ICD-10-PCS

ICD-10-PCS Guidelines: A Case Study Approach

Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA

$179.00

Correct understanding and application of ICD-10-PCS guidelines are essential to anyone concerned with accurate, complete, and defensible coding of inpatient procedures. Using a case study approach, the learner will code over 25 commonly performed inpatient procedures which illustrate the application of multiple guidelines, applied together.

CEUs:     3 AHIMA      3 AAPC
Included in eLearning Library. Price per person. Group rates available.

The ICD-10-PCS Guidelines course is fully updated for FY2020.

Correct understanding and application of ICD-10-PCS guidelines are essential to anyone concerned with accurate, complete, and defensible coding of inpatient procedures. Using a case study approach, the learner will code over 25 commonly performed inpatient procedures which illustrate the application of multiple guidelines, applied together.

Great for coders new to ICD-10-PCS, Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists, or anyone interested in knowing more about the guidelines that guide code selection for inpatient procedures.  Adherence to these guidelines when assigning ICD-10-PCS procedure codes is required under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

ICD-10-PCS Guidelines:  A Case Study Approach provides a comprehensive review of ICD-10-PCS Guidelines and demonstrates how to apply the guidelines in code assignment:

  • Using a step-by-step approach, over 25 cases with up to four applicable guidelines each, illustrate how to apply multiple guidelines together
  • Documentation is key. Learn how to identify missing information or determine if documentation needs to be clarified by the surgeon prior to code assignment ensuring accurate reporting and reimbursement
  • Complex guideline challenges are included
    • Spinal surgery, both fusions and release procedures
    • Coronary artery bypass procedures using a variety of devices
    • Use of Section X codes
    • Breast replacement versus transfer reconstruction
    • The Control guideline
    • Assistance with principal procedure guideline application

ICD-10-PCS Guidelines:  A Case Study Approach provides a comprehensive review of ICD-10-PCS Guidelines and demonstrates how to apply the guidelines in code assignment:

Lesson 1
Guidelines A1-A9
Case Study 1 – Shoulder Joint Aspiration and Percutaneous Drainage Tube Insertion
Case Study 2 – Layered closure of left lower leg laceration
Case Study 3 – Coil occlusion of left vertebral artery aneurysm
Case Study 4 – Closed reduction of right mandibular fracture and tooth extraction
Case Study 5 – Laparoscopic-assisted sigmoidectomy
Case Study 6 – Placement of REBOA and repair of abdominal aorta
Case Study 7 –Thrombectomy of coronary artery bypass graft
Case Study 8 – Vaginal delivery with episiotomy and laparoscopic tubal occlusion

Lesson 2
Guidelines B3.1a – B3.18
Case Study 1 – Endoscopic control of gastric ulcer with endo-clips
Case Study 2 – Endoscopic examination of stomach and suture repair of stomach via laparoscopy
Case Study 3 – Right middle and lower lobectomy lung
Case Study 4 – Diagnostic lumbar puncture
Case Study 5 – Failed diagnostic lumbar puncture
Case Study 6 – Coronary artery bypass grafts x 3
Case Study 7 – Coronary atherectomy and angioplasty with stent placement
Case Study 8 – Open reduction and internal fixation of tibia shaft fracture
Case Study 9 – Decompression laminectomy C5-C7
Case Study 10 – Left mastectomy with DIEP flap reconstruction
Case Study 11 – Percutaneous allogeneic bone marrow transplant
Case Study 12 – Left below knee amputation

Lesson 3
Guidelines B2.1a – B2.1b; B4.1a – B4.8; F Selection of Principal Procedure
Case Study 1 – Suture repair of finger tendons and layered laceration repair
Case Study 2 – Chest tube insertion and talc pleurodesis
Case Study 3 – Percutaneous thrombectomy right dorsalis pedis and posterior tibial arteries
Case Study 4 – Percutaneous exchange of jejunostomy tube
Case Study 5 – Kyphoplasty T12 and L1
Case Study 6 – Spinal fusion with interbody fusion device T12-L2
Case Study 7 – Destruction skin lesions bilateral thumbs
Case Study 8 – Open excision of greater curvature stomach tumor
Case Study 9 – Reconstruction nasal tip with forehead paramedian skin flap
Case Study 10 – Prostatectomy with insertion of brachytherapy element
Case Study 11 – Left heart catheterization with coronary angiograms and ventriculogram followed by coronary artery bypass

  • WebinarPlus™ multimedia and interactive online course promotes engagement with challenging materials while 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.
  • To receive CEU credit, students must achieve a passing rate on the course assessment(s).
  • Course is self-paced. For planning purposes, assume 1-3 hours required for each CEU.
  • Unlimited course access during enrollment period. For courses offering greater than one CEU, enrollment period is 16 weeks. For courses offering one or fewer CEUs, enrollment period is 4 weeks. Courses purchased as a bundle or package may have a longer enrollment period.
  • 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.

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Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA

Lynn Kuehn is president of Kuehn Consulting, LLC, and a nationally recognized authority on ICD-10-PCS coding.

Lynn was elected to the AHIMA Board of Directors, served as faculty for the original ICD-10 “Train-the-Trainers” program, and authored or co-authored several of AHIMA’s most popular books including ICD-10-PCS: An Applied Approach, recognized as the “go-to” resource for learning and mastering ICD-10-PCS.

As a Subject Matter Expert with Libman Education, Lynn’s unique and engaging teaching methods as well as her leadership on the importance of accuracy and efficiency in coding is recognized by clients and students throughout the country.

“Lynn Kuehn, in my mind, is the Queen of Coding Education. She has the ability to take a difficult, confusing subject and make it very easily understood.” — Charlotte Bumgarner

“Lynn is an inspirational teacher. She ignites a passion for coding within you!” — Kristen T

“Lynn, your explanations are clear, concise and to the point. Recommend it to any and all. It is a confidence booster!” — Leslie C

“I consistently learn from Lynn Kuehn. Thank you!”

“Lynn: I look for everything you have on the internet. You have a wonderful concise way of presenting material that is so easy to understand. All of us learn differently and your slides help us ‘Visual learners.’ keep up the great work. I will be ordering your flash cards! Many thanks.”

“Any of Libman Education’s courses are worth time and cost. Always walk away with a useable, clarity or reinforcement of subject matter.”

“I just wanted to let you know that the articles written by Lynn are a great help. I read them all the time and learn something new each time. Please let her know what a fine job she does.” — Kira G., RHIT, IP Coder III

“Lynn always has a way of getting the information across in a simple, understandable way!” — Janice N.

“Just heard Gail and Lynne’s PCS workshop – fantastic information and terrific speakers!!” — Jacqueline F., RHIT, CCS, DRG Validation Specialist

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