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Libman Education Inc. offers several training and education opportunities for HIM professionals.

ICD-10 Readiness

Libman Education has a suite of ICD-10 related courses to help you prepare:

Anatomy & Physiology for Coders is specific to your needs as a medical coder in preparation for ICD-10. The 12-week course provides a comprehensive and complete review of the major body systems, as well as coverage of common diseases and disorders, selected medical terminology, frequently prescribed drugs, and common laboratory tests.

ICD-10-CM for Coding Professionals highlights the key changes in ICD-10-CM Diagnostic Coding. Learn to translate your knowledge of ICD-9-CM to the new version of the classification system. The course provides exercises and case studies applicable to any clinical setting, and includes new conventions and guidelines with the focus on the expanded code set.

ICD-10-CM: A Quick Course on Classification Systems provides background of why we use classification systems in healthcare. Participants explore the characteristics of ICD-10-CM; features include interactive quizzes, easy to read format, comparisons, and examples.

ICD-10-PCS, Part 1: The Med/Surg Section, the first and foundational Libman Education ICD-10-PCS course, introduces you to the structure and design of the ICD-10-PCS system and the content of the coding guidelines. The course educates you on assigning codes within the medical and surgical section of ICD-10-PCS, with complete education on the 31 root operations used in the coding process.

ICD-10-PCS, Part 2: The Med/Surg-Related and Ancillary Sections is the second of three courses in our ICD-10-PCS series. The course introduces you to the remainder of the ICD-10-PCS system, and shows you how to code procedures in the Medical and Surgical-related and Ancillary Sections of the ICD-10 Procedure Coding System, or ICD-10-PCS.

As the third of three courses in our ICD-10-PCS series, ICD-10-PCS, Part 3: Advanced Coding by Body System provides a ‘deep dive’ into the specifics of ICD-10-PCS organized by body system.  Applying the basics learned in the first two courses (such as definitions of root operations, index and table concepts, and selecting the correct characters based on the documentation), ICD-10-PCS, Part 3 will teach you how to code.

ICD-10-PCS: A Quick Course on Table Mechanics provides audio and visual tours of the CMS electronic files; participants explore the features, format and organization of ICD-10-PCS. Course features include screen shots, interactive activities, and the use of video with audio to demonstrate how to use the electronic files for ICD-10-PCS.

ICD-10 for Post Acute Care Settings guides the learner through the fundamentals of ICD-10 as a coding system and, after covering the basics, explores the application of ICD-10 to the unique settings of post acute care including home health, hospice, and skilled nursing facilities.

ICD-10:  What Clinicians Need to Know introduces clinicians, physicians and physician-extenders to the new ICD-10 classification system. The course describes what is changing, why these changes are necessary, and the impact these changes will have on practitioners and groups within our health care system.

ICD-10: A Quick Course for Non-Coders is designed for healthcare professionals who are not coders but who will use and depend on the data from the new coding system. The course surveys the changes brought by ICD-10, explains the need for the new classification system, defines the differences and similarities between ICD-9 and ICD-10, and demonstrates the many benefits of ICD-10.

ICD-10 Learning Aids

Prepare for ICD-10 with the ICD-10 Coding Bookmark!  The two-sided laminated bookmark provides the definition of each character in the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS coding system to help your coders with the ICD-10 transition.  We are offering quantity purchase bookmarks as well as one complimentary bookmark as a thank you for signing up for our eNewsletter.

Our attractive, full color ICD-10 Root Operations Flash Cards – presented on durable laminated coating – helps you to prepare for ICD-10 the fun way! This set of nine 5×7, double-sided ICD-10 reference cards gives you “need to know”  ICD-10 coding tips; teaches you in a straight to the point, no nonsense manner; and helps you understand ICD-10 root operations with full-color images and content.

ICD-10 has 141,000 codes – more than 8 times the codes of ICD-9! With such a significant change facing busy clinicians, is there a handy guide available to help ensure they meet the demands of  ICD-10 documentation with confidence? Look no further than our ICD-10 Documentation Quick Reference Guide. This handy Guide provides detailed instructions for documentation of both diagnoses and procedures in sixteen individual specialties (the 16 largest specialties according to CMS data).

To help your agency prepare for implementation, we are offering an ICD-10-CM for Home Health Bookmark.  This two-sided, laminated bookmark provides you with a definition of each character in the ICD-10-CM code structure and Case Mix Categories for Home Health diagnoses. Place it on your computer monitor, on your desk, or in your paper code books, and have a handy reference to help you with your ICD-10 coding.

ICD-10 Assessments

The Anatomy & Physiology Skills Assessment helps you to easily determine your medical coders’ readiness to start ICD-10 training. The assessment measures anatomy and physiology knowledge, tracks and reports student progress, reports out individual scores in 12 unique body systems areas, and provides an overall score.

The ICD-10-CM Skills Assessment measures your skill level in assigning ICD-10-CM codes.  With 40 questions, it uses scenarios from various types of visits, such as emergency room, inpatient admissions, outpatient admissions, physician office, mental health, etc. to evaluate a coder’s comprehension of the diagnosis codes while applying coding guidelines.

The ICD-10-PCS Skills Assessment measures your skill level in assigning ICD-10-PCS codes.  With 40 questions, it includes procedures found in the medical and surgical-related and ancillary sections of the PCS.  Many root operations are included, and results are reported in 11 categories: the nine root operation subcategories in the Medical and Surgical section, the Obstetrics section, and sections 2-H of PCS.

Credential Exam Preparation Courses for Medical Coders

The CCA Exam Prep course is an eight-week, online course to help students prepare to sit for the AHIMA Certified Coding Associate examination.  The CCA is often the first credential earned by medical coders.

The Intensive CCS Exam Prep class is designed for students who wish to sit for the AHIMA Certified Coding Specialist examination. The thirteen-week course is offered either in-person or virtual and can be brought on-site for groups or facilities wishing to train staff members. Enrollment is strictly limited to ensure plenty of individual attention.

The CCS Mock Exam with Personal Coaching Session tests your acute hospital coding skills with a proprietary practice exam that closely resembles the actual CCS exam, followed by a one-on-one consultation with renowned CCS instructor Mary Beth York. 

Home Health Coding

Get grounded in the basics of home health diagnostic coding with Fundamentals of Home Health CodingUnderstanding Case Mix and Coding for Home Health, and ICD-10 for Post Acute Care Settings . These online courses were developed by JLU Health Record Systems, a leading consultant and Home Health coding educator, working in partnership with Libman Education.

Privacy and Security:  HIPAA Compliance

The HIPAA Privacy and Security Training for Business Associates course is designed to educate Business Associates on specifics of HIPAA privacy and security requirements for all parties handling patient health information.  This course helps you to ensure that a patient’s health information remains confidential by reviewing important points and best practices necessary for compliance.

HIPAA Privacy and Security: Workforce Training for Providers of Healthcare Services surveys the privacy and security regulations, and presents the basics of HIPAA in an engaging, interactive format. The course also addresses the most recent breach notification requirements, along with real life examples of HIPAA violations.

The Certified Meaningful Use Professional (CMUP) course offers comprehensive training, including in requirements for both Stage 1 and Stage 2. The program describes requirements for Clinical Quality Measures, the differences between the Medicare and Medicaid programs, HIPAA and Meaningful Use, Health Information Exchange and interoperability, and strategies for adoption.

Onsite Education

Libman Education is often called upon by professional associations to provide presentations on changes to IPPS and CPT Updates, as well as ICD-10-CM/PCS training.  These presentations are also available for facilities wishing to provide on-site training to their staff members.  For information on these and other topics contact Libman Education at info@LibmanEducation.com

Partnership Opportunities

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