Chat with us, powered by LiveChat
Attn CDI Specialists: Coding as a “Second Language”

Attn CDI Specialists: Coding as a “Second Language”

by Mary Beth York, CCS, CCS-P, CIC It is helpful sometimes to think of coding as a language. The language consists of the ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, and CPT code sets primarily. This language of coding has rules, similar to grammar, that govern how it is used and applied. It also has inconsistencies and internal conflicts, much […]

read more »
Hydrocephalus and Types of Shunts (Issues in Pediatric Procedure Coding)

Hydrocephalus and Types of Shunts (Issues in Pediatric Procedure Coding)

(Running time: 3:21) Hear nationally recognized ICD-10 expert and Libman Education course author Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA, discuss Hydrocephalus and Types of Shunts (Issues in Pediatric Procedure Coding) in this free, brief presentation.

read more »
“The King’s Evil” in the ICD-10-CM Index?

“The King’s Evil” in the ICD-10-CM Index?

by Andrea Houghton, MPH, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P, CDIP I recently had the privilege of attending an exhibition about the English monarch Charles II at the Queen’s Gallery in London, England. After a long Civil War in England from 1649-1660, when Charles II was restored to the throne in 1660, there were some interesting ideas about […]

read more »
Get Off the Edit Merry-Go-Round

Get Off the Edit Merry-Go-Round

by Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA If working the edit list from your state reporting agency makes you feel like you’re on a merry-go-round, it may be time to offer them your help in refining their external cause code submission requirements. Chapter 19, Injury, Poisoning and Certain Other Consequences of External Causes is a […]

read more »
Libman Education Releases New Course To Help Coders Master The Complex LTAC Coding Process (Health IT Outcomes)

Libman Education Releases New Course To Help Coders Master The Complex LTAC Coding Process (Health IT Outcomes)

To help coders master the complex LTAC coding process, Libman Education has released a new course authored by LTAC experts Barry Libman, MS, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, and Christopher G. Richards, RHIA, CCS. Titled Long Term Acute Care Coding, the online, on-demand course is designed to provide the foundational training needed for coders in the LTAC / LTACH setting.

read more »

Heart Valve Products in ICD-10-PCS: Cardiovascular Procedure Coding

(Running time: 01:50) Nationally recognized ICD-10 expert and Libman Education course author Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA, discusses Heart Valve Products in ICD-10-PCS: Cardiovascular Procedure Coding. Excerpted from Lynn’s course ICD-10-PCS: Cardiovascular Procedure Coding.

read more »

Intracardiac Pacemaker in ICD-10-PCS: Cardiovascular Procedure Coding

(Running time: 01:22) Nationally recognized ICD-10 expert and Libman Education course author Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA, discusses Intracardiac Pacemaker in ICD-10-PCS: Cardiovascular Procedure Coding. Excerpted from Lynn’s course ICD-10-PCS: Cardiovascular Procedure Coding.

read more »
Vertebroplasty in ICD-10-PCS: Orthopedic Procedure Coding

Vertebroplasty in ICD-10-PCS: Orthopedic Procedure Coding

(Running time: 00:39) Nationally recognized ICD-10 expert and Libman Education course author Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA, discusses Vertebroplasty in ICD-10-PCS: Orthopedic Procedure Coding. Excerpted from Lynn’s course ICD-10-PCS: Orthopedic Procedure Coding.

read more »
Hip Replacement Surgery in ICD-10-PCS: Orthopedic Procedure Coding

Hip Replacement Surgery in ICD-10-PCS: Orthopedic Procedure Coding

(Running time: 00:29) Nationally recognized ICD-10 expert and Libman Education course author Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA, discusses Hip Replacement Surgery in ICD-10-PCS: Orthopedic Procedure Coding. Excerpted from Lynn’s course ICD-10-PCS: Orthopedic Procedure Coding.

read more »