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Core Coding Skills for the Hospital Coder

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Core Coding Skills for the Hospital Coder provides the essential workforce training necessary for an entry-level hospital coder. Learn 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.  Start your career today!

CEUs:     61 AHIMA      56 AAPC
Price per person. Group rates available.

Core Coding Skills for the Hospital Coder provides the essential training necessary for an entry-level hospital coder.

  • Introduction to the Health Information Management function within hospitals
  • Essential training in the primary coding systems used in hospitals:
    • ICD-10-CM for diagnoses
    • ICD-10-PCS for procedures in the hospital setting
    • CPT for outpatient hospital services
  • Hands-on, real-world practical coding experience in accurate and complete coding:
    • Inpatient
    • Observation
    • Surgical Day Care/Ambulatory Surgery
    • Emergency Room
    • Laboratory and other Ancillary Services
  • Understanding the role of coding in reimbursement

The program consists of Libman Education’s exclusive materials and may be taken sequentially or concurrently. Start the learning today with these online, self-paced courses available 24/7; the 24-week enrollment period provides ongoing access to complex training materials.

 

The program consists of Libman Education’s exclusive materials. Courses may be taken sequentially or concurrently.

Principles of Health Information Management – Introduction to the HIM function in hospitals including the structure and use of health information, health record data management, health record documentation, healthcare delivery systems, and regulatory and compliance issues.

ICD-10-CM: Diagnosis Coding – ICD-10-CM is used by hospitals, physicians, insurance companies, data analysts, and others to describe patient conditions. This foundational course introduces the structure, function, and application of ICD-10-CM.

ICD-10-PCS, Part 1: The Med/Surg Section – Introduction to the structure and design of the ICD-10-PCS system and coding guidelines by nationally-recognized coding expert Lynn Kuehn. Course provides education on assigning codes within the medical and surgical section of ICD-10-PCS, with complete education on the 31 root operations used in the coding process.

CPT: Introduction to Procedural Coding – Provides a unique approach to mastering CPT coding. Breaking it down to three steps of progressive learning:  gain foundational understanding of the CPT coding system and its unique attributes; learn how CPT coding accurately captures procedures in the different body systems; and practice your new CPT skills on real-world procedural cases.

Practical Coding Experience – Hospital Services – Practical, hands-on experience assigning ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS and CPT (and HCPCS) codes to a wide range of outpatient and inpatient health records. Perfect for coding students or beginner coders, Practical Coding Experience: Hospital Services will take you from beginner to intermediate level coding skills.

Fundamentals of Reimbursement: Hospital Services – Understand the complexities of the healthcare reimbursement system and its role in ensuring accurate and appropriate reimbursement for both inpatient and outpatient services.

Medical record coders require foundational knowledge in certain key areas: anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, pharmacology, and pathophysiology. Course work in these topics is essential prior to commencing a program of study in coding.

The Libman Education Medical Coding Foundational Skills program equips coders with the knowledge needed for a successful medical record coding career (additional fee applies). The Medical Coding Foundational Skills program consists of four carefully selected courses:

  • Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology – Understanding Anatomy and Physiology is foundational to medical record coding and other healthcare disciplines. This complete and interactive online course, developed by Libman Education utilizing the online resources of Cengage Learning, explores the anatomical structures and physiology of the human body. Each body system is discussed in detail.
  • Introduction to Medical Terminology – This complete and interactive online course, developed by Libman Education utilizing the online resources of Cengage Learning, explores the language used by medical professionals to accurately describe the human body and associated components, conditions, processes and procedures. Understanding commonly used medical terminology is foundational to medical record coding and other healthcare disciplines.
  • Introduction to Pharmacology – Introduction to Pharmacology, developed by Libman Education utilizing the online resources of Cengage Learning, is a complete and interactive online course offering a primer on the principles and basics of pharmacology, introducing students to the principles of clinical application, including basic pharmacokinetics, dosage forms, and drug administration.`
  • Introduction to Pathophysiology – Pathophysiology explores the function and symptoms of diseased organs for purposes of diagnosis and patient care. This complete and interactive online course, developed by Libman Education utilizing the online resources of Cengage Learning, is foundational to the work of medical record coders.

Instructor:
Angela Lehoux, BS, CCS, CDIP, CIC, COC, Approved-Instructor
Director, Education

Angela Lehoux applies a hands-on approach to her role as the Director of Education for Libman Education. Whether overseeing the work of subject matter experts including nationally recognized coding authorities; challenging instructional designers to deliver content in a way that is both engaging and memorable; or tapping her 25 years’ experience in inpatient, outpatient, and emergency room coding to write coder-friendly courses herself, Angela is responsible for ensuring that our training is accurate, easily accessible, and challenging.

Angela enjoys working individually with current students to answer their questions regarding course content and with prospective students to identify the appropriate curriculum to support their career objectives. Angela believes in the transformational power of education to help individuals achieve their personal and career goals and for organizations to achieve operating success.

Angela holds a bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Management and holds Certified Coding Specialist, Certified Documentation Improvement Practitioner from AHIMA as well as the Certified Inpatient Coder, Certified Outpatient Coder, and the Certified Professional Coder Instructor certifications from AAPC.

“I truly thank you Libman Group for your wonderful courses that have contributed to my success.” — Leslie Jay Corn, CCS, CPC, CCA/ER Coding Analyst/Boston Medical Center OR LogixHealth

“The quality of the courses that Libman presents is excellent” — Pamela S., RN, BSN, MSN, CCDS, Director, Clinical Documentation Improvement, Sharp Healthcare

“I tell everyone about Libman. I find that you have a very wide variety of choices in education that is actually needed and not so many things that aren’t really needed and can be mind boggling just trying to sift through it. Your website is well organized and everything offered is so well laid out and very informative as far as what you are getting, what I need and a very thorough write-up on everything offered. I’m so thrilled to have found your site!” — Sharon T

“LOVEEE Libman! Very happy with the classes I’ve taken.” — Linda C.

“I love the courses at Libman Education.” — Joanne S., CCS

“Libman has exceeded my expectations so far in every way, with the content of courses, but the hands on with the instructors is one of the best and most genius things to offer! All other companies I’ve seen in my 12 years in this field do not offer this invaluable service with their education. Answers to questions on education content is something that was desperately needed, but to my knowledge, it was/is not offered anywhere else and this is what sets Libman apart from the rest. Also, your high quality education and very knowledgeable instructors.” — coding student

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Required Textbooks:

Principles of Health Information Management

Essentials Of Health Information Management: Principles And Practices, Fourth Edition by Mary Jo Bowie, MS, BS, AAS, RHIA, RHIT (The ebook for this course is included in the tuition. There are no additional books to purchase.)

 

 

 

ICD-10-CM: Diagnosis Coding

 

 


ICD-10-PCS, Part 1: The Med/Surg Section

  • ICD-10-PCS: An Applied Approach by Lynn Kuehn and Teri Jorwic, published by the American Health Information Management Association. The 2020 edition is available for purchase from AHIMA here and Amazon here.
  • ICD-10-PCS Code Book – 2020 or students may elect to use electronic files

 

CPT: Introduction to Procedural Coding

CPT® Code Book – 2020 

 

Practical Coding Experience – Hospital

Clinical Coding Workout with Odd-Numbered Online Answers, 2020, published by AHIMA

 

Fundamentals of Reimbursement: Hospital Services
All materials are included within the online course. There is no textbook to purchase.

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    • Focus on individual coder’s success but scalable to accommodate the needs of any size team
    • On-demand learning: Individualized learning paths allow for customized course selection
    • High quality courses developed, peer-reviewed, and updated by leading subject matter experts in the field
    • Interactive, multi-media teaching methods including audio and video files, diagrams, and animations to accommodate different learning styles
    • Assessments throughout and at the end of each course ensure mastery of material
    • Administrative access to custom reporting/dashboard available 24/7
    • Blogs, Facebook, and LinkedIn communities to keep staff engaged in the learning process
    • AHIMA and/or AAPC CEUs for virtually each course, valuable for career development and maintaining professional certifications
    • Attractive subscription pricing encourages broad enrollment to ensure consistent standards and continuity within the workforce

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    There are a limited number of items on the Libman Education website that are excluded from the eLearning Library subscription. Exclusions to the subscription agreement include:

    • Any courses with scheduled live instruction or mentoring,
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    Excluded courses and products are available to subscribers at a discounted price.

    Textbooks and code books, if any are required for individual course completion, are not included in the cost of the eLearning Library.

  • Sale! CEUs

    Medical Coding Foundational Skills

    $667.00 $550.00

    Courses available for individual purchase or purchase all four courses together in the Medical Coding Foundational Skills package and save!

    Medical record coders require foundational knowledge in certain key areas: anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, pharmacology, and pathophysiology. The Medical Coding Foundational Skills program equips coders with the knowledge needed for a successful medical record coding career.

    The Medical Coding Foundational Skills program consists of four carefully selected courses:

    Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

    Understanding Anatomy and Physiology is foundational to medical record coding and other healthcare disciplines. This complete and interactive online course, developed by Libman Education utilizing the online resources of Cengage Learning, explores the anatomical structures and physiology of the human body. Each body system is discussed in detail.

    Introduction to Medical Terminology

    This complete and interactive online course, developed by Libman Education utilizing the online resources of Cengage Learning, explores the language used by medical professionals to accurately describe the human body and associated components, conditions, processes and procedures. Understanding commonly used medical terminology is foundational to medical record coding and other healthcare disciplines.

    Introduction to Pharmacology

    Introduction to Pharmacology, developed by Libman Education utilizing the online resources of Cengage Learning, is a complete and interactive online course offering a primer on the principles and basics of pharmacology, introducing students to the principles of clinical application, including basic pharmacokinetics, dosage forms, and drug administration.

    Introduction to Pathophysiology

    Pathophysiology explores the function and symptoms of diseased organs for purposes of diagnosis and patient care. This complete and interactive online course, developed by Libman Education utilizing the online resources of Cengage Learning, is foundational to the work of medical record coders.

    eBooks for each course are included in the tuition. There are no additional books to purchase.

    Unlimited course access during a 28 week enrollment period.