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

BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTSApril 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 volume means that coders can continue to support the mission of their facility in a meaningful way,” said Susan Pepple, President of Libman Education.

Libman Education’s solution, the Accelerated Outpatient to Inpatient Coder Training program, builds on an outpatient coder’s valuable on-the-job experience and knowledge, while it supplements their skills with the essential training necessary to assume inpatient coding responsibilities.

Delivered as online, self-paced, interactive courses, the program allows the organization to fast-track the coder training and quickly respond to demand. The program features Libman Education’s exclusive materials that may be taken sequentially or concurrently.

For full details of the Accelerated Outpatient to Inpatient Coder Training program curriculum see:

Hospitals interested in discussing how the Accelerated Outpatient to Inpatient Coder Training might be appropriate for their needs are invited to contact Libman Education at 978-369-7180 or [email protected]

For over a decade, Libman Education has been recognized as the trusted resource providing workforce-ready training on Health Information Management and Medical Record Coding for individual HIM professionals and their employers.

Libman Education offers a catalog of over 60 proprietary online training titles as well as courses written by other education providers carefully selected and curated to be the best. Over 12,000 individuals enroll annually in Libman Education’s WebinarPlus™ self-paced online courses written by leading industry experts.

Our focus is on coding from beginner to advanced (ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT), as well as coding credential prep (both AHIMA and AAPC), and other topics where in-depth specialized knowledge of relevant coding systems and their application is essential (Auditing, CDI, HIPAA, Reimbursement, Interventional Radiology & Cardiovascular Surgery, Long Term Acute Care, Skilled Nursing Facilities, and Pediatrics).

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Libman Education Inc. is a leading provider of training for the health care workforce offering self-paced and instructor-led online courses designed and developed by leading industry experts in Health Information Management (HIM) and Medical Record Coding. Our courses are specifically designed to improve individual skills and increase the efficiencies and competencies of health care providers and institutions. At Libman Education, we understand the needs and challenges of a well-trained workforce and offer the right-mix of online education to ensure that the health care professionals are prepared to meet the challenges of the changing workplace.

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