Knowing the definition of the term, principal diagnosis, is necessary for accurate coding and billing purposes. The collection of the principal diagnosis is part of the UHDDS data set.
Principal Diagnosis Quiz
This quiz will evaluate your knowledge of the definition of Principal Diagnosis. There are also a couple of questions about Complications and Comorbidities. There is one correct answer for each question and no time limit on this quiz. Each correct answer is worth one point. Good luck. Disclaimer - All answers are felt to be correct. However, if you disagree, please research the issue. Mistakes happen. This quiz has been reviewed and approved by Health Information Professionals who serve as HITNOTS Reviewers. Quiz results can be emailed by you in 3 easy steps by taking a screen shot. 1. While viewing your score, Press Alt, while clicking Prt Scn (Print Screen). 2. Open a word processing program, then Paste the image. Save this image to your desktop. 3. Compose an email, then attach the image. Send to the intended recipient.
Congratulations - you have completed the HITNOTS Principal Diagnosis Quiz. You scored %%SCORE%% out of %%TOTAL%%. Your performance has been rated as %%PERCENTAGE%%. Principal Diagnosis Quiz You can make a copy of your quiz result and email it to a recipient by pressing the Alt and PrtScr buttons at the same time while viewing your score. Then, paste the image into a word processing program and send it as a file attachment to the intended recepient. Principal Diagnosis Quiz
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