Category Archives: In the News

Pen Bay Medical Center Prepares For ICD-10 With Libman Education’s Custom ‘Grow Your Own Coder’ Program (Health IT Outcomes)

Pen Bay Medical Center Prepares For ICD-10 With Libman Education’s Custom ‘Grow Your Own Coder’ Program (Health IT Outcomes)

Pen Bay Medical Center, a Leapfrog Group 2012 and 2014 National Top Hospital and the largest community hospital in Midcoast Maine, is preparing a large number of its coders for the upcoming ICD-10 deadline with Libman Education’s Grow Your Own Coder – Mentoring and Progressive Skills Development program. Read more

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Coder Competency in Home Health (Advance Healthcare Network)

Coder Competency in Home Health (Advance Healthcare Network)

  By Joan Usher, BS, RHIA, COS-C, ACE The Nov.13, 2014 CMS Final Rule announcement projected a $60 million net decrease in payments to home health agencies (HHAs) in 2015. To better assess the impact of the announcement and the concerns of the Home Health Community, Libman Education and JLU Health conducted a survey of […]

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AAPC Names Libman Education an Approved Education Provider (ADVANCE News)

AAPC Names Libman Education an Approved Education Provider (ADVANCE News)

AAPC, a leading provider of education and professional certification to medical coders, announced that the Concord, MA-based Libman Education has been recognized as an Approved Education Provider. The designation identifies Libman Education as an approved provider of training and education for AAPC’s Certified Outpatient Coder (COC™) and Certified Inpatient Coder (CIC™) credentials. AAPC, which currently […]

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Children’s of Alabama and Libman Education Hunt for Coders (Bedford Patch)

In response to the growing regional and national shortage of skilled and credentialed coders, Children’s of Alabama – ranked by US News & World Report as one of the best children’s hospital programs in the nation – has launched a new initiative to identify potential coding candidates. Libman Education, a leading Healthcare Workforce Training provider, […]

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For The Record Publishes Article by Pam Haney & Mary Beth York on Balancing CCS Exam Prep & ICD-10 Training

For The Record Publishes Article by Pam Haney & Mary Beth York on Balancing CCS Exam Prep & ICD-10 Training

For The Record has published a Q&A article by Pamela J. Haney, MS, RHIA, CCS, CIC, COC, Director of Training and Education for Libman Education, and Mary Beth York, CCS, CCS-P, CIC, instructor of Libman Education’s CCS Exam Prep course, titled “How to Balance CCS Exam Prep With ICD-10 Training.” Read the article here.  

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New Home Health Coding Competency Exam An Essential Tool to Receive Timely and Appropriate Reimbursement

New Home Health Coding Competency Exam An Essential Tool to Receive Timely and Appropriate Reimbursement

BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – January 8, 2015 – To help home health agencies better promote accurate coding and appropriate reimbursement, Libman Education has collaborated with JLU Health Record Systems to release the Home Health Competency Exam: a tool for quickly determining proficiency in the five essential elements of ICD-9-CM home health coding. Read more  

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Stanford Health Care purchases Libman Education ICD-10 flash cards for complex procedure coding training

Stanford Health Care purchases Libman Education ICD-10 flash cards for complex procedure coding training

Stanford Health Care has purchased 20 sets of Libman Education’s ICD-10 Root Operations Flash Cards for complex procedure coding training. “We think the flash cards are a great tool to help with the complex procedure coding,” said Kathy Fennick, RHIA, CCS, Director of Coding for Stanford Health Care. “We plan on showing our CDI department […]

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Libman Education to Release E/M Coding Course

Libman Education to Release E/M Coding Course

Libman Education announced the release of a new course designed to help those involved with professional and facility coding to meet the challenge of assigning E/M codes quickly and accurately. Titled E/M Coding: Evaluation and Management Coding for Professional Fee Services and slated for a January 15, 2015 release, the course is authored by Lynn […]

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New Home Health Coding Competency Exam An Essential Tool to Receive Timely and Appropriate Reimbursement

New Home Health Coding Competency Exam An Essential Tool to Receive Timely and Appropriate Reimbursement

BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – January 8, 2015 – To help home health agencies better promote accurate coding and appropriate reimbursement, Libman Education has collaborated with JLU Health Record Systems to release the Home Health Competency Exam: a tool for quickly determining proficiency in the five essential elements of ICD-9-CM home health coding. Read more  

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Stanford Health Care purchases Libman Education ICD-10 flash cards for complex procedure coding training

Stanford Health Care purchases Libman Education ICD-10 flash cards for complex procedure coding training

Stanford Health Care has purchased 20 sets of Libman Education’s ICD-10 Root Operations Flash Cards for complex procedure coding training. “We think the flash cards are a great tool to help with the complex procedure coding,” said Kathy Fennick, RHIA, CCS, Director of Coding for Stanford Health Care. “We plan on showing our CDI department […]

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ACE to Distribute Libman Education Coding Courses, ICD-10 Learning Aids & Assessments

ACE to Distribute Libman Education Coding Courses, ICD-10 Learning Aids & Assessments

Auditing and Coding Experts has become an affiliate partner with Libman Education to distribute online medical coder courses, ICD-10 learning aids and ICD-10 assessments. This includes ICD-10 readiness and HIPAA courses approved for AAPC, AHIMA and RCCB CEU credits. Libman Education Inc. is a leading provider of training for the health care workforce. Read more […]

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Resilient MTs Venture into Coding

Resilient MTs Venture into Coding

While “reduce, reuse, recycle” is a popular mantra among conservationists, it also may apply to medical transcriptionists (MTs). The spread of electronic environments has reshaped how transcription is performed, rendering traditional roles to relics of a bygone era. Sporting a diverse skill set while facing dwindling opportunities in their chosen profession, some MTs have taken […]

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Libman Education Partners with Manchester Community College to Offer ICD-10 Anatomy & Physiology for Medical Coders Training

The last time you went to the doctor, were you suffering from “I-20.1”? Maybe “M-48.4”? Hopefully, it wasn’t “A-20.0.” This may seem a silly way to talk about chest pain, a stress fracture or bubonic plague, but it’s part of what makes the world of health care go round – which explains why a community […]

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