Question 1. In coding, the letter A represents a sequela, and the letter D stands for subsequent visit. True or false

Question 2.  Each unique I-10 diagnosis code may be reported more than once for an encounter. true or false

Question 3.  For bilateral sites, the final character of the codes in the I-10 always indicates laterality true or false

Question 4. Multiple codes are often required for late effects, complication codes, and obstetric codes. true or false

Question 5.  Assign codes as directed in the index, only after verifying the code in the tabular. true or false

Question 6.  A late effect is the residual effect after the acute phase of an illness or injury has passed. true or false

Question 7. It is important to follow any cross-reference instructions in the index of the I-10, such as see also. true or false

Question 8. If there are separate codes for both the acute and chronic forms of a condition, the code for the chronic condition is sequenced first as long as both codes are listed at the same indentation level of the index. true or false

Question 9. Systemic lupus erythematosus with associated endocarditis (M32.11) is an example of dual coding. true or false

Question 10. The official Coding and Reporting Guidelines are updated every year by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA), which could affect the steps to accurate coding. true or false

Question 11. Using the ICD-10-CM (Encoder Pro), complete the following statement.

The correct reporting for acute cholecystitis with cholelithiasis with obstruction is:





Question 12. A combination code is a single code used to classify all of the following EXCEPT:

two diagnoses

diagnosis with an associated secondary process (manifestation)

a diagnosis with an associated complication.

more than two diagnoses.


Unit IV PowerPoint Presentation

Weight: 10% of course grade

Grading Rubric

Due: Tuesday, 12/04/2018 11:59 PM (CST)


Create a minimum of a 10-slide presentation that explains the steps to accurate coding. For each step, include detailed instructions about the coder’s role. Within your presentation, include the need specificity in diagnosis coding with multiple codes as well as how to report acute and chronic conditions, combination codes, residual effects, and late effects. Additionally, include the alphabetical index and tabular.

You must use at least your textbook as an outside source. Although not a required outside source, you may find the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website helpful, which can be accessed by clicking the link below:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (n.d.). CDC 24/7: Saving lives, protecting people. Retrieved from

All sources used must be cited and referenced according to APA standards.



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