ICD-10-PCS

ICD-10-PCS, Part 1: The Med/Surg Section

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

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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 AHIMA      6 AAPC
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Purchase this as part of the Complete ICD-10-PCS Training package and learn ICD-10-PCS from beginner to advanced in minimal time!

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.

Developed by one of the textbook authors, this course guides the learner through the first six chapters of the accompanying textbook and includes additional examples, exercises, case studies and coding tips not found within the textbook.

This course is the first of three Libman Education courses on ICD-10-PCS for current coding professionals. It will prepare the learner for the remaining two courses:  “The Medical and Surgical-related and Ancillary Sections of PCS” and “Advanced ICD-10-PCS Coding by Body System.”

ICD-10-PCS, Part 1:  The Med/Surg Section is for inpatient coders with knowledge of the ICD-10-CM coding system. For individuals new to coding, consider Libman Education’s ICD-10-PCS: Introduction to Procedure Coding, a foundational course for students without previous coding experience.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

ICD-10-PCS, Part 1: The Med/Surg Section

The course consists of six lessons. Each lesson takes approximately 60 minutes to complete.

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

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

Lynn Kuehn is president of Kuehn Consulting, LLC, in Waukesha, Wisconsin, a consulting firm specializing in coding for all settings and physician practice management issues. 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 Procedural Coding and Reimbursement for Physician ServicesCCS-P Exam Preparation, and ICD-10-PCS: An Applied Approach.

Together with her co-Author Theresa Jorwic, Lynn received the Triumph Literary Legacy Award from AHIMA for ICD-10-PCS: An Applied Approach. This book has been named 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.

“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 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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ICD-10-PCS: An Applied Approach by Lynn Kuehn and Teri Jorwic, published by the American Health Information Management Association. The 2018 edition is available for purchase here (Amazon) or here (AHIMA).

ICD-10-PCS Code Book, current version (any vendor) or students may elect to use electronic files.

 



 


 
 

 

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