ICD-10 Courses and Code Set Databases
ICD-10 CM and ICD-10 PCS Courses and Code Set Databases presented by ICD10 CodeLink.com – Daniel W. Turner, CPC, CEMC, CPEDC, Certified ICD10 Analyst

ICD-10 PCSLink

ICD-10 PCSLink Course
and Database 

CEU Approved Online Course and Database

Daniel W. Turner, CPC, CEMC, CPEDC, Certified ICD10 Analyst


ICD-10-PCSLink Database

The purpose of the ICD10 PCSLink Database is to provide healthcare professionals and students with a convenient, efficient and inexpensive coding tool with reference documents for guidance and learning.

Physicians, medical coders and billers, medical office managers, coding instructors, students and many others in the healthcare industry will benefit from having the ICD10 PCSLink Database on their computer.

This Excel database is a compilation of ICD-10-Procedure Classification System (PCS) Index, Tables and PCS Code files for 2019, hyperlinked for fast code lookup. Having easy access to all the data files allows for correct and efficient interaction with ICD-10-PCS classification system.

Benefits of the ICD10 PCSLink Database

By compiling all the data files into a spreadsheet database, grouping Index main terms and employing hyperlinks, ICD-10-PCS code lookup and search time is greatly reduced.

Complete code information is accessed in seconds!

The ICD-10 CodeLink database was created using Excel 2010 for PC and is in binary format (.xlsb)

  • Excel 2007+ is needed to download and view this spreadsheet version of the code set

  • MAC users should download the Sample Database as a test for compatibility with Excel for MAC

The ICD10 PCSLink Database is easy to navigate

  • Click on the + sign to the left of Index entries to expand the group

  • Click on the - sign to the left of Index main terms (or the solid line) to collapse the group

  • Click on underlined blue codes to hyperlink or 'jump' to a specific code destination

  • Use worksheet navigation arrows in the bottom-left hand corner of the Excel window to move to a specific worksheet

  • Press the 'Home' key to go to the top of a worksheet



Course Contents:

Understanding ICD-10-PCS

ICD-10-PCS Design
           Multiaxial structure
           Unique Definitions
           Structural Integrity
    ICD-10-PCS Additional Characteristics
           Standardized Terminology
           No Eponyms or Common Procedure Names
           No Combination Codes
           Standardized Level of Specificity
           Diagnosis Information Excluded
           NOS Code Options Restricted
           Limited NEC Code Options
           Code Readability
    Procedures in the Medical and Surgical Section
           Root Operation Groups
    Procedures in the Medical and Surgical-related Sections
           Obstetrics—Section 1
           Placement—Section 2
           Administration—Section 3
           Measurement and Monitoring—Section 4
           Extracorporeal Assistance and Performance—Section 5
           Extracorporeal Therapies—Section 6
           Osteopathic—Section 7
           Other Procedures—Section 8
           Chiropractic—Section 9
    Procedures in the Ancillary Sections
           Imaging—Section B
           Nuclear Medicine—Section C
           Radiation Oncology—Section D
           Physical Rehabilitation and Diagnostic Audiology—Section F
           Mental Health—Section G
           Substance Abuse Treatment—Section H
    General Coding Guidelines
    ICD-10-PCS Coding - Important Points
    Locating a Code in ICD-10-PCS
            Step-By-Step Coding Examples
    ICD-10-PCS Learning Activity
    ICD-10-PCS Practice Questions

Graded Quiz - Understanding ICD-10-PCS

Download a sample of the ICD10 PCSLink Database

A sample of the database is available for download, containing ICD-10-PCS Section H, Substance Abuse Treatment, and associated files.