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40000 Series CPT Digestive System Practice Test
Q1. A four-year-old patient who accidentally ingests valium found in his mother’s purse is found unconscious and rushed to the ED. The child is treated with gastric lavage. What CPT® and ICD-9-CM codes are reported?
- 43754, 780.09, 969.4, E980.3
- 43756, 969.4, E980.3
- 43753, 969.4, 780.09, E853.2
- 43755, 969.4, E853.2
Q2. How do you report a screening colonoscopy performed on a 65-year-old Medicare patient with a family history of colon cancer? The patient’s 72-year-old brother was just diagnosed with colon cancer. The physician was able to pass the scope to the cecum. What CPT® and ICD-9-CM codes are reported?
- G0104, V76.41, V10.05
- G0105, V76.51, V16.0
- 45378, V76.51, V10.05
- 45330, V76.41, V16.0
Q3. 56-year-old patient complains of occasional rectal bleeding. His physician decides to perform a rigid proctosigmoidoscopy. During the procedure, two polyps are found in the rectum. The polyps are removed by a snare. What CPT® and ICD-9-CM codes are reported?
- 45320, 569.0
- 45383, 211.3
- 45309, 45309, 211.3
- 45315, 569.0
Q4. 42-year-old patient is brought to the operating room for a repair of a recurrent incarcerated incisional hernia using mesh. What CPT® and ICD-9-CM codes are reported?
- 49561, 550.91
- 49566, 553.21
- 49566, 49568, 553.21
- 49561, 49568, 551.21
Q5. 11-year-old patient is seen in the OR for a secondary palatoplasty for a complete cleft palate. Shortly after general anesthesia is administered, the patient begins to seize. The surgeon quickly terminates the surgery in order to stabilize the patient. What CPT® and ICD-9-CM codes are reported for the surgeon?
- a. 42220-52, 749.00, 780.39
- b. 42220-53, 749.01, 780.39
- c. 42215-53, 749.01, 780.39
- d. 42215-76, 749.00, 780.39
Q6. A patient is admitted for a simple primary examination of the gastrointestinal system to rule out GI cancer. An upper GI endoscopy is performed that includes the esophagus, stomach, and portions of the small intestine. During the examination, a stricture of the esophagus is identified and subsequently dilated via balloon dilation (20 mm). What CPT® and ICD-9-CM codes are reported?
- 43235, 151.9, 530.3
- 43248, 151.9, 530.3
- 43249, 530.3
- 43235, 530.3
Q7. A 28-year-old female that had symptoms of RLQ abdominal pain, fever, and vomiting was diagnosed with acute appendicitis. The surgeon makes an abdominal incision to remove the appendix. The appendix was not ruptured. The incision is closed. What are the correct CPT® and ICD-9-CM codes for this encounter?
- 44950, 540.9
- 44970, 540.9
- 44950, 789.03, 780.60, 787.03, 540.9
- 44970, 541
Q8. A colonoscopy is performed on a 50-year-old patient with a family history of colon cancer. Found during the procedure were multiple polyps. Two polyps in the transverse colon were removed with hot forceps cautery. Three polyps in the ascending colon were removed via snare. Portions of all polyp tissues were to be sent to pathology. What are the correct CPT® and ICD-9-CM codes for this patient encounter?
- 45384 x2, 45385 x3, 211.3, V18.51
- 45384, 45385-59, 211.3, V16.0
- 45384, 45385-59, 153.6, 153.1, V18.51
- 48584 x2, 45385 x3, V16.0
Q9. 66-year-old female is admitted to the hospital with a diagnosis of stomach cancer. The surgeon performs a total gastrectomy with formation of an intestinal pouch. Due to the spread of the disease, the physician also performs a total en bloc splenectomy. What CPT® codes are reported?
- 43622, 38100-51
- 43622, 38102
- 43634, 38115-51
- 43634, 38102-51
Q10. A patient suffering from cirrhosis of the liver presents with a history of coffee ground emesis. The surgeon diagnoses the patient with esophageal varices. Two days later, in the hospital GI lab, the surgeon ligates the varices with bands via an UGI endoscopy. What CPT® and ICD-9-CM codes are reported?
- a. 43205, 571.6, 456.20
- c. 43400, 571.6, 456.21
- b. 43244, 571.5, 456.21
- d. 43235, 571.5, 454.2
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