Webinar “Working Out the Kinks of Reporting Arthritis with ICD-10-CM” June 7, 2018 beginning at Noon Eastern (9am Pacific)

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

The Arthritis Foundation indicates that more than 50 million adults and 300,000 children living in the United States have some type of arthritis; in fact it is the leading cause of disability in America. Due to the prevalence of this diagnosis we as coders need to be surefooted when reporting it. In ICD-10 accurately reporting […]

A Push Toward Perfection 2018: Injections and Infusions

CWTC [Episode 38] IGC Selection, MCRP in PCS, Infusion vs Hydration

On May 21, 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® […]

CMS Drug Dashboards

On May 15, 2018, in Documents, by AQ-IQ LLC

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a redesigned version of the Drug Spending Dashboards. For the first time, the dashboards include year-over-year information on drug pricing and highlight which manufactures have been increasing their prices. The dashboards are interactive online tools that allow patients, clinicians, researchers, and the public to understand […]

CWTC [Episode 37] Obesity Counseling, Revascularization Reporting, Weakness in IRF, BMI for non-standard bodies

On May 15, 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 “Radiology Part III: Coding Radiation Oncology in CPT” May 24, 2018 beginning at Noon Eastern (9am Pacific)

On May 10, 2018, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

Radiation oncology is a medical specialty that involves treating cancer with radiation. Doctors who specialize in treating cancer with radiation use radiation therapy to treat a wide variety of cancers. But coding for radiation oncology involves more than just coding radiation therapy. Radiation oncology is made of a variety services that are all used in […]

Getting To Know You Series: Part Five

On May 9, 2018, in Biographies, New Blog, Uncategorized, by Rucha Purohit

In this part of our getting to know the AQ-IQ team, we say hello to our marketing guru, Kristine Speight! Here she is in her own words Hey everyone! Looking back, I can see now how everything has fallen into place.  As early as high school, I can remember organizing events and handling marketing for […]

Radiology Reporting (Part 2, Coding for Diagnostic Radiology in CPT)