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ICD-10-PCS: Orthopedic Procedure Coding
Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA
Learn to code advanced orthopedic procedures with the unique perspective and expertise offered by nationally recognized ICD-10-PCS coding expert Lynn Kuehn! ICD-10-PCS: Orthopedic Procedure Coding enables coders to visualize and understand complicated 3-D skeletal structures and then accurately and completely code the intricate surgical procedures performed. The course includes a special focus on difficult-to-code spinal procedures.
CEUs: 2 AHIMA 2 AAPC
Included in eLearning Library.Price per person. Group rates available.
ICD-10-PCS: Orthopedic Procedure Coding enables coders to visualize and understand complicated 3-D skeletal structures and then accurately and completely code the intricate surgical procedures performed. The course includes a special focus on difficult-to-code spinal procedures.
Students who complete this course will be able to:
Understand and visualize complex three-dimensional orthopedic procedures in order to code completely and accurately
Identify the code format, system structure, and design of orthopedic procedure codes in ICD-10-PCS.
Understand and apply the orthopedic-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 orthopedic 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 Orthopedic Procedures.
Learn to identify procedure details that support the assignment of the root operations
Apply the definitions of the devices and qualifiers unique to orthopedic 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.
The online and self-paced course integrates materials from Lynn Kuehn and Teri Jorwic’s award winning ICD-10-PCS: An Applied Approach
Course includes four (4) carefully selected sample operative reports illustrating complex and difficult to code orthopedic procedures
Bonus content includes a quick review of ICD-10-PCS table mechanics.
ICD-10-PCS: Orthopedic Procedure Coding provides comprehensive instruction on coding the top orthopedic procedures performed in U.S. hospitals, both simple and complex. With a special emphasis on difficult-to-code spinal procedures, the list includes:
Including Coding of a Unicondylar Knee Replacement
Joint Replacement Revisions
Revision of Hemiarthroplasty of Hip
Revision of Hemiarthroplasty of Knee
Revision of a Patellar Surface Replacement
Intervertebral Disc Replacement
Types of Meniscal repair
Spinal fusion, including:
Device and Qualifier Guidance
Sacroiliac Joint Fusion
The course focuses on bones and joints only (no muscles, ligaments or tendons) to ensure the coder’s comprehension of this difficult to code body system. The course covers hospital procedures coded using ICD-10-PCS; for training on use of CPT coding see the Libman Education CPT Coding course.
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.
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
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 AHIMAhere and Amazon here.
This set of nine 5×7, laminated, double-sided ICD-10-PCS Root Operations Flash Cards, designed by nationally recognized ICD-10 expert Gail I. Smith, MA, RHIA, CCS-P, prepares you to select the appropriate root operation with confidence.
The ICD-10-PCS Approach Decision Tree, developed by nationally recognized ICD-10-PCS expert, Lynn Kuehn, is a two-sided, laminated flashcard providing both the approach decision tree plus definitions of the seven different approaches in a handy, easy-to-use format.
Hear a special message from course author Lynn Kuehn about this course.