When more than one surgery is performed during one anesthesia administration, the coder should    A. report the anesthesia code with the highest base value unit.

Please answer all 20 questions correctly and get back to me within the next 3 hours

1.   Modifier -P5 indicates that the patient

A. experienced postoperative anemia.
B. is not expected to survive without the operation.
C. received a lower anesthesia dosage.
D. is advanced in age.

2.   Code 99217 is assigned for

A. nursing home services.
B. observation discharge services.
C. established patient visits.
D. new patient office visits.

3.   Code range 99218–99220 denotes

A. emergency room visits.
B. initial hospital visits.
C. initial observation care.
D. follow-up hospital visits.

4.   A physician performs an invasive surgical procedure. Prior to the start of the procedure, the anesthesiologist administers monitored anesthesia. Which modifier should be appended to the anesthesia code?

A. -G10
B. -G8
C. -G1
D. -G9

5.   When more than one surgery is performed during one anesthesia administration, the coder should

A. report the anesthesia code with the highest base value unit.
B. assign modifier -QS to the second surgery code.
C. assign add-on code 01900 to indicate more than one surgery was performed during a single operative session.
D. add modifier -QY to the first surgery code.

6.   Modifier -P3 indicates that the patient

A. received topical anesthesia.
B. is in a coma.
C. received local anesthesia.
D. has severe systemic disease.

7.   ___ modifiers indicate the number of anesthesia cases being directed at one time.

A. Coordinated time
B. Conversion
C. Calculation
D. Concurrent

8.   A coder adds modifier -P2 to an anesthesia code. This modifier indicates the patient

A. is allergic to lidocaine.
B. received general anesthesia.
C. is handicapped.
D. has mild systemic disease.

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