ICD-10-PCS: Medical and Surgical Coding

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

$220.00

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.

CEUs:  6
Included in eLearning Library. Price per person. Group rates available.

Introduction to the structure and design of the ICD-10-PCS system and coding guidelines. 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.

Students who complete this course will be able to:

  • Identify the code format, system structure, and design of ICD-10-PCS.
  • Demonstrate the code building process through the use of the index and tables.
  • Apply Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting of ICD-10-PCS codes.
  • Given a case scenario, select the necessary statements to code and apply Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting to support an accurate code assignment.

ICD-10-PCS: Medical and Surgical Coding

Lesson 1: System Structure and Design
– Code format
– System structure
– Coding building process
– Additional resources in the Index

Lesson 2: ICD-10-PCS Coding Guidelines
– Content of the ICD-10-PCS Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting
– Examples to demonstrate the use of the Guidelines
– Application of the Guidelines to coding scenarios

Lesson 3: Root Operations that Take Out All or Part of a Body Part or Solids/Fluids/Gases
– Definitions of and code assignment with: Excision, Resection, Detachment, Destruction, Extraction, Drainage, Extirpation, Fragmentation

Lesson 4: Root Operations that Cut or Separate, Put In or Put Back or Move Body Parts
– Definitions of and code assignment with: Division, Release, Transplantation, Reattachment, Transfer, Reposition

Lesson 5: Root Operations that Alter the Diameter or Route or Involve a Device
– Definitions of and code assignment with: Restriction, Occlusion, Dilation, Bypass, Insertion, Replacement, Supplement, Change, Removal, Revision

Lesson 6: Root Operations that Involve Examination Only, Other Repairs or Other Objectives
– Definitions of and code assignment with: Inspection, Map, Control, Repair, Fusion, Alteration, Creation

The level of effort to complete this course, start to finish, is equivalent to 6 CEUs and should take you approximately 6-18 hours to complete. Remember: You have access to the course materials for the full 16-week enrollment period and we encourage you to re-review any materials that are helpful to you.

Certificate of Completion
Upon successful completion of the course work, student will be able to download a Libman Education Certificate of Completion. The Certificate of Completion will list the course as awarding 6 CEUs.

AHIMA
This course has been/will be submitted for prior approval by AHIMA. Granting prior approval from AHIMA does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.

AAPC: 6 CEUs
This program has the prior approval of AAPC for continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor.

  • 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.
  • Financing available through PayPal Credit.
  • 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

“I wanted to let you know that I passed my AAPC ‘Certified Inpatient Coder’ certification exam on the first try! I feel certain that Libman’s ICD-10-PCS online course helped me achieve that goal!” — Lisa M., COC, CPC, CIC, CPB, CANPC, COSC, CEMA, CEMA-O

“I just finished the first section of ICD-10-PCS. Very well done. Definitely will help me in learning this system.” — Nannette B

“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.”

“I met Lynn at ICD-10 training. She is a great trainer of ICD-10.” — Linda D., RHIT, CCS

“I love the ICD-10-PCS An Applied Approach text. It delves into complex material.” — Carole G., RHIT, CCS, Coding Consultant

“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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