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 […]

Corporate Integrity Agreements

On April 21, 2018, in Documents, by AQ-IQ LLC

Corporate Integrity Agreements From the OIG: Corporate Integrity Agreements (CIAs), Certification of Compliance Agreements (CCAs) and Settlement Agreements with Integrity Provisions:  Updated 04-20-2018 # | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z # Provider City State Effective 21st Century Oncology, Inc. Fort Myers FL 11-17-2017 21st Century Oncology, LLC March 2, 2016 Amendment Fort Myers FL 12-17-2015 365 […]

Getting To Know You Series: Part Three

On February 14, 2018, in Biographies, New Blog, by Rucha Purohit

Hello everyone! We’re back with our introduction series and this time we’ll be hearing from our very own Pam Proctor! She is the guru behind the AQ-IQ website, webinar, and product management, as well as conducting our internal team meetings and messages to keep us on track.  She’s our client services pro and we really […]

Getting To Know You Series- Part Two

On January 31, 2018, in Biographies, New Blog, by Rucha Purohit

Hey y’all! We’re back with another blog update, this time with a little more background information from another one of our wonderful presenters, Heather Bryans! Heather has officially been working with Paula and the team for 6 years as of this January.   Here is Heather in her own words about what drove her to […]

Getting To Know You Series-Part One: Paula Digby

On January 3, 2018, in CWTC, Documents, New Blog, 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 […]

CMS Inpatient Only List CY2018

On November 13, 2017, in Documents, by AQ-IQ LLC

This is a zip file for download. CPT® license agreement required. 2018 Final Rule OPPS Addenda – Opens in a new window (The 2018 Inpatient Only List is here as Addendum E.) It is available as an Excel file or as a Text file. For additional information on the OPPS Final Rule see this document.

OPPS Final Rule 2018

On November 13, 2017, in Documents, by AQ-IQ LLC

About this FR: Patients over Paperwork Initiative CMS recently launched the Patients Over Paperwork Initiative, a cross-cutting, collaborative process that evaluates and streamlines regulations with a goal to reduce unnecessary burden, increase efficiencies, and improve the beneficiary experience. Through the Patients Over Paperwork Initiative, CMS, along with its partners and stakeholders, is committed to removing regulatory […]

Physician Fee Schedule 2018

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

On November 2, 2017, CMS issued a final rule that includes updates to payment policies, payment rates, and quality provisions for services furnished under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) on or after January 1, 2018. The calendar year (CY) 2018 PFS final rule is one of several final rules that reflect a broader Administration-wide […]

Incident To Guidelines

On November 7, 2017, in Documents, by AQ-IQ LLC

A Medicare Learning Matters article dated August 23, 2016 clarifies “Incident To” services. See also this eCourse