Libman Education Announces Release of New Exam Review for the CCS-P Coding Credential

An Important Addition to the Libman Education Catalog of Coding Credential Preparation Courses BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – October 29, 2020 – Libman Education announced the release of its CCS-P Exam Review course to meet the growing interest in AHIMA’s Certified Coding Specialist – Physician-based (CCS-P) coding certification. Obtaining a CCS-P is an indicator of mastery in […]

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ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update (Q3 2020): Flash Pulmonary Edema

Hear Barry Libman, MS, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, a nationally-recognized authority on coding and reimbursement issues, discuss “ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update (Q3 2020): Flash Pulmonary Edema” in this free, brief presentation.   Listen to Barry’s Coding Clinic Commentary in its entirety. In-depth commentary on selected coding advice and clarifications from recent issues of AHA Coding Clinic — […]

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The Impact of COVID-19: Keeping Your Coders Up-to-date and Trained

The Impact of COVID-19: Keeping Your Coders Up-to-date and Trained

  The following article is drawn from our recent roundtable discussion on the Impact of COVID-19 on the Coding Function. To view the complete roundtable discussion, see The Impact of COVID-19 on the Coding Function: A Roundtable Discussion. MODERATOR: Coding guidance continues to evolve as the medical community and CMS have worked to get a […]

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ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update (Q3 2020): Long Term Use of GLP-1 Antagonist with Anti-diabetic drugs

Hear Barry Libman, MS, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, a nationally-recognized authority on coding and reimbursement issues, discuss “ICD-10 Coding Clinic Update (Q3 2020): Long Term Use of GLP-1 Antagonist with Anti-diabetic drugs” in this free, brief presentation.   Listen to Barry’s Coding Clinic Commentary in its entirety. In-depth commentary on selected coding advice and clarifications from recent […]

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The 8 Key Elements of an Effective HIM/Coding Compliance Program

The 8 Key Elements of an Effective HIM/Coding Compliance Program

by John Goulart, Jr., MSM-HCA, BSMT(ASCP), CHC, 340B ACE Hospital Compliance Officer, MetroWest Medical Center/Tenet Healthcare Having worked at several large medical centers and multi-hospital networks, I have tailored the Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) Compliance Program Guidance documents to eight key elements that must be in place for our […]

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Q & A with Dr. Z: Liver Segment and Subsegmental Coding

Q & A with Dr. Z: Liver Segment and Subsegmental Coding

by David Zielske, MD, CIRCC, COC, CCVTC, CCC, CCS, RCC Question: Report: Vessel catheterized: Segment 2 hepatic artery Gives rise to a subsegmental vessel that is the minor supply to large tumor spanning segments 2 and 3. Vessel catheterized: Subsegmental branch of the segment 2 hepatic artery would the codes be 36247 and 36248? Answer: […]

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The Impact of COVID-19 on the Coding Function: A Roundtable Discussion

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Coding Function: A Roundtable Discussion

As the healthcare industry continues to respond to the extraordinary challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic, our nation’s HIM workforce has proven its resiliency and ability to pivot as needed. We asked several HIM leaders nationwide to share their experiences and lessons learned in the hopes that their insights can help others weather any storms that […]

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Libman Education Announces Release of New Training Libraries to Target Job-specific Learning Requirements

ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS and CPT Code Sets BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – October 8, 2020 – Libman Education announces the release of new targeted e-Learning Libraries to provide on-demand access to courses offering mastery-level training on ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, and CPT code sets to encourage specificity, increase accuracy, and improve productivity. The eLearning Libraries were developed in response to […]

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Libman Education Announces New Course on Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Coding

Helps IRF coders gain a clear understanding of IRF PPS guidelines and how ICD-10-CM coding conventions apply to the IRF setting BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – October 1, 2020 – Libman Education has released “Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility: IRF-PAI and UB-04 Coding.” This one hour, on-demand webinar is authored by Nirmala Sivakumar, CCS, CDIP, an experienced IRF coding […]

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