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ICD-10-PCS for FY 2020: Subcutaneous Defibrillator Lead

ICD-10-PCS for FY 2020: Subcutaneous Defibrillator Lead

Hear nationally recognized ICD-10 expert and Libman Education course author Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA, discuss ICD-10-PCS for FY 2020: Subcutaneous Defibrillator Lead in this free, brief presentation.   ICD-10-PCS: Cardiac Procedure Coding Learn to code cardiac procedures with the unique perspective and expertise offered by nationally recognized ICD-10-PCS coding expert Lynn Kuehn! ICD-10-PCS: Cardiac […]

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Time to Make the “Kind” Response Your Default Setting

Time to Make the “Kind” Response Your Default Setting

by Rebecca Harmon, MPM, RHIA, CCA Popular inspirational teachers often remind audiences that when they have the choice to be RIGHT or KIND, they should always choose kindness. This is not new counsel. Wisdom tales across time and cultures have highlighted the importance of kindness. Recently I came across a research study that showed a […]

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ICD-10-PCS for FY 2020: Flow Diverting Stent

ICD-10-PCS for FY 2020: Flow Diverting Stent

Hear nationally recognized ICD-10 expert and Libman Education course author Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA, discuss ICD-10-PCS for FY 2020: Flow Diverting Stent in this free, brief presentation.     Complete ICD-10-PCS Training: From Beginner to Advanced The Complete ICD-10-PCS Training package by nationally recognized coding expert Lynn Kuehn takes you from beginner to […]

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ICD-10-PCS: New Coding Clinic Advice on Application of the Coronary Arteries Additions

ICD-10-PCS: New Coding Clinic Advice on Application of the Coronary Arteries Additions

by Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA The code sets are posted by CMS in June of every year. The Coordination and Maintenance meeting in Baltimore often provides insight but changes and additions can be made without a detailed discussion of the issues leaving us to speculate on how we will apply them. Sometimes Coding […]

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ICD-10-PCS: Scoliosis Treatment with MAGEC® Rod Placement and Fusion

ICD-10-PCS: Scoliosis Treatment with MAGEC® Rod Placement and Fusion

by Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA Scoliosis treatment and spinal fusion coding can be challenging but it’s not as bad as it seems. We have several resources to use in assigning the correct codes in various situations. I received a question recently about a common scenario, which should help everyone feel more secure in […]

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Q & A with Dr. Z: Heart Cath with IMA Coil Embolization

Q & A with Dr. Z: Heart Cath with IMA Coil Embolization

by David Zielske, MD, CIRCC, COC, CCVTC, CCC, CCS, RCC Question: Heart Cath with IMA Coil Embolization Please see following medical record: Right and left congenital heart catheterization; angiography of the SVC; imaging of the left PA, RIMA and LIMA; followed by coil embolization of both the RIMA and the LIMA. Can we report 37242 […]

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HCCs and Coding for Value: A Virtual Roundtable Discussion, Part 4

HCCs and Coding for Value: A Virtual Roundtable Discussion, Part 4

What new healthcare career opportunities do you think will emerge for coders who understand risk adjustment? Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCCs) are utilized by Medicare Advantage and Affordable Care Act payers for approximately 30 million individuals currently.  Use of HCCs is projected to grow significantly in coming years and individuals with in-depth knowledge and command of […]

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Best Practices in Coding Audits: Defining Accuracy

Best Practices in Coding Audits: Defining Accuracy

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. Shannon O. DeConda, CPC, CPC-I, CPMA, CEMC, CMSCS, partner and founder of DoctorsManagement and president of the National Alliance […]

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Intro to HCC Coding: External Auditors: IVA vs RADV

Intro to HCC Coding: External Auditors: IVA vs RADV

Hear Rose T. Dunn, MBA, RHIA, CPA, FACHE, a nationally recognized HCC expert, provide a free, brief presentation: “Introduction to HCC Coding: External Auditors: IVA vs RADV.”   Fundamentals of HCC Coding Learn more from Rose! Go beyond just the diagnoses — really understand the methodology behind HCCs with the course “Fundamentals of HCC Coding.” […]

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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 – October 1, 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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Q & A with Dr. Z – Lumbar Artery Arteriography

Q & A with Dr. Z – Lumbar Artery Arteriography

by David Zielske, MD, CIRCC, COC, CCVTC, CCC, CCS, RCC Question: Lumbar Artery Arteriography Is arteriography for the lumbar arteries subjective to the reason for the exam? We sometimes see the doctors select L1-L4 and branches off the lumbar arteries to look for bleeds. If the dx is Flank hematoma from a fall and they […]

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ICD-10-PCS Coding of Bimalleolar and Trimalleolar Fractures

ICD-10-PCS Coding of Bimalleolar and Trimalleolar Fractures

Hear nationally recognized ICD-10 expert and Libman Education course author Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA, discuss ICD-10-PCS Coding of Bimalleolar and Trimalleolar Fractures 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, but truly understanding what the […]

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Intro to HCC Coding: Documentation Guidelines

Intro to HCC Coding: Documentation Guidelines

  Hear Rose T. Dunn, MBA, RHIA, CPA, FACHE, a nationally recognized HCC expert, provide a free, brief presentation: “Intro to HCC Coding: Documentation Guidelines.”   Fundamentals of HCC Coding Learn more from Rose! Go beyond just the diagnoses — really understand the methodology behind HCCs with the course “Fundamentals of HCC Coding.” Learn more […]

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HCCs and Coding for Value: A Virtual Roundtable Discussion, Part 3

HCCs and Coding for Value: A Virtual Roundtable Discussion, Part 3

Will all Coders Eventually Need HCC Training? Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCCs) are utilized by Medicare Advantage and Affordable Care Act payers for approximately 30 million individuals currently.  Use of HCCs is projected to grow significantly in coming years and individuals with in-depth knowledge and command of the HCC system will be needed to ensure coding […]

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Best Practices in Coding Audits: Sample Selection

Best Practices in Coding Audits: Sample Selection

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. Once an organization determines whether an audit will be prospective or retrospective, the next step is sample selection methodology. […]

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ICD-10-PCS Coding of Vascular Procedures Using Guideline B4.1c

ICD-10-PCS Coding of Vascular Procedures Using Guideline B4.1c

Hear nationally recognized ICD-10 expert and Libman Education course author Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA, discuss ICD-10-PCS Coding of Vascular Procedures Using Guideline B4.1c in this free, brief presentation.   ICD-10-PCS: Vascular Procedure Coding Learn to code vascular procedures with the unique perspective and expertise offered by nationally recognized ICD-10-PCS coding expert Lynn Kuehn! ICD-10-PCS: […]

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HCCs and Coding for Value: A Virtual Roundtable Discussion, Part 2

HCCs and Coding for Value: A Virtual Roundtable Discussion, Part 2

What HCC training will coders need to be successful? Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCCs) are utilized by Medicare Advantage and Affordable Care Act payers for approximately 30 million individuals currently.  Use of HCCs is projected to grow significantly in coming years and individuals with in-depth knowledge and command of the HCC system will be needed to […]

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Intro to HCC Coding: Risk Adjustment Factor

Intro to HCC Coding: Risk Adjustment Factor

Hear Rose T. Dunn, MBA, RHIA, CPA, FACHE, a nationally recognized HCC expert, provide a free, brief presentation: “Intro to HCC Coding: Risk Adjustment Factor.”   Fundamentals of HCC Coding Learn more from Rose! Go beyond just the diagnoses — really understand the methodology behind HCCs with the course “Fundamentals of HCC Coding.” Learn more […]

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