ICD-10-PCS Root Operations Flashcard and Coding Guideline Pairs Part 3: the Purple and Fuchsia Cards

ICD-10-PCS Root Operations Flashcard and Coding Guideline Pairs Part 3: the Purple and Fuchsia Cards

I hope the journey through the flashcard/guideline pairs has been rewarding for you so far. Next, we’ll look at the purple and fuchsia pairs. They’re straightforward, but I must admit one of the guidelines that pairs with the fuchsia card made me stop and take a…

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ICD-10-PCS Root Operations Flashcard and Coding Guideline Pairs Part 1: the Red Card

ICD-10-PCS Root Operations Flashcard and Coding Guideline Pairs Part 1: the Red Card

by Angela Gerbert, CCS

One of the ways I’ve helped myself learn the guidelines is to go through them and mark on each flashcard which ones pertain to each root operation. Well, I’ve actually gone one step further. I took a sticky note pad of paper, printed the guidelines in a way that would fit on the sticky note and stacked them onto the flashcard with … Read more

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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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