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ICD-10-PCS Code Set for FY 2020: Deletions of Upper and Lower Artery Bifurcations

ICD-10-PCS Code Set for FY 2020: Deletions of Upper and Lower Artery Bifurcations

Hear nationally recognized ICD-10 expert and Libman Education course author Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA, discuss ICD-10-PCS Code Set for FY 2020: Deletions of Upper and Lower Artery Bifurcations in this free, brief presentation.   Now available! FY 2020 ICD-10 Code Updates by nationally recognized coding expert Lynn Kuehn “Anyone can read what the changes are, […]

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ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update (Q2 2019): Rhabdomylosis

ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update (Q2 2019): Rhabdomylosis

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 (Q2 2019): Rhabdomylosis” 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-PCS: Epidermal Autografting

ICD-10-PCS: Epidermal Autografting

by Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA ICD-10-PCS FY2020 brings us another different way to complete the process of epidermal autografting – a new method called cell suspension technique. Let’s compare this new technique to the other ways the epidermis, the outermost layer of skin, can be grafted from the patient’s own skin. The cell […]

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ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update (Q2 2019): ECMO

ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update (Q2 2019): ECMO

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 (Q2 2019): ECMO” 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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IPPS Final Rule Omits Several Proposed MCC and CC Deletions

IPPS Final Rule Omits Several Proposed MCC and CC Deletions

by Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA The Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) Proposed Rule for FY2020 contained an ominous collection of MCC and CC deletions. Thankfully, the Final Rule may let us breathe a little easier. A review of the draft version of the final rule reveals that almost 150 proposed MCC deletions and […]

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Libman Education Announces New Program: Fundamentals of Inpatient Auditing

Offered as an Authorized CareerStep Re-seller BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – August 7, 2019 – Libman Education has been designated an authorized re-seller for CareerStep’s Fundamentals of Inpatient Auditing — a program designed to help medical coders advance their careers and earn an industry-recognized auditing credential while addressing industry demand for skilled auditors in the inpatient setting. […]

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ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update (Q2 2019): Different Types of Atrial Fibrilation

ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update (Q2 2019): Different Types of Atrial Fibrilation

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 (Q2 2019): Different Types of Atrial Fibrilation” in this free, brief presentation.   Listen to Barry’s Coding Clinic Update in its entirety for in-depth commentary on selected coding advice and […]

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Hydrocephalus and Types of Shunts (Issues in Pediatric Procedure Coding)

Hydrocephalus and Types of Shunts (Issues in Pediatric Procedure Coding)

(Running time: 3:21) Hear nationally recognized ICD-10 expert and Libman Education course author Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA, discuss Hydrocephalus and Types of Shunts (Issues in Pediatric Procedure Coding) in this free, brief presentation.

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Libman Education Announces Financial Support Program for FY2020 Code Update Courses

Qualified Candidates eligible for discounts for courses written by nationally recognized Coding Experts Lynn Kuehn and Gail Smith BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – July 30, 2019 – Libman Education announces the Award10 financial support program to provide discounts to qualified candidates purchasing education related to the changes in the ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, and CPT code systems for fiscal […]

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Best Practices in Coding Audits: Methodologies

Best Practices in Coding Audits: Methodologies

by Susan Chapman Republished with permission: For The Record Vol. 30 No. 1 P. 10 Susan Chapman, a Los Angeles-based freelance writer, interviewed auditing firm leaders to share their thoughts on best practices in coding audits. In an effort to ensure coding accuracy and regulatory compliance, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and […]

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Coding Expert Lynn Kuehn Provides New Perspective in Understanding FY2020 Updates

Mastering Information, Not Memorization, Is the Key to Understanding BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – July 18, 2019 – To help coders and medical facilities prepare for the FY 2020 code updates that begin October 1, 2019, nationally recognized ICD-10 expert Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA, has applied her unique approach to coding instruction to understanding the FY2020 ICD-10 […]

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Scoliosis (Issues in Pediatric Procedure Coding)

Scoliosis (Issues in Pediatric Procedure Coding)

Hear nationally recognized ICD-10 expert and Libman Education course author Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA, discuss Scoliosis (Issues in Pediatric Procedure Coding) in this free, brief presentation. Need comprehensive and complete pediatrics coding guidance?  ICD-10-PCS for Pediatrics: Procedures in the Musculoskeletal Systems provides detailed instruction on coding of procedures performed in the Musculoskeletal Systems. Complete package […]

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Attn CDI Specialists: Coding as a “Second Language”

Attn CDI Specialists: Coding as a “Second Language”

by Mary Beth York, CCS, CCS-P, CIC It is helpful sometimes to think of coding as a language. The language consists of the ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, and CPT code sets primarily. This language of coding has rules, similar to grammar, that govern how it is used and applied. It also has inconsistencies and internal conflicts, much […]

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