Chapter 48 Chapter Hospital Pharmacy Q&A (FPGEE) (1 OF 54) Sample Questions
1. Hospital patient records information confidentiality and records coding is followed according to?
- A. Hospital policies
- B. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
- C. HIPPA
- D. Food and drug Administration guidelines
Tips: HIPAA set the coding for all insurance covered entities and required to use the coding system to use these national drug coding systems.
Codes: ICD-9, CPT-4 and HCPCS
ICD-9 CM: is the official system of assigning codes to diagnosis and hospital procedures
CPT-4: code for reporting medical services and performed by the physicians.
HCPCS: (Health Common Procedure Coding System a.k.a thick picks). Every payer in all USA.