Webinar “Diabetes: Sugar on the Rise” begins at Noon April 23, 2019

On April 8, 2019, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

Associating signs and symptoms with diabetes is always based on the documentation by the physician or provider. It is suspected that the increase in per capita consumption of sugar and other sweeteners has influenced a rise in the instances of diabetes in the American population. What are the nuances that influence correct coding of this […]

Webinar “Critical Illness Myopathy- Creating Effective Documentation for Supporting this Diagnosis” begins at Noon Thursday, April 11, 2019

On April 8, 2019, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

Critical illness myopathy is a relatively recent diagnosis that has become a hot button topic for denied claims in the acute hospital and in the IRF setting. This session will discuss the clinical presentation and clues to look for to determine whether CIM is an accurate diagnosis or additional information or query is necessary to […]

Special Spring Pricing for Webinars and Replays

On February 12, 2019, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

We’re celebrating Spring by slashing webinar pricing and inviting you, our readers and subscribers, to celebrate with us. Through April, 2019, all webinars and replays are on sale for $99 each. And, we need your help. There are so MANY replays available that our techies may have missed some. We’re asking you, our loyal readers, […]

Webinar “Digesting the ICD-10 CM codes for the Lower GI” begins Thursday, February 28, 2019

On February 4, 2019, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

The lower gastrointestinal tract is approximately 25 feet long and consists of the small and large intestines. Within those 25 feet there is plenty of room for a multitude of conditions to exist. From acute and chronic conditions to structural disorders and inflammatory diseases. Sometimes digesting all the code options causes challenges. In this session […]

Webinar “Solve the Coding Puzzle: Coding Interventional Radiology/Cardiology in CPT” February 15, 2019

On February 1, 2019, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

Have you ever put together a puzzle? Usually you will look at the picture and then as you are closer to actually laying pieces down you look at the picture again to evaluate the pieces against the picture. You may do this over and over as you are putting together the puzzle. Putting the pieces […]

Webinar “A Look Under the Microscope: Reporting Laboratory Services in CPT” Thursday, January 31, 2019

On January 16, 2019, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

When you look into a microscope if you are untrained, you see something that looks like artwork. While these are services that are routinely performed, the scope doesn’t always come clearly into focus. Questions often linger about which codes can be reported for which service, what is bundled, whether to assign a modifier and what […]

Webinar “CPT Updates 2019”

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

As new year heads our way it brings with it season of change from the change in the weather with progressively colder day, to our new years resolution which are always full of promise…change is always in the air this time of year and that sentiment holds true in the world of coding as well… […]

Webinar “How to Make the Cut: Reporting General Surgery in CPT ” Nov 29, 2018 beginning at Noon Eastern (9am Pacific)

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

Despite the name, General Surgery is anything but general. In fact it is a surgical specialty that involves work on many different body systems. General surgeons not only perform surgeries for a wide range of common ailments, but are also responsible for patient care before, during, and after surgery. General Surgeons are trained to operate […]

Webinar “Weathering the Storm: Reporting Neoplasms in ICD-10 CM” Nov 15, 2018 beginning at Noon Eastern (9am Pacific)

On October 27, 2018, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

When preparing for bad weather we watch the forecast and prepare. Then we wait and watch again. This process is similar to a cancer patient’s journey. Prepare as much as you can and then watch and wait. The CDC indicates that “Each year in the United States, more than 1.5 million people are diagnosed with […]