Webinar “CPT© Update 2018” Replay begins at Noon Eastern (9am Pacific) Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

On December 7, 2017, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

It’s the time of the year when happiness abounds. More lights, more food, more gatherings than we remember having before. And, the CPT© updates have been released. In this webinar, Paula Digby will bring to our attention pertinent changes to this code set. For other questions email us: sales@aq-iq.com or call 877-976-6677 Be sure to note […]

Listen to “Coffee with the Coder” on Monday

On November 21, 2017, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

The next episode of our audio blog “Coffee with the Coder” is Monday, December 18, 2017. 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 […]

FREE Webinar “Removing the Barriers to IRF payments through Clinical Documentation Improvement” Thursday, November 30, 2017

On November 21, 2017, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

In our IRF world barriers to appropriate payment appear to be on the rise.  While we provide quality care, often payments associated with that care are less than expected or taken back.  Mostly this can occur due to missing required technical elements, lack of clear documentation to support the need for care provided and/or details […]

Webinar “Reduce the Stress of Coding Acute Myocardial Infarctions in ICD-10-CM” Tuesday, November 14, 2017 beginning at Noon Eastern

On November 9, 2017, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

On October 1st, 2017, we were introduced to some new ICD-10 codes for reporting Acute Myocardial Infarctions. Upon first glance they have caused some anxiety and confusion! But don’t have a heart attack just yet – while these new codes seem intimidating they are not as scary as they seem. In this session we are […]

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 […]

Webinar “ICD-10-CM Updates for FY2018” begins at Noon Eastern (9 am Pacific) on Thursday, October 5, 2017

On September 20, 2017, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

For ICD-10-CM it’s the “Season of Change.” In 2017 we saw some significant changes to ICD-10 for the first time in several years with updates to the guidelines and it seems that change is coming to us again in 2018 with an update to the ICD-10-CM code set itself. With more than 360 new codes, 140 […]

Getting To Know You Series-Part One: Paula Digby

On September 19, 2017, in Announcements, CWTC, Documents, by Rucha Purohit

Hi everyone! First, I’d like to encourage any of you out there who have not yet figured out what you want to do to just keep searching and keep showing up each day! That’s how it was for me. Believe it or not, I had no idea that healthcare consulting would be my love and […]

AQ-IQ Blog

On September 19, 2017, in Announcements, CWTC, Documents, by Rucha Purohit

We are starting a blog here at AQ-IQ, and our first posts will be part of a Getting To Know You Series.  We’ll be posting introductions to each team member gradually so that you know just who is behind the educational content on this website.    We’re excited to share and open up here, and our […]

Webinar “The False Claim Act in 2017” begins at Noon Eastern (9 am Pacific) on Thursday, September 14, 2017

On August 31, 2017, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

Whether you work for a small independent practice or a large health care facility, whether you work in a specialty or general practice there is one common and daunting worry we all face in healthcare. Compliance. As many of us know being compliant in healthcare is like swimming in murky rough waters; one wrong move […]