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ICD-10-PCS: Neurosurgery and Spinal Procedure Coding

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

$358.00 $295.00

Learn to code complex neurosurgery and spinal procedures with the unique perspective and expertise offered by nationally recognized ICD-10-PCS coding expert Lynn Kuehn! The ICD-10-PCS: Neurosurgery and Spinal Procedure Coding two-course package enables coders to visualize and understand complicated procedures in these areas and to accurately and completely code them.

CEUs:     4 AHIMA      4 AAPC
Included in eLearning Library. Price per person. Group rates available.

Learn to code complex neurosurgery and spinal procedures with the unique perspective and expertise offered by nationally recognized ICD-10-PCS coding expert Lynn Kuehn! The ICD-10-PCS: Neurosurgery and Spinal Procedure Coding two course package enables coders to visualize and understand complicated procedures in these areas and to accurately and completely code them.

The ICD-10-PCS: Neurosurgery and Spinal Procedure Coding two course package contains:

ICD-10-PCS: Neurosurgery Procedure Coding

ICD-10-PCS: Neurosurgery Procedure Coding enables coders to visualize and understand complicated 3-D brain and nervous system surgical procedures to accurately and completely code them.

Students who complete this course will be able to:

  • Understand and visualize complex three-dimensional brain and nervous system procedures including those for tumors, seizures, trauma and bleeds, drains and shunts, and neuro stimulators.
  • Identify the code format, system structure, and design of brain and nervous system procedure codes in ICD-10-PCS.
  • Understand and apply the neurosurgery-specific Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting of ICD-10-PCS codes.
  • Learn to identify procedure details that support the assignment of the root operations.
  • Apply the definitions of the devices and qualifiers unique to neurosurgery procedures.
  • Given a case scenario, select the necessary statements to code and apply Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting to support an accurate code assignment.

By completing this course, you will have the tools necessary for proficiency in ICD-10-PCS coding of Neurosurgery Procedures:

  • Learn to identify procedure details that support the assignment of the root operations
  • Apply the definitions of the devices and qualifiers unique to neurosurgery procedures
  • Course features interactive, explanatory images, audio recordings and video animations by industry experts, detailed explanations of the coding process, and check yourself quizzes to ensure material is being mastered.
  • Bonus content includes a quick review of ICD-10-PCS table mechanics
  • and more!

ICD-10-PCS: Spinal Procedure Coding

ICD-10-PCS: Spinal Procedure Coding enables coders to visualize and understand complicated 3-D skeletal structures and then accurately and completely code the intricate surgical procedures performed.

ICD-10-PCS: Spinal Procedure Coding addresses the coding of spinal fusion, multiple procedure types, fixing past fusions, and other spinal procedures including procedures that are new and innovative ways to do procedures on the spine.  See syllabus for complete listing of procedures.

Students who complete this course will be able to

  • Apply the guidelines that are appropriate for spinal procedure coding.
  • Apply the definitions of the approaches to the tools and techniques used in spinal procedure coding.
  • Identify procedure details that support the assignment of the root operations covered in this course.
  • Analyze operative report documentation to correctly assign all ICD-10-PCS characters for codes associated with spinal procedure coding

By completing this course, you will have the tools necessary for proficiency in ICD-10-PCS coding of Spinal Procedures.

  • Learn to identify procedure details that support the assignment of the root operations
  • Apply the definitions of the devices and qualifiers unique to spinal procedures
  • Course features interactive, explanatory images, audio recordings and video animations by industry experts, detailed explanations of the coding process, and check yourself quizzes to ensure material is being mastered
  • Bonus content includes a quick review of ICD-10-PCS table mechanics
  • and more!
Unlimited course access during a 20 week enrollment period.

ICD-10-PCS: Neurosurgery Procedure Coding

Objectives:

  • Identify the anatomy and their body part values assigned by ICD-10-PCS for neurosurgery coding
  • Apply the definitions of the devices and qualifiers unique to neurosurgery coding
  • Identify procedure details that support the assignment of the root operations covered in this course
  • Analyze operative report documentation to correctly assign all ICD-10-PCS characters for codes associated with neurosurgery coding

Procedures include:

  • Craniotomies – choosing the correct approach
  • Dura and Meninges procedures and guidance
  • Spinal Column and Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Cranial Trauma and Bleeds
  • Ventricular and Cranial Shunts
  • Release and Division Procedures

ICD-10-PCS: Spinal Procedure Coding

Objectives:

  • Identify the anatomy and their body part values assigned by ICD-10-PCS for spinal procedures
  • Apply the definitions of the devices and qualifiers unique to spinal procedures
  • Identify procedure details that support the assignment of the root operations covered in this course
  • Analyze operative report documentation to correctly assign all ICD-10-PCS characters for codes associated with spinal coding

Procedures include:

  • Spinal Fusion
  • Laminectomy
  • Corpectomy
  • Refusion
  • Laminoplasty
  • Scoliosis Procedures
  • Coflex­®
  • DTRAX
  • 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.

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

Lynn Kuehn is president of Kuehn Consulting, LLC, in Waukesha, Wisconsin, a consulting firm specializing in ICD-10-PCS coding for the inpatient setting. Lynn is a nationally recognized trainer on ICD-10-PCS and other HIM-related topics.

Lynn served on the AHIMA Board of Directors and authored several of AHIMA’s most popular books including ICD-10-PCS: An Applied Approach and Procedural Coding and Reimbursement for Physician Services.

Together with her co-Author Theresa Jorwic, Lynn received the Triumph Literary Legacy Award from AHIMA for ICD-10-PCS: An Applied Approach. Called the “go-to” resource for learning and mastering ICD-10-PCS, ICD-10-PCS: An Applied Approach provides step-by-step instructions and exercises at all levels, and is used throughout Kuehn’s ICD-10-PCS courses authored for Libman Education.

“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

“Per usual with Libman and Lynn Kuehn, these are excellent programs.” — Lou Ann Schraffenbergr, MBA, RHIA, CCS, CCSP, CPC, FAHIMA

“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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