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 […]

CWTC [Episode 35] MRI during Rehab, Denials and 60%, Morbid Obesity, Diabetes, 7th Character

On April 16, 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® […]

Webinar “A Push Towards Perfection 2018: Injections and Infusions” April 19, 2018 beginning at Noon Eastern (9am Pacific)

On April 3, 2018, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

The goal of this presentation is to help you understand injections and infusions: the guidelines, the definitions, whether or not physician involvement is required, code selection based on the time the services were actually provided, and documentation and billing requirements. Injections and infusions can be difficult to code properly, and in our reviews across the […]

CWTC [Episode 34] 7th Character in IRF, Should I Query, Principal on UB

On April 2, 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® […]

Webinar “Coding for Diagnostic Radiology in CPT” April 5, 2018 beginning at Noon Eastern (9am Pacific)

On March 26, 2018, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

Coding for diagnostic radiology is a fast paced high-volume world for which coding precision is vital while the problems that diagnostic radiology coders encounter can be numerous. From the high numbers of records they must code to a lack of documentation in radiology reports and all the rules and regulations in between it can be […]

CWTC [Episode 33] Spina Bifida, Queries and CoMorbids, Procedure Only

On March 19, 2018, in CWTC, Uncategorized, 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® […]

Getting To Know You Series-Part Four!

On March 8, 2018, in New Blog, Uncategorized, by Rucha Purohit

Rucha here! In this part of  the Getting To Know You Series you’ll be learning a little bit about me and how I started working with this amazing team! I grew up in the hospital industry.  My dad became a CFO of a hospital by the time I was 1, my mom has been a […]

CWTC [Episode 32] AVM, Probable Stroke, Resolved Etiologic

On March 5, 2018, in CWTC, Uncategorized, 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® […]

Webinar “Revenue Cycle Short Circuits: Keeping the Flow” March 8, 2018 beginning at Noon Eastern (9am Pacific)

On March 4, 2018, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

Like electricity, we often don’t concern ourselves with the Revenue Cycle until there’s a break in the flow – such as a short or interruption. In this webinar we examine the overall Revenue Cycle and the strategic importance of correct documentation, coding and billing. After reviewing the webinar attendees will: Be able to identify “at […]

CWTC [Episode 31] Condition resolved prior to admission, Pelvic Fx in IRF, NStemi in IRF, UB vs IRF-PAI

On February 19, 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® […]