ICD-10-PCS, Part 2: The Med/Surg-related and Ancillary Sections



How to code procedures in the Medical and Surgical-related and Ancillary Sections of ICD-10-PCS, including obstetrics, imaging, mental health, and more:  definitions of root operations, index and table concepts, and selecting the correct characters based on the documentation.  Also master new root operations, root procedures, and root types within the last 15 sections of PCS.

CEUs:     6 AHIMA      6 AAPC
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How to code procedures in the Medical and Surgical-related and Ancillary Sections of ICD-10-PCS, including obstetrics, imaging, mental health, and more:  definitions of root operations, index and table concepts, and selecting the correct characters based on the documentation.  Also master new root operations, root procedures, and root types within the last 15 sections of ICD-10-PCS.

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 accompanying textbook and includes additional examples, exercises, case studies and coding tips not found within the textbook.

Purchase separately or as part of the Complete ICD-10-PCS Training Package!

ICD-10-PCS, Part 2: The Med/Surg-Related and Ancillary Sections
The course consists of six lessons. Each lesson takes approximately 60 minutes to complete.
Lesson 1 introduces the structure and design of the Obstetrics section
Lesson 2 covers the Placement, Administration, Measurement and Monitoring sections of ICD-10-PCS
Lesson 3 helps you learn about the Extracorporeal Assistance, Performance and Therapies sections
Lesson 4 shows you the Osteopathic, Other Procedures and Chiropractic sections
Lesson 5 covers the Imaging, Nuclear Medicine and Radiation Oncology sections
Lesson 6 introduces you to the Physical Rehabilitation and Diagnostic Audiology, Mental Health, and Substance Abuse Treatment sections of ICD-10-PCS

  • 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 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

“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

“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 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 love the ICD-10-PCS An Applied Approach text. It delves into complex material.” — Carole Getchell, 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 2020 edition is available for purchase from AHIMA here and Amazon here.

ICD-10-PCS Code Book – 2020 or students may elect to use electronic files




Recommended Resources:

ICD-10 Root Operations Flash CardsRoot Operation Flash Cards

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.


Approach Decision Tree Flash Cards

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.


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