________________

calculating statistical data
the him coding supervisor over the coding section agrees to pay a new graduate 11.00 per hour. this a full time coding position at 2080 hours per year. the cost for a full time employee's fringe benefits is 24 percent of the employee's salary. how much must the supervisor ...

iduction to health care
the overall responsibitity of health information management professionals is a.accurately coding hospital records for reimbursement purposes b.ensuring the quality and accuraxcy of health information c,overseeing the medical transcription process d.providing most cost ...

introduction to health care
the overall responsibility of health information management professionals is a.accurately coding hospital records for reimbursement purposes b.ensuring the quality and accuracy of health information c.overseeing the medical transcription process d.providing the most cost ...

medical billing and coding
youre reveiwing reimbursement for a medicare surgical craniotomy case. the case falls into DRG1, which has a relative weight of 3.0970 and a geometrice mean length of stay of 6.3. the hospitals current standard reimbursement rate is $1500. calculate the DRG reimbursement for ...

health
A unit medical record system allows for amore detailed and comprehensive medical record. This record contains information that may be relevant to the following: past and current medical history, procedures undergone, and so forth >What are the advantages and diadvantages of...

Medical Coding
This 32 year old female was burned by hot grease in her kitchen 1 week ago. She is seen in the hospital-based wound clinic for large dressing changes on both upper extremities following second-degree burns to both arms. This is accomplished without requiring anesthesia. What ...

Medical coding 2
32-year old female was burned by hot grease in her kitchen 1 week ago, she is seen in the hospital-based wound clinic for large dressing changes on both upper extremities following second-degree burns to both arms. This is accomplished without requirring anesthesia. Can anyone...

medical billing and coding
Under CPT guidelines, all services related to a surgical procedure are not additionally reimbured A.before the global period. B.after the global period. C. during the global period. D.during the E/M period.

medical billing and coding
I need help with this assignment. Apply the appropriate Level II HCPCS code modifier for each of the following examples. Explain your rationale for each selection. a. Sutures, upper right eyelid b. MD calls ambulance to transport a patient from his office to the hospital for ...

medical billing and coding
a 12 year old boy presents with his father to er due to open wounds to his arm, hand, and upper leg. the injury occurred when the boy fell on a barbed-wire fence at farm while running in the field. Diagnosis: multiple lacerations to the right forearm, right hand, and left ...

medical insurance
Canadian individual or group medical insurance plans trypically cover which of the following a.all the services performed by medical doctors b.private rooms my answer is b

IT web
What are good coding practices? How can these be integrated into the learning of how to code in XHTML? What effects will it have on a web page if container tags or stand-alone non-empty tags are not used when coding in HTML?

medical billing
the file clerk discovered a medical record placed incorrectly in the permanent files by checking for _____ in the last set of two-digit numbers in the medical records numbers.

Medical Manager
I have to write a paper on compare and contrast the differences between a medical biller in a physician's office and a medical biller in a hospital? Discuss the responsibilities required in each Please help me thank you

medical coding
Which of the following code categories should be chosen over codes from other chapters for the same condition? A. Complications of pregnancy B. Neoplasms C. Blood disorders D. Metabolic and nutritional diseases 2. Pyuria or bacteria in the urine should be coded to A. 790.7. C...

medical billing and coding
choose a product you bought within the last month from a clothing or shoe store, describe how the four factors contributed to the elasticity of the good, is the product elastic, unitary or inelastic, in a few sentences what effect does the current supply and current demand ...

health
What is a medical scientist,if you want to study medical science,what are the minimum requirements?and how can you briefly describe medical science?

medicall billing and coding
I need research to do a paper on POA INDICATORES. with penn foster

Medical Coding/Billing
PROCEDURES: Excision of a 2.5 cm hemangioma on the waistline with extensive undermining and closure. Excision of suspicious 1.5 cm lesion of the left ankle with extensive undermining and closure. How would you code this ICD-9-CM Procedure code

medical insurance
canadian individual or group medical insurance plans typically cover which of the following a.all services performed by medical doctors b.most laboratory and diagnostic tests my answer is a

English
Background You’ve applied for a specific job in your field of study. The Human Resources Department arranges an interview and tells you to bring with you a polished piece of writing for them to evaluate your writing skills. The paragraph must describe one particular ...

MEDICAL CODING
Use the CPT manual to assign the appropriate procedure and modifier codes to the following exercise. The Patient had a catheter inserted into the arterial system from the femoral artery and then into the left ventricle for left ventriculography. Report only the physician ...

english
I am required to write 2 different paragraphs for a Penn Foster Assignment. In paragraph 1 I am to bring a polished paragraph on what inspired me to choose my career and why. The second paragraph is about an e-mail to my cousin about a job opening she usually would not ...

college
need help with writing assigment penn foster medcial coding and billing exam 028004

History of health care live chat
For my class I need to interview a Medical office assisant and find out their daily rountine at the office ect does anyone know of a web site( any one really that I would be able to talk to anyone in the medical field that might be able to help ) Thanks for your help :)

research paper on code of medical ethics opinion 5
I need help with trying to find websites on AMA code of medical ethics opinion 5.07. I am taking a class through penn foster and I am stuck. If anyone could help that would be great! Thanks!

Medical Coding
A 12-year-old boy presents with his father to the ER due to open wounds to his arm' hand, and upper leg. The injury occurred when the boy fell on a barbed-wire fence at the farm while running. Diagnosis: Multiple open wounds to the right forearm, right hand, and left thigh. ...

medical -health
you woek in the hospital's health information management department. part of your job is to assist the medical residents with completing records documenttation. one of the residents complains that he doesn't understand why insurance companies need so much documentation and the...

medical coding
dr. hannah tells a patient about the surgery needed to treat cholecysistis. she gives the patient a paper that decribes the produre, its risks and why it will be preformed and asks the patient to sign the paper if he agress to the procedure, this document is called a ...

Medical billing and coding
What law established Medicare Part C, creating a new managed care option and other health plan choices for beneficiaries? A)Health care financing ACT B)Health Insurance Portability and Accountability ACT C)Balanced Budget Act of 1997 D)Social Security Act

medical billing and coding
yourre an inpatient coder in a hospital. you've just coded a medicare part a record with a diagnosis related group reimbursement of $12000. you notice in the hospitals computer billing system that the patient's charges are $19500. that's $7500 more that the hospital will be ...

Medical Coding 2
What codes are assigned for a patient admitted for an azathioprine I drug-induced aplastic anemia (initial encounter)? The patient has peripheral neuropathy of multiple joints of the lower extremities secondary to severe rheumatoid arthritis. ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Codes with POA ...

Business Writing
Background You’ve applied for a specific job in your field of study. The Human Resources Department arranges an interview and tells you to bring with you a polished piece of writing for them to evaluate your writing skills. The paragraph must describe one particular ...

Medical coding
Which of the following is true about the ICD-10-CM? A. An eighth character was added. B. There are combination diagnosis/symptom codes. C. There are limited injury codes. D. There's additional information relevant to inpatient encounters. unsure of answer? What category can ...

medical billing and coding
youre the new director of a hoispital health information management department. The chief financial oficer has hired you for your expertise in health care reimbursement and needs to know how your department can help with reimbursement. list the most important functions of ...

medical billing and coding
When using ICD-9-CM codes, there are four main steps that should be followed to make sure that the code is an accurate description of the diagnosis. Using the Library and other outside references, list and describe the four steps necessary to establish the proper ICD-9-CM code...

Medical Billing and Coding
Patient is admitted for radiation therapy for metastatic bone cancer, primary unknown. Patient develops severe vomiting secondary to the course of radiation and is kept an extra day for stabilization. V Code: ____________________ Diagnoses Codes: ___________________, ...

MEDICAL CODING AND BILLING EXAMINATION 38189800
WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING CODES WOULD BE USED TO REPORT THE REPAIR OF ONE SUPERFICIAL 1-CM LACERATION, ONE SUPERFICIAL 3-CM LACERATION, AND ONE SUPERFICIAL 2-CM LACERATION, ALL TO THE CHEEK? CAN SOME ONE PLEASE HELP ME WITH THIS EXAM 38189800

medical coding
this 32-year old female was burned by hot grease in her kitchen 1 week ago. She is seen in the hospital-based wound clinic for large dressing changes on both upper extremities following second-degree burns to both arms. This is accomplished without requiring anesthesia. I got ...

medical records
how important is having the ability to read medical charts and reports? Why can abbreviations in charts be a cause of concern? How would you ensure that your staff and other health care professionals are proficient in medical abbreviations and terminology?

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