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 […]

CWTC [Episode 44] Myopathy vs Atrophy, Tiering in IRF, Class 3 Obesity vs Morbid Obesity

On August 13, 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® […]

Coding Under Pressure: Reporting Pressure Ulcer Care in CPT

Webinar “Breaking it Down – Fracture Care In CPT” begins at Noon August 16, 2018

On August 2, 2018, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

There are estimated between 10-20 million fractures reported every year in the United States. Most people will at some point in their lifetimes suffer a fracture, which means we are coding fractures and treatments for them multiple times on a daily basis. Can I report debridement with the fracture? When is it no longer considered […]

ICD-10

On August 1, 2018, in Documents, by AQ-IQ LLC

On October 1, 2015, the ICD-9 code sets used to report medical diagnoses and inpatient procedures were replaced by ICD-10 code sets. The transition to ICD-10 is required for everyone covered by the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA). Please note, the change to ICD-10 does not affect CPT coding for outpatient procedures and physician services. Click […]