Removing the Barriers to IRF Payments

FREE Webinar “How to Make the Right Call- Selecting the Correct IGC’s for the IRF-PAI”

On November 8, 2017, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

Coding for the IRF-PAI can be tricky proposition. From learning and applying rehab specific coding rules to choosing an etiologic, Case Mix Groups, and everything in between, inpatient rehab coding can be tough. The coder must make a lot of difficult calls. In this session we will be discussing what is for many the toughest […]

ICD-10 CM: Looking Forward to 2019

CWTC [Episode 46] Comorbid or Complication, Discharge Status, Injections and Infusions

On September 10, 2018, in CWTC, by AQ-IQ LLC

Welcome to Coffee with the Coder®, our conversation with Paula Digby and her team to address issues, observations and questions for Health Information Management professionals, physicians, auditors, payors and students. You are invited to listen in for ten minutes every other Monday and to submit your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with the Coder® […]

What's Your Poison? Coding for Injury and Poisoning in ICD-10

Revenue Cycle Short Circuits: Keeping the Flow

IRF-PAI Manual

On August 30, 2018, in Documents, by AQ-IQ LLC

Version 3.0 for 2019 is now available Final IRF-PAI Version 3.0 – Effective October 1 2019 (FY2020) [PDF, 449KB] Final IRF-PAI Version 3.0 Change Table [PDF, 242KB] Version 2.0 is effective 10/1/18 IRF-PAI Training Manual V2.0 Errata – July 2018 [ZIP, 131KB] Final IRF-PAI Version 2.0 – Effective October 1 2018.pdf  Earlier information: 2017 IRF-PAI […]

Webinar “ICD-10 CM Updates: Looking Forward to 2019” begins at Noon September 6, 2018

On August 29, 2018, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

It’s that time of the year again… as we leave behind the long summer days and the warm weather we can begin look forward to the crisp cool autumn air, the changing colors of foliage and the start of the holiday season. In the world of coding we can also look forward to the oncoming […]

CWTC [Episode 45] E11, Suicide Ideation, Pressure Ulcer, Radiculopathy and SCI, Excision

On August 27, 2018, in CWTC, by AQ-IQ LLC

Welcome to Coffee with the Coder®, our conversation with Paula Digby and her team to address issues, observations and questions for Health Information Management professionals, physicians, auditors, payors and students. You are invited to listen in for ten minutes every other Monday and to submit your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with the Coder® […]

Breaking it Down - Fracture Care In CPT

Webinar “What’s Your Poison? Coding for Injury and Poisoning in ICD-10” August 30, 2018 beginning at Noon Eastern (9am Pacific)

On August 17, 2018, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

Did you know one of the leading causes of death due to injury in the United states is poisoning followed by Motor Vehicle Accidents and Gun shots? Did you know also there are Codes for poisonings make up one of the largest sections in ICD-10 CM. This large code set can be a bit confusing […]