Required textbook and coding manuals: ICD-10-CM Code Book, current version (any approved vendor*) ICD-10-PCS Code Book, current version (any approved vendor*) CPT code book, current version (AMA only) deluxe, professional or standard hospital edition   Other recommended resources: Medical dictionary, any publisher Anatomy and physiology reference Merck manual * Please note:  Candidates for the CCS exam are required to bring […]

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Libman Education Announces Medical Coder Career Program (MCCP) – Outpatient has been Revised and Updated for 2018

Program helps aspiring and experienced medical coders efficiently attain foundational tools for a successful coding career BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – April 19, 2018 – Libman Education has announced the release of the Medical Coder Career Program (MCCP) – Outpatient, revised and updated for 2018. Libman Education’s Outpatient MCCP provides rigorous and comprehensive training to equip facility-based […]

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Different Wound Types — 7th Characters (Long Term Acute Care Coding)

Different Wound Types — 7th Characters (Long Term Acute Care Coding)

Hear Barry Libman, MS, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, President of Libman Education and a nationally-recognized authority on coding and reimbursement issues for long term acute care hospitals, discuss Different Wound Types — 7th Characters in this free, brief presentation. Learn to accurately and completely code LTAC hospital services with Barry’s course Long Term Acute Care Coding. For […]

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CPT Code 36904 – Crisscross Infusion Catheters Placed in an AV Dialysis Fistula

CPT Code 36904 – Crisscross Infusion Catheters Placed in an AV Dialysis Fistula

  ZHealth Publishing Coding Q&A Libman Education is proud to offer ZHealth Publishing’s broad range of coding products to assist both the novice and the seasoned coder to become experts at coding and charging for complex procedures in Interventional Radiology, Interventional Cardiology, Vascular/Endovascular Surgery, and Diagnostic Radiology. Periodically, ZHealth Publishing experts offer general recommendations in […]

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Libman Education Releases Updated CCS Mock Exam

Students receive private consultation and mentoring with nationally recognized CCS instructor Mary Beth York BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – April 16, 2018 – Libman Education has announced the release of an updated version of its Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) Mock Exam offering one-on-one mentoring to prepare coders for the newly updated 2018 version of the CCS. The […]

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AHIMA Announces Beta Period for CCS and CCA Certification Exams

AHIMA Announces Beta Period for CCS and CCA Certification Exams

AHIMA’s CCS and CCA certification exams will be updated to 2018 code sets and guidelines on May 1, 2018. (Through April 30, 2018, AHIMA’s CCS and CCA exams will test on the 2017 code sets and guidelines.) According to the AHIMA website, the beta period for the CCS and CCA exams will launch on 5/1/2018. […]

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Hierarchical Condition Categories Driving Demand for Accurate Coding

Hierarchical Condition Categories Driving Demand for Accurate Coding

by Rose T. Dunn, MBA, RHIA, CPA, FACHE Even though the Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCCs) have been around since 2004, the interest in this categorization methodology by coding professionals is relatively recent. Used by Medicare Advantage, Medicaid, and risk sharing programs, HCCs serve as the basis of defining the complexity of the mix of patients […]

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Libman Education Launches Upgraded Website with Enhanced Product Navigation

Designed to help visitors more efficiently explore its extensive catalog of HIM/medical coding course and product offerings and to enhance student experience BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – April 9, 2018 – Libman Education has announced the launch of an upgraded version of its website, designed to help visitors more efficiently explore its extensive catalog of HIM/medical coding course […]

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Coding Advice and Clarifications: Commentary on Selected Topics from Coding Clinic Q1, 2018

Coding Advice and Clarifications: Commentary on Selected Topics from Coding Clinic Q1, 2018

  Libman Education is pleased to offer this FREE webinar providing commentary on selected coding advice offered in AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS for Q1, 2018. Speaker: Barry Libman, MS, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, President of Libman Education and a nationally-recognized authority on coding and reimbursement issues. To sign up for this FREE webinar, […]

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