ICD-10-CM

ICD-10-CM: Selected Guidelines for Coding and Reporting

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Correct understanding and application of ICD-10-CM guidelines are essential to anyone concerned with accurate, complete, and defensible coding of diagnoses. Libman Education’s ICD-10-CM: Selected Guidelines for Coding and Reporting provides detailed instruction on complex guideline topics.

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Correct understanding and application of ICD-10-CM guidelines are essential to anyone concerned with accurate, complete, and defensible coding of diagnoses. Great for coders, Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists, or anyone interested in knowing more about the guidelines that guide diagnosis code selection.

“ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting” is a set of rules developed to accompany and complement the official conventions and instructions provided within ICD-10-CM.  Adherence to these guidelines when assigning ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes is required under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

Libman Education’s ICD-10-CM: Selected Guidelines for Coding and Reporting provides detailed instruction on application of conventions and general guidelines as well as selected guidelines most often misunderstood.

  • Conventions for the ICD-10-CM
  • General Coding Guidelines
  • Chapter 1: Certain Infectious and Parasitic Diseases
  • Chapter 2: Neoplasms
  • Chapter 9: Diseases of the Circulatory System
  • Chapter 15: Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Puerperium
  • Chapter 19: Injury, poisoning, and certain other consequences of external causes

Libman Education’s ICD-10-CM: Selected Guidelines for Coding and Reporting provides a comprehensive review and explanation of select guideline topics to improve understanding and accuracy in application:

  • Review of all the guidelines that pertain to the section or chapter
  • Commentary explaining application of the guidelines and challenges presented
  • Examples from both the Alphabetic Index and Tabular List
  • Practice examples demonstrating application of the guidelines
  • 5- or 10-question assessment following the lesson to ensure content is being mastered
  • Multimedia and interactive online course offering independent self-study.
  • Knowledge checks and/or final assessment ensure mastery of material.
  • Online Flexibility! Materials available 24/7. Work at your own pace — save time and travel costs.
  • Earn Libman Education Certificate of Completion and CEUs.
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  • Extensions to the enrollment period are available. Contact Libman Education for pricing.
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  • Price listed is per person/per course. Group rates available upon request.

Libman Education’s ICD-10-CM: Selected Guidelines for Coding and Reporting provides detailed instruction on application of conventions and general guidelines as well as selected guidelines most often misunderstood.

Conventions of the Classification
Review of all 19 conventions
Including Excludes 1 and 2, the “with” convention and code assignment and clinical criteria

General Coding Guidelines
Review of all 19 guidelines
Including acute and chronic conditions – when to code both, laterality explanation,
documentation of complications of care

Chapter 1: Certain Infectious and Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99)
Review of all guidelines in this section
Review of HIV, Zika virus and Sepsis
Explanation of the coding of postoperative wound infections and postoperative sepsis

Chapter 2: Neoplasms (C00-D49)
Review of all the guidelines in this section
When to code malignancy as primary
Anemia, dehydration, signs and symptoms
Neoplasm in a transplanted organ

Chapter 9: Diseases of the Circulatory System (I00-I99)
Review of all the guidelines in this section
Review of the “with” guideline as it pertains to hypertension with heart and kidney disease
Cerebrovascular Infarction:
– sequelae vs current deficit
– affected side: dominant vs non-dominant
Myocardial Infarction:
– old vs. new
– subsequent MI coding
– types of MIs

Chapter 15: Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Puerperium (O00-O9A)
Review of all the guidelines in this section
Review of trimester character
Review of 7th character for fetus identification and “in childbirth” designation
Selection of the OB principal or first-listed diagnosis
Pre-existing conditions vs pregnancy related conditions
Diabetes: gestational vs condition prior to pregnancy
Substance use, abuse, dependence in pregnancy
Peripartum and Postpartum periods

Chapter 19: Injury, poisoning, and certain other consequences of
external causes (S00-T88)

Review of all the guidelines in this section
7th character application
Initial vs Subsequent encounters for fractures
Coding of Burns:
– sequencing
– same anatomical site
– rule of nines
Adverse effects, poisonings, underdosing and toxic effects
– adverse effect vs poisoning
– underdosing defined
Abuse
Transplant complications

Barry Libman, MS, RHIA, CDIP, CCS
Barry is the founder of Libman Education, a leading provider of training for the health care workforce, as well as Barry Libman Inc., a company that provides coding, audit, and educational services to the HIM departments of healthcare institutions. Prior to forming these organizations, he held a number of positions in the health information management field, working for hospitals, insurers, consulting firms, and regulatory bodies.

Barry is recognized for his in-depth knowledge of coding and reimbursement issues for acute care hospitals. An area of particular interest and expertise is Long Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH) coding. Barry is often called upon to provide education and training on code updates and coding issues.

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