Cross-training for existing outpatient coders. Quickly prepare additional inpatient coding resources to support critical hospital operations.
Accelerated Outpatient to Inpatient Coder Training builds on an outpatient coder’s valuable on-the-job experience and knowledge and supplements their skills with the essential training necessary to assume inpatient coding responsibilities. The program is perfect for the seasoned outpatient coder with broad experience (including, but not limited to, coding of Emergency Room, Ambulatory Surgery, and Observation cases) looking for a pathway to a career in inpatient coding.
Start today and “fast-track” the learning with these online, self-paced courses available 24/7; the 24-week enrollment period provides ongoing access to complex training materials.
The program consists of Libman Education’s exclusive materials and may be taken sequentially or concurrently:
ICD-10-CM: Selected Guidelines for Coding and Reporting
Correct understanding and application of ICD-10-CM guidelines are essential to anyone concerned with accurate, complete, and defensible coding of diagnoses. Libman Education’s ICD-10-CM: Selected Guidelines for Coding and Reporting provides detailed instruction on complex guideline topics.
ICD-10-PCS, Part 1: The Med/Surg Section
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.
Practical Coding Experience: Inpatient
Practical, hands-on experience assigning ICD-10-CM diagnosis and ICD-10-PCS procedure codes to accurately and completely code a wide range of inpatient health records. A total of 72 carefully selected case studies provide ample practice to take you from beginner to intermediate level coding skills.
Looking for suggestions on how to implement a program at your hospital? See “How to Cross-train Your Coding Staff Now” by Libman Education author and nationally recognized coding authority, Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA.
Unlimited course access during a 24-week enrollment period.