ICD-10-PCS: Epidermal Autografting

ICD-10-PCS: Epidermal Autografting

  ICD-10-PCS: Epidermal Autografting This LibmanLightbox™, by nationally recognized coding authority Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA, focuses on ICD-10-PCS coding of epidermal autografting using various methods.     Short bursts of learning to illuminate current challenges in medical record coding. Shining a light, where and when you need it.   eLearning Library: ICD-10-PCS Offers […]

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Valves, Valves, and More Valves – The ICD-10-PCS Device Key is the Key

Valves, Valves, and More Valves – The ICD-10-PCS Device Key is the Key

by Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA The question of the day is – What makes a valve replacement a rapid deployment technique valve replacement in the New Technology section of ICD-10-PCS? These days, there are multiple options. Is this a transcatheter aortic valve replacement by another name? Is this a certain way to perform […]

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A New Strategy for Mastering ICD-10-PCS: An Integrative Approach

A New Strategy for Mastering ICD-10-PCS: An Integrative Approach

by Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA More than five years after implementation, we are still seeing coders struggle with ICD-10-PCS coding of inpatient procedures. It is a complex coding system and cannot be mastered without a focused effort. What is needed is more than just understanding definitions and guidelines. It is time to move […]

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ICD-10-PCS: New for FY 2021! The Alfapump Solution to Repeat Paracentesis Procedures

ICD-10-PCS: New for FY 2021! The Alfapump Solution to Repeat Paracentesis Procedures

by Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA Imagine having to have a paracentesis several times a week, just to drain off peritoneal ascites so you can feel comfortable. Until recently, there was no other way to remove the huge amount of fluid that can accumulate in the peritoneal cavity of patients with refractory ascites. It […]

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ICD-10-PCS: Ivor Lewis Esophagectomy

Hear nationally recognized ICD-10 expert and Libman Education course author Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA, discuss ICD-10-PCS: Ivor Lewis Esophagectomy in this free, brief presentation.   ICD-10-PCS: Gastrointestinal Procedure Coding Learn to code advanced gastrointestinal procedures with the unique perspective and expertise offered by nationally recognized ICD-10-PCS coding expert Lynn Kuehn! ICD-10-PCS: Gastrointestinal Procedures […]

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ICD-10-PCS: Using All the System Tools to Code the J Pouch

ICD-10-PCS: Using All the System Tools to Code the J Pouch

by Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA Making some root operation decisions are harder than others. A question came to me last week about the J Pouch procedure, performed after total colectomy. There was controversy about the correct root operation and they wanted me to explain the correct answer. I guess they read my recent […]

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Show Your Work! Decision-making Skills Essential to ICD-10-PCS

Show Your Work! Decision-making Skills Essential to ICD-10-PCS

by Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA If you were a coding professional in 2015, you lived through ICD-10 implementation that year. Much anxiety ahead of time led to intensive training and preparation which resulted in an implementation that was not perfect but nothing we as profession could not handle. Four years in and any coder […]

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Libman Education Releases New ICD-10-PCS Course on the Role of Decision Making in Selection of the Root Operation

Libman Education Releases New ICD-10-PCS Course on the Role of Decision Making in Selection of the Root Operation

Course to address persistent ICD-10-PCS challenge BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – January 23, 2020 – Libman Education in collaboration with Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA, has released a new online course as part of an extensive catalog of advanced ICD-PCS topics for inpatient coders. ICD-10-PCS: Root Operation Decision Making addresses one of the persistent challenges of […]

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ICD-10-PCS for FY 2020: New Technology

ICD-10-PCS for FY 2020: New Technology

Hear nationally recognized ICD-10 expert and Libman Education course author Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA, discuss ICD-10-PCS for FY 2020: New Technology in this free, brief presentation.   The Complete ICD-10-PCS Training Package The Complete ICD-10-PCS Training Package by nationally recognized coding expert Lynn Kuehn provides complete training on the structure and use of […]

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Turning ‘Surgeon-speak’ Into Coded Data

Turning ‘Surgeon-speak’ Into Coded Data

by Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA One of the most welcome guideline changes of recent years went into effect on October 1, 2015 with the ICD-10-PCS Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. In those guidelines, Guideline A11 instructs that “It is the coder’s responsibility to determine what the documentation in the medical record equates to […]

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ICD-10-PCS for FY 2020: Unidirectional Brachytherapy

ICD-10-PCS for FY 2020: Unidirectional Brachytherapy

Hear nationally recognized ICD-10 expert and Libman Education course author Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA, discuss ICD-10-PCS for FY 2020: Unidirectional Brachytherapy in this free, brief presentation.   The Complete ICD-10-PCS Training Package The Complete ICD-10-PCS Training Package by nationally recognized coding expert Lynn Kuehn provides complete training on the structure and use of […]

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ICD-10-PCS for FY 2020: Cell Suspension Technique

ICD-10-PCS for FY 2020: Cell Suspension Technique

Hear nationally recognized ICD-10 expert and Libman Education course author Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA, discuss ICD-10-PCS for FY 2020: Cell Suspension Technique in this free, brief presentation.   The Complete ICD-10-PCS Training Package The Complete ICD-10-PCS Training Package by nationally recognized coding expert Lynn Kuehn provides complete training on the structure and use […]

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ICD-10-PCS Neurosurgery Coding: Deep Brain Stimulator

ICD-10-PCS Neurosurgery Coding: Deep Brain Stimulator

Hear nationally recognized ICD-10 expert and Libman Education course author Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA, discuss ICD-10-PCS Neurosurgery Coding: Deep Brain Stimulator in this free, brief presentation. This is a sample from her course ICD-10-PCS: Neurosurgery Procedure Coding.   ICD-10-PCS: Neurosurgery Procedure Coding Learn to code complex neurosurgery procedures with the unique perspective and expertise offered […]

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ICD-10-PCS Neurosurgery Coding: Cranialization of Frontal Sinus

ICD-10-PCS Neurosurgery Coding: Cranialization of Frontal Sinus

Hear nationally recognized ICD-10 expert and Libman Education course author Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA, discuss ICD-10-PCS Neurosurgery Coding: Cranialization of Frontal Sinus in this free, brief presentation. This is a sample from her course ICD-10-PCS: Neurosurgery Procedure Coding.   ICD-10-PCS: Neurosurgery Procedure Coding Learn to code complex neurosurgery procedures with the unique perspective and expertise […]

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ICD-10-PCS Neurosurgery Coding: Approaches to the Brain

ICD-10-PCS Neurosurgery Coding: Approaches to the Brain

Hear nationally recognized ICD-10 expert and Libman Education course author Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA, discuss ICD-10-PCS Neurosurgery Coding: Approaches to the Brain in this free, brief presentation. This is a sample from her course ICD-10-PCS: Neurosurgery Procedure Coding.   ICD-10-PCS: Neurosurgery Procedure Coding Learn to code complex neurosurgery procedures with the unique perspective and expertise […]

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ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update (Q3 2019): Device Complications

ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update (Q3 2019): Device Complications

Hear Barry Libman, MS, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, President of Libman Education and a nationally-recognized authority on coding and reimbursement issues, discuss “Device Complications” in this free, brief presentation.   Listen to Barry’s Coding Clinic Update in its entirety for in-depth commentary on selected coding advice and clarifications from recent issues of AHA Coding Clinic — […]

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