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13 07, 2022

FY 2023 ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Code Updates

By |2022-07-17T12:01:30-04:00July 13th, 2022|Press Releases|Comments Off on FY 2023 ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Code Updates

  Online, On-demand Training Available Now Changes Effective October 1; ‘Early Bird’ Pricing Available through July 31 BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – July 7, 2022, UPDATED – July 13, 2022 – Important changes to the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS codes and guidelines for FY 2023 become effective October 1, 2022. Libman Education’s code update training is available now – well ahead of the effective date – for teams and individuals to proactively prepare for the changes. “It is essential that we give our coders enough time to really master the updates: what changed, what it means, and how to apply it. Even the smallest

30 06, 2022

Shearwater Health Selects Libman Education for Coder Training

By |2022-06-30T00:00:11-04:00June 30th, 2022|Press Releases|Comments Off on Shearwater Health Selects Libman Education for Coder Training

“Libman Education helps us to ensure our staff are able to perform to the exacting standards our customers’ demand” BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – June 30, 2022 – Shearwater Health, Inc., a leading healthcare revenue cycle solutions firm, selected Libman Education to provide online coder training for their extensive global team of medical record coders. Libman Education was chosen for both the completeness and quality of the ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, and CPT training being provided. With economic and talent challenges now roiling the revenue cycle for many healthcare organizations, remote coders have become an essential part of the solution necessary to achieve essential

20 06, 2022

Libman Education Releases Results of 4th Annual HIM Professional Census

By |2022-06-20T22:14:20-04:00June 20th, 2022|Press Releases|Comments Off on Libman Education Releases Results of 4th Annual HIM Professional Census

Findings summarize the insights of over 1200 HIM professionals BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – June 21, 2022 –The results of Libman Education’s 4th annual HIM Professional Census are now available. Over 1200 Health Information Management (HIM) professionals shared their thoughts, concerns, and unique perspective in answering a focused survey of 45 questions. Health Information Management emerges from the past two years of the COVID-19 pandemic with a new focus on effective management of the HIM function to better support the mission of the organization. Flexible staffing has emerged as a key strategy: organizations deploy a mixture of in-house employees, often cross-trained to

9 06, 2022

Announcing New Course: CPT®: Essentials of Anesthesiology Coding and Billing

By |2022-06-09T00:00:20-04:00June 9th, 2022|Press Releases|Comments Off on Announcing New Course: CPT®: Essentials of Anesthesiology Coding and Billing

“Coders with detailed knowledge of coding and billing of anesthesia services are valued team members.” BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – June 9, 2022 – Libman Education has released a new online course that teaches medical coders proper anesthesia coding: CPT®: Essentials of Anesthesiology Coding and Billing, by Marcy Garuccio, ACS-AN, CANPC, CPMA, CPC, SME, AAPC Fellow, a nationally recognized authority on coding of anesthesia services. Marcy’s long career combines a strong foundation in anesthesiology practice management with medical coding and billing expertise. “Anesthesia is such a unique coding and billing field. It utilizes time and multiple components to format a charge for

31 03, 2022

Libman Education Announces 4th Annual HIM Professional Census

By |2022-03-31T12:33:11-04:00March 31st, 2022|Press Releases|Comments Off on Libman Education Announces 4th Annual HIM Professional Census

Opportunity for HIM professionals to share thoughts, concerns, and unique perspective BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – March 31, 2022 – Libman Education is inviting HIM professionals to take part in the 2022 HIM Professional Census, the 4th in an annual series of surveys creating benchmarks for the HIM profession and projecting future trends. “We cordially invite all HIM professionals to participate,” said Susan Pepple, President of Libman Education. “Each year, the Census provides HIM professionals an opportunity to express their views on the profession, major issues they are facing, and concerns for the future of HIM. The response has grown each year

3 03, 2022

CCS Exam Review with Live Instruction Spring Session Starts April 2

By |2022-03-03T00:20:54-05:00March 3rd, 2022|Press Releases|Comments Off on CCS Exam Review with Live Instruction Spring Session Starts April 2

Led by experienced coding educator Cari A. Greenwood, RHIA, CCS, CPC, CICA BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – March 3, 2022 – The Spring session for Libman Education’s CCS Exam Review with Live Instruction has been announced for April 2 – May 14. Led by experienced coding educator Cari A. Greenwood, RHIA, CCS, CPC, CICA, the program builds on the foundation of Libman Education’s highly-acclaimed online CCS Exam Review with additional weekly live classes to maximize CCS readiness. “The CCS is valuable because it is so difficult to achieve. It truly marks the credential holder as possessing mastery level coding skills,” said Susan

1 12, 2021

For the Record Magazine Publishes Article from Libman Education on Managing Coders, the Future of Coding, and Career Advancement

By |2022-07-18T14:28:38-04:00December 1st, 2021|Press Releases|Comments Off on For the Record Magazine Publishes Article from Libman Education on Managing Coders, the Future of Coding, and Career Advancement

The November-December 2021 edition of For The Record Magazine has published an article by Libman Education's Director of Education, Angela Lima, BS, CCS, CDIP, COC, CIC. Titled "The Future Looks Bright for Coders," the article draws from Libman Education's 2021 HIM Professional Census, and discusses Managing Coders, the Future of Coding, and Career Advancement. Read the article here.           The Libman Education eLearning Library The eLearning Library subscription provides unlimited access to over 60 courses, assessments, and training curricula designed to enhance job-specific, self-paced learning for one full year. Special pricing available for groups. Train your entire

11 11, 2021

Announcing New CCS Exam Review with Live Instruction to Prepare Coders for the CCS Exam January 8 – February 12, 2022

By |2021-11-12T14:58:46-05:00November 11th, 2021|Press Releases|1 Comment

Taught by experienced coding educator Cari A. Greenwood, RHIA, CCS, CPC, CICA BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – November 11, 2021 – Libman Education has released the dates for its upcoming CCS Exam Review with Live Instruction. Taught by experienced coding educator Cari A. Greenwood, RHIA, CCS, CPC, CICA, the program builds on the foundation of Libman Education’s very popular online CCS Exam Review with new weekly classes to maximize CCS readiness. “Achieving the CCS credential is an important milestone for coders. It is an indication of professional commitment and achievement,” said Cari Greenwood, instructor for the CCS Exam Review with Live Instruction. “I am

23 02, 2021

Libman Education Introduces Coding Workspace™ Next Generation Coder Training

By |2021-04-28T13:52:45-04:00February 23rd, 2021|Press Releases|Comments Off on Libman Education Introduces Coding Workspace™ Next Generation Coder Training

BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – February 23, 2021 – Libman Education’s Coding Workspace™ is a next generation answer to provide high-engagement and challenging hands-on coding practice coupled with detailed guidance on correct code assignment.  Using a small number of carefully selected, real-world cases that vary in complexity from basic to advanced, Coding Workspace™ will sharpen the coder’s essential skills making them truly workforce-ready. “While a lecture or webinar can be a good start to learning to code medical records, it is just a start and more focused education and hands-on experience is necessary to truly master this difficult and important skill,” said

29 10, 2020

Libman Education Announces Release of New Exam Review for the CCS-P Coding Credential

By |2021-06-16T02:04:05-04:00October 29th, 2020|Press Releases|1 Comment

An Important Addition to the Libman Education Catalog of Coding Credential Preparation Courses BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – October 29, 2020 – Libman Education announced the release of its CCS-P Exam Review course to meet the growing interest in AHIMA’s Certified Coding Specialist – Physician-based (CCS-P) coding certification. Obtaining a CCS-P is an indicator of mastery in the coding of health services provided in physician offices, group practices, multi-specialty clinics, and specialty centers. The CCS-P Exam Review, an online, self-paced, interactive and comprehensive course, includes ICD-10-CM and CPT coding practice; covers reimbursement methodologies, appropriate query practices, documentation review and requirements, data quality,

8 10, 2020

Libman Education Announces Release of New Training Libraries to Target Job-specific Learning Requirements

By |2020-10-08T00:14:20-04:00October 8th, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on Libman Education Announces Release of New Training Libraries to Target Job-specific Learning Requirements

ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS and CPT Code Sets BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – October 8, 2020 – Libman Education announces the release of new targeted e-Learning Libraries to provide on-demand access to courses offering mastery-level training on ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, and CPT code sets to encourage specificity, increase accuracy, and improve productivity. The eLearning Libraries were developed in response to client demand for more targeted training specific to the learning needs of their staff. The new targeted eLearning Libraries are offered in several configurations: Inpatient Coding Outpatient Coding Pediatric Coding ICD-10-PCS Coding Clinical Documentation Integrity The content of these targeted eLearning Libraries was carefully selected

1 10, 2020

Libman Education Announces New Course on Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Coding

By |2020-10-01T05:04:08-04:00October 1st, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on Libman Education Announces New Course on Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Coding

Helps IRF coders gain a clear understanding of IRF PPS guidelines and how ICD-10-CM coding conventions apply to the IRF setting BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – October 1, 2020 – Libman Education has released “Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility: IRF-PAI and UB-04 Coding.” This one hour, on-demand webinar is authored by Nirmala Sivakumar, CCS, CDIP, an experienced IRF coding educator. While both the IRF-PAI and UB-04 forms are used by Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities to report ICD-10-CM codes, there are several key differences. This webinar will help the IRF coder gain a clear understanding of IRF PPS guidelines and how ICD-10-CM coding conventions apply to

6 08, 2020

Libman Education now offers Pinson & Tang’s Newest Product: CDI Pocket Guide – Online

By |2020-08-06T15:15:30-04:00August 6th, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on Libman Education now offers Pinson & Tang’s Newest Product: CDI Pocket Guide – Online

Always fully up-to-date and reliable guidance for clinical documentation integrity and coding BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – August 6, 2020 – Libman Education is pleased to announce the availability of the new CDI Pocket Guide – Online which provides instant access to definitions, clinical criteria, terms to use or to avoid, and other critical information on the 55 diagnostic categories that account for 95% of all documentation improvement opportunities. As a one year online subscription, users have access to fully up-to-date guidance from anywhere with internet access. The CDI Pocket Guide – Online is authored by Dr. Richard Pinson, MD, FACP, CCS,

6 08, 2020

Libman Education Announces Adoption of the Merck Manual as an Online Resource to Supplement Training

By |2020-08-06T00:58:01-04:00August 6th, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on Libman Education Announces Adoption of the Merck Manual as an Online Resource to Supplement Training

Two of the Most Trusted Names in Reliable Medical Information Link Resources BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – August 6, 2020 – Libman Education announces an agreement with Merck & Co. to provide detailed reference material from the Merck Manual Professional Version for inclusion in Libman Education online training courses. The comprehensive reference materials started to appear in Libman Education courses in July 2020 as courses were updated for the FY2021 code sets. “Understanding diagnoses and procedures in detail is key to a learner’s ability to accurately and completely apply ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, and CPT codes to medical records. By incorporating Merck Manual content

8 07, 2020

Libman Education Announces Re-release of Lynn Kuehn’s Essential First Step to ICD-10-PCS Success: Root Operation Decision Making

By |2020-07-08T01:04:27-04:00July 8th, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on Libman Education Announces Re-release of Lynn Kuehn’s Essential First Step to ICD-10-PCS Success: Root Operation Decision Making

Now Available for Educators/Auditors BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – July 8, 2020 – HIM professionals who have benefited from ICD-10-PCS coding expert Lynn Kuehn’s dynamic approach to teaching know that it is more than just delivering proprietary content: it is about making complex ideas understandable and guiding learners to higher-order thinking. The re-release of Kuehn’s ICD-10-PCS: Root Operation Decision Making provides an essential tool for coding educators and internal auditors to mentor staff in their own organization. “PCS coding is complicated and can be confusing but it is so important to get it right,” said Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA, author

2 07, 2020

Core Coding Skills for the Hospital Coder

By |2020-07-02T20:28:33-04:00July 2nd, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on Core Coding Skills for the Hospital Coder

New Training Curriculum from Libman Education Provides the Essential Training Necessary for an Entry-Level Hospital Coder BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – July 2, 2020 – Libman Education announces the release of a new curriculum of coder training designed to provide the essential workforce skills necessary for an entry-level hospital coder. Core Coding Skills for the Hospital Coder introduces the student to the primary coding systems used in hospitals (ICD-10-CM; ICD-10-PCS; and CPT) plus hands-on, real-world practical experience in accurate and complete coding. “Accurate and complete coding is essential to the health of a hospital’s revenue cycle,” said Susan Pepple, President of Libman

14 05, 2020

Libman Education to Offer CDI Pocket Guide by Pinson & Tang

By |2020-10-23T00:08:24-04:00May 14th, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on Libman Education to Offer CDI Pocket Guide by Pinson & Tang

The Original CDI Pocket Guide Trusted by CDI Professionals for Over 13 Years BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – May 14, 2020 – Libman Education announced plans to offer the 2020 edition of the #1 best-selling authoritative CDI Pocket Guide by Pinson & Tang. Now in its 13th edition, CDI Pocket Guide is the original and still regarded as the best resource for clinical documentation integrity. In a joint statement, Susan Pepple, President of Libman Education, and Dr. Richard Pinson and Cynthia Tang, authors of the CDI Pocket Guide, announced that the goal of the joint effort was to improve documentation accuracy and CDI

23 04, 2020

Libman Education releases cross-training coding curriculum (Home Care Technology Report)

By |2022-07-18T14:28:39-04:00April 23rd, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on Libman Education releases cross-training coding curriculum (Home Care Technology Report)

From the Home Care Technology Report's Vendor Watch (4/8/2020): Libman Education Releases Accelerated, Cross-Training Coding Curriculum in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – April 6, 2020 – Libman Education announced the release of the Accelerated Outpatient to Inpatient Coder Training program in response to demand by hospitals dealing with the disruption of COVID-19. With outpatient services and elective procedure volumes down across the country, hospitals are seeking a way to quickly cross-train their existing outpatient coders to deal with the surge of COVID-19 medical-surgical cases. Read more here To access, after arriving at the page, click the link at

23 04, 2020

Libman Education releases Gail Smith’s New Foundational Course on CPT Coding

By |2020-06-04T02:28:15-04:00April 23rd, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on Libman Education releases Gail Smith’s New Foundational Course on CPT Coding

Providing the Training Needed for CPT Coding in Any Setting BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – April 23, 2020 – Libman Education announces the release of CPT: Introduction to Procedural Coding by nationally recognized CPT coding authority Gail I. Smith, MA, RHIA, CCS-P, CPT. The online, on-demand course provides the essential knowledge and decision-making skills necessary for accurate and complete CPT coding. Whether an entry-level coder seeking their first job or an experienced coder ready to “kick it up a notch,” CPT: Introduction to Procedural Coding prepares coders for the broad challenges of outpatient coding in Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Hospitals, and large Physician

6 04, 2020

Libman Education Releases New Accelerated Cross-training Coding Curriculum in Response to the Disruption of the COVID-19 Pandemic

By |2020-04-06T14:53:23-04:00April 6th, 2020|Press Releases|Comments Off on Libman Education Releases New Accelerated Cross-training Coding Curriculum in Response to the Disruption of the COVID-19 Pandemic

BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – April 6, 2020 – Libman Education announced the release of the Accelerated Outpatient to Inpatient Coder Training program in response to demand by hospitals dealing with the disruption of COVID-19. With outpatient services and elective procedure volumes down across the country, hospitals are seeking a way to quickly cross-train their existing outpatient coders to deal with the surge of COVID-19 medical-surgical cases. “The normal range of demand for hospital services is being replaced by the particular needs of the COVID-19 patient. The ability to quickly and cost-effectively cross-train existing coding staff in response to changes in service

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