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 […]

Webinar “Relieving the Pressure: Coding for Laminectomies in CPT” January 11, 2018 beginning at Noon Eastern (9am Pacific)

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

Coding for spinal procedures can feel as difficult to us as performing the surgery itself. Between deciphering the operative note to determining if the procedure should be reported as a stand-alone code or as a piece of another procedure.  Understanding bundling edits and rules for reporting instrumentation sometimes causes additional challenges. In this session we […]

Webinar “Critical Illness Myopathy-Creating Effective Documentation for Supporting this Diagnosis ” January 25, 2018

On January 1, 2018, 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 […]

CWTC [Episode 27] Hospital Based Clinics, Ignoring Guidelines

On December 18, 2017, in CWTC, Uncategorized, by AQ-IQ LLC

Welcome to Coffee with the CoderTM, our conversation with Paula Digby and her team to address issues, observations and questions for Health Information Management professionals. You are invited to listen in for ten minutes every other Monday and to submit your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with the CoderTM Today Rucha Purohit answers a […]

Webinar “Coding For Mammograms with CPT” Tuesday, December 19, 2017 beginning at Noon Eastern

On December 11, 2017, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

With over 30 million performed each year mammograms are one of the most commonly coded procedures we see in healthcare. Although there are only a few mammography codes, understanding how to choose the appropriate code can be frustrating. In this session we will clear away that confusion to make coding for mammography services stress free. […]

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 […]

Reduce the Stress of Coding AMI in ICD-10-CM

Removing the Barriers to IRF Payments

CWTC [Episode 26] E&M Guidelines, Hydration Breaks, Scribes

On December 4, 2017, in CWTC, by AQ-IQ LLC

Welcome to Coffee with the CoderTM, our conversation with Paula Digby and her team to address issues, observations and questions for Health Information Management professionals. You are invited to listen in for ten minutes every other Monday and to submit your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with the CoderTM In today’s episode Paula Digby […]