CWTC [Episode 47] Readmissions after IRF Discharge, Etiologic Selection, Cancer Treatment Time Frame, Multiple Fx

On September 24, 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® […]

Listen to “Coffee with the Coder” on Monday

On September 24, 2018, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

The next episode of our audio blog “Coffee with the Coder®” is Monday, November 5th, 2018. CWTC features expert coders answering interesting (or popular) questions. Designed to take less time than a coffee break, CWTC is the conference call you don’t want to miss. And it’s FREE to listen. If you’d like to be reminded […]

CMS Data Files for Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities

On September 20, 2018, in Documents, by AQ-IQ LLC

FY 2019 IRF PPS Final Rule Data Files (83 FR 38514) IRF Rate Setting Final Rule (83 FR 38514)  This file contains data for each of the 1,126 inpatient rehabilitation facilities used to estimate the policy updates in the inpatient rehabilitation prospective payment system regulation. The methodology used to update the payment data is described in […]

Webinar “Get on Your Revenue Cycle and Let’s Roll” Sept 25, 2018 beginning at Noon Eastern (9am Pacific)

On September 16, 2018, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

Healthy revenue is at the heart of any well-functioning health care entity; and whether you are in a facility or a physician’s office, healthy revenue is the life source that keeps us all afloat. The Revenue cycle and management of it includes everything from claims processing, payment, and revenue generation to patient registration and clinical […]

IRF PPS Final Rule FY2019

On September 13, 2018, in Documents, by AQ-IQ LLC

This final rule updates the prospective payment rates for inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) for federal fiscal year (FY) 2019. As required by the Social Security Act (the Act), this final rule includes the classification and weighting factors for the IRF prospective payment system’s (PPS) case-mix groups and a description of the methodologies and data used […]

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