On March 2, 2017, ICD-10 Monitor published an article by Barry Libman, MS, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, CCS-P, CIC, President of Barry Libman Inc. and Libman Education, and Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA, a nationally recognized ICD-10 expert and Libman Education course author. The piece is titled “Online Versus On-site Coder Education: Seven Questions to Consider.”
“With more than a year of ICD-10-CM/PCS experience under their belts, coding managers have begun to turn their attention toward fine-tuning coder education. They’re using audit results to identify knowledge gaps and provide targeted training to enhance coding quality.
“Basic refresher training as well as education about code updates are both in high demand. Another common area of focus is coding complex surgeries in ICD-10-PCS. Many managers are also interested in education targeting coding guideline changes that may have been largely overlooked during the rush to meet the Oct. 1, 2015 implementation deadline.”
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