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Established patient seen in PCP's office for LLQ pain, diagnosis appendicitis, level 2 E/M, arrangements for surgery made and patient sent to hospital. Assign code with appropriate modifier.

QUESTION 2

1.    Patient seen for trimming of three nondystrophic nails, becomes extremely anxious, physician chooses to administer anesthetic to make patient more at ease. Assign code with appropriate modifier.

QUESTION 3

1.    Patient was seen for repair of nail bed. Assign code with appropriate modifier.

QUESTION 4

1.    Transcriptionist developed pain in right and left wrists. PCP diagnosed carpal tunnel syndrome. Corticosteroids were injected. Assign code with appropriate modifier.

QUESTION 5

1.    Patient with a fractured cervical vertebra undergoes a surgical vertebral decompression with fusion. One surgeon harvests a section of bone from the hip; second surgeon performs the procedure. Assign code with appropriate modifier.

QUESTION 6

1.    Patient sent to laboratory for general health panel blood draw. Sample was inadvertently dropped and the patient was asked to return that afternoon to give another sample. Assign code with appropriate modifier.

QUESTION 7

1.    New patient visit to discuss new diagnosis of diabetes mellitus, level 3 E/M with 45 minutes used explaining proper procedures for management of disease. Assign code with appropriate modifier.

QUESTION 8

1.    Surgeon performs emergency laparoscopic cholecystectomy on a 550-pound patient. Complicated and extensive measures were necessary to complete the procedure. Assign code with appropriate modifier.

QUESTION 9

1.    Surgeon enters operating suite to perform laparoscopic ureterolithotomy on an anesthetized patient, before the procedure begins, patient's pulse rate drops too low and the procedure is cancelled. Assign code with appropriate modifier.

QUESTION 10

1.    While on vacation, a patient is rushed to surgery for laparoscopic treatment of ectopic pregnancy, she will see her regular OB/GYN when she returns home for aftercare. Assign code with appropriate modifier.

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