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About Barry Libman, MS, RHIA, CDIP, CCS

Barry is the founder of Libman Education, a leading provider of training for the health care workforce, as well as Barry Libman Inc., a company that provides coding, audit, and educational services to the HIM departments of healthcare institutions. Prior to forming these organizations, he held a number of positions in the health information management field, working for hospitals, insurers, consulting firms, and regulatory bodies. Barry is recognized for his in-depth knowledge of coding and reimbursement issues for acute care hospitals. An area of particular interest and expertise is Long Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH) coding. Barry is often called upon to provide education and training on code updates and coding issues.

ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update (Q1 2019): Hip Joint Prosthesis

Hear Barry Libman, MS, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, President of Libman Education and a nationally-recognized authority on coding and reimbursement issues, discuss “ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update (Q1 2019): Hip Joint Prosthesis” in this free, brief presentation.   Listen to Barry’s Coding Clinic Update in its entirety for in-depth commentary on selected coding advice and clarifications from […]

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ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update (Q1 2019): Emphysema

Hear Barry Libman, MS, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, President of Libman Education and a nationally-recognized authority on coding and reimbursement issues, discuss “ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update (Q1 2019): Emphysema” in this free, brief presentation.   Listen to Barry’s Coding Clinic Update in its entirety for in-depth commentary on selected coding advice and clarifications from recent issues […]

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ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update (Q1 2019): Presacral Abscess

Hear Barry Libman, MS, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, President of Libman Education and a nationally-recognized authority on coding and reimbursement issues, discuss “ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update (Q1 2019): Presacral Abscess” in this free, brief presentation.   Listen to Barry’s Coding Clinic Update in its entirety for in-depth commentary on selected coding advice and clarifications from recent […]

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A Few Thoughts on Documentation and Coding of Methadone Maintenance

A Few Thoughts on Documentation and Coding of Methadone Maintenance

by Barry Libman, MS, RHIA, CDIP, CCS As a coding professional and one responsible for education of coders and CDI, I care deeply about the accuracy and completeness of documentation. Our ultimate goal is clinical truth, not DRG optimization. Some clinical truths are easier to reflect than others. A client recently approached us with a problem. […]

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ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update (Q3 2018): DM and Pressure Ulcer

ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update (Q3 2018): DM and Pressure Ulcer

Hear Barry Libman, MS, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, President of Libman Education and a nationally-recognized authority on coding and reimbursement issues, discuss “ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update (Q3 2018): DM and Pressure Ulcer” in this free, brief presentation.   Listen to Barry’s Coding Clinic Update in its entirety for in-depth commentary on selected coding advice and clarifications from […]

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ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update (Q3 2018): DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction

ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update (Q3 2018): DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction

Hear Barry Libman, MS, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, President of Libman Education and a nationally-recognized authority on coding and reimbursement issues, discuss “ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update (Q3 2018): DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction” in this free, brief presentation.   Listen to Barry’s Coding Clinic Update in its entirety for in-depth commentary on selected coding advice and clarifications from […]

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ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update (Q3 2018): Pseudogout of Knee

ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update (Q3 2018): Pseudogout of Knee

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 “ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update (Q3 2018): Pseudogout of Knee” in this free, brief presentation.   Want more?  Barry’s Coding Clinic Commentary provides in-depth commentary on selected coding advice and clarifications from AHA […]

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Coders. It’s Your Job. See Something? Say Something!

Coders. It’s Your Job. See Something? Say Something!

by Barry Libman, MS, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, President, Libman Education and Barry Libman Inc.  Summer is behind us and we are busy preparing for FY 2019. There are new codes and guidelines to learn and implications to be understood and explored. Building and maintaining a classification is a considerable challenge. Fortunately, the Cooperating Parties are up […]

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Diabetes with Associated Conditions (Long Term Acute Care Coding)

Diabetes with Associated Conditions (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 Diabetes with Associated Conditions in this free, brief presentation. Learn to accurately and completely code LTAC hospital services with Barry’s course Long Term Acute Care Coding. For more […]

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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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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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Sequela of CVA (Long Term Acute Care Coding)

Sequela of CVA (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 Sequela of CVA in this free, brief presentation. Learn to accurately and completely code LTAC hospital services with Barry’s course Long Term Acute Care Coding. For more info, click […]

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Coding Advice and Clarifications: Commentary on Selected Topics from Coding Clinic Q4, 2017

Coding Advice and Clarifications: Commentary on Selected Topics from Coding Clinic Q4, 2017

Libman Education is pleased to offer this FREE two-part webinar providing commentary on selected coding advice offered in AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS for Q4, 2017. 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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ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update (Q1 2017): Hypertension and Congestive Heart Failure

Coding Clinic provides specific information and guidelines that are helpful for determining proper coding. In the latest available presentation in the series, Barry Libman discusses “Hypertension and Congestive Heart Failure.” (Running time: 6:18) […]

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