# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Medical Assistant I Task 490612319

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain the purpose of a superbill and encounter form, including procedural and diagnostic coding.


Explanation should include the purpose of a superbill and encounter form and the procedure for initiating each.

See International Classification of Diseases, version 10 (ICD10)

Process/Skill Questions

  • What information is entered on a superbill and encounter form? How is it entered?
  • What are some advantages to using superbill and encounter forms?
  • What are the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes, and where are they found?
  • What are the consequences of using inaccurate ICD and CPT codes?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).


The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
  1. Critically evaluate quality, accuracy, and validity of information.
  2. Make sense of information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view or bias.
  3. Synthesize relevant information from primary and secondary sources and present it in a logical sequence.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

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