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CCS Success: The Key To Passing the CCS Exam

CCS Success: The Key To Passing the CCS Exam

by Mary Beth York, CCS, CCS-P Senior Associate at Barry Libman Inc. and Libman Education  The CCS exam tests your acute hospital inpatient and outpatient coding skills at a mastery level. It is recommended (but not mandated) that you have at least three years actual hospital inpatient and surgical outpatient coding experience.  The successful candidate […]

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Evaluating a Clinical Documentation Improvement Program – Five Evaluation Mistakes to Avoid

Evaluating a Clinical Documentation Improvement Program – Five Evaluation Mistakes to Avoid

Excerpted with Permission from For The Record January 2018, Vol. 30 No. 1 P. 14 by Lisa Eramo, MA According to HIM industry experts, health care organizations must be on the lookout for the following pitfalls when evaluating their clinical documentation improvement (CDI) programs. 1. Failure to Look Beyond the Data Data tell a story, […]

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Libman Education Plans Reunion of CCS Exam Prep Students at 88th AHIMA Convention and Exhibit

BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – September 21, 2016 – A special reunion for Libman Education CCS Exam Prep grads is planned to take place at the 88th AHIMA Convention and Exhibit this October in Baltimore, MD. During the reunion, CCS Exam Prep instructor Mary Beth York plans to meet the alumni on …

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Libman Education’s ICD-10-Based CCS Exam Prep Students Report Exam Success (Advance Healthcare Network)

Libman Education’s ICD-10-Based CCS Exam Prep Students Report Exam Success (Advance Healthcare Network)

Bedford, MA – Mary Beth York, instructor for Libman Education’s CCS Exam Prep program, has announced the preliminary results reported by students in her January-April CCS Exam Prep program. The January-April session was the first CCS Exam Prep offered by Libman Education since implementation of ICD-10 in 2015. Read more

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What You Need to Know Before Taking the CCS® Exam

What You Need to Know Before Taking the CCS® Exam

by Mary Beth York, CCS, CCS-P, CIC

The fundamental goal of the Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) coding credential is to demonstrate mastery of acute hospital inpatient and outpatient coding skills. This is not for novice coders! Experience in applying codes is critically important to your likelihood of success. Read more

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