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Using Your Grey Matter: Four Steps to Add Clarity to the Grey Areas of ICD-10 Coding

Using Your Grey Matter: Four Steps to Add Clarity to the Grey Areas of ICD-10 Coding

by Angela Lehoux, CCS

I’ve been a coder for a long time and one thing is for sure: ICD-10’s promise of clarity has not yet been entirely realized. Please do not misunderstand me – there are a lot of good things to love about ICD-10, like laterality, more specificity within the code set for diagnoses, etc. But, there are … Read more

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ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update (Q1 2017): Hypertension and Congestive Heart Failure

Coding Clinic provides specific information and guidelines that are helpful for determining proper coding. In the latest available presentation in the series, Barry Libman discusses “Hypertension and Congestive Heart Failure.” (Running time: 6:18) […]

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ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update: Coding Clinic Guidance for ICD-10

(Running time: 5:33) Coding Clinic provides specific information and guidelines that are helpful for determining proper coding. In the latest available presentation in the series, Barry Libman discusses “Coding Clinic Guidance for ICD-10.” Read more

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ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update: Diabetes with Associated Conditions

ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update: Diabetes with Associated Conditions

(Running time: 9:21) To help coders and organizations, Libman Education offers a series of videos by Barry Libman providing in-depth discussion of selected coding advice and clarifications from recent issues of Coding Clinic for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS. Coding Clinic, published by AHA Central Office, is the official publication endorsed by … Read more

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New Courses on ICD-10 Coding Released (Advance Healthcare Network)

New Courses on ICD-10 Coding Released (Advance Healthcare Network)

To help coders master two difficult areas of ICD-10-PCS coding, Libman Education has released courses on Orthopedic Procedure Coding and Cardiovascular Procedure Coding authored by nationally recognized ICD-10-PCS coding expert Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA, according to a press release from Libman Education. Read more

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ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update: Heart Failure With …

ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update: Heart Failure With …

(Running time: 2:45) To help coders and organizations, Libman Education offers a series of videos by Barry Libman providing in-depth discussion of selected coding advice and clarifications from recent issues of Coding Clinic for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS. Coding Clinic, published by AHA Central Office, is the official publication endorsed by … Read more

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ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update: Coding Clinics that Allow Coders to Decide

ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update: Coding Clinics that Allow Coders to Decide

(Running time: 3:20) To help coders and organizations prepare for the ICD-10 transition, Barry Libman, founder and president of Barry Libman Inc. and Libman Education, presented an ICD-10 based Coding Clinic webinar for Wolters Kluwer on September 24, 2015. Barry is a member of the MediRegs Product Advisory Board for Wolters Kluwer. Read more

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ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update: Corrections to the Classification

ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update: Corrections to the Classification

(Running time: 10:22) To help coders and organizations prepare for the ICD-10 transition, Barry Libman, founder and president of Barry Libman Inc. and Libman Education, presented an ICD-10 based Coding Clinic webinar for Wolters Kluwer on September 24, 2015. Barry is a member of the MediRegs Product Advisory Board for Wolters Kluwer. Read more

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Barry Libman to Present ICD-10-based Coding Clinic Webinar for Wolters Kluwer

BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – September 10, 2015 – To help coders and organizations prepare for the ICD-10 transition, Barry Libman, founder and president of Barry Libman Inc. and Libman Education, is set to present an ICD-10 based Coding Clinic webinar for Wolters Kluwer on September 24, 2015. Read more

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Significant Change to ICD-10-PCS Body Part Key: Cranial vs. Spinal Structures

Significant Change to ICD-10-PCS Body Part Key: Cranial vs. Spinal Structures

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

A significant change in ICD-10-PCS for FY2016 didn’t take place in the tables; it took place in the Body Part Key. In FY2016, the body part value for Dura Mater covering the spinal cord is classified as Spinal Meninges rather than Dura Mater. This change also affects Arachnoid Mater and Pia Mater of the spinal cord.

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ICD-10-PCS Root Operations: the Power of the Groups

ICD-10-PCS Root Operations: the Power of the Groups

by Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA I love ICD-10-PCS!  ICD-10-PCS is a beautiful classification system, logical and robust.  But I know from years of teaching ICD-10-PCS that it can be challenging to learn. I’ve heard coding managers say “I need to get my people more training!”  I would like to help clarify that to […]

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Lynn Kuehn Wins AHIMA Triumph Award for Co-Authored Book “ICD-10-PCS: An Applied Approach”

Triumph Awards honor professionals who have advanced the field of health information management (HIM) BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – July 24, 2014 – Libman Education course author Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA has won a 2014 AHIMA Triumph Literary Legacy Award for co-authoring the book ICD-10-PCS: An Applied Approach. Each year, the American Health Information Management Association […]

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Libman Education Releases ICD-10 for Post-Acute Care Courses in Three Versions for Particular Settings

Detailed and specific information for Home Health Agencies, Skilled Nursing Facilities, and Hospice and Palliative Care Providers BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – July 17, 2014 – To help post-acute care providers successfully prepare for ICD-10, Libman Education has released three new courses by Joan Usher, BS, RHIA, COS-C, ACE, a nationally recognized leader in coding for the post-acute care setting […]

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The Ashtabula Clinic uses Anatomy & Physiology Training Course to Prepare Coders for the October 1, 2014 ICD-10 Implementation

ICD-10 coding course allows “coders to balance both work and study” BEDFORD MASSACHUSETTS – December 5, 2013 – Libman Education’s online ICD-10 training course Anatomy & Physiology for Coders continues to impact hospitals and physician practices alike, with the course now being used by The Ashtabula Clinic to prepare several of its coders for the October 1, 2014 ICD-10 implementation. The […]

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