CWTC [Episode 55] BMI Reporting, Anemia & Pancytopenia, Symptom as Principle

On January 14, 2019, 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® […]

CWTC [Episode 50] FQHC, Complications vs Comorbidities in IRF, BMI, Profee vs Facility Reimbursement

On November 5, 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® […]

CWTC [Episode 40] Non-epileptiform seizures, Multiple Fractures as Etio, Validating Dysphagia, BMI

On June 18, 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® […]

CWTC [Episode 37] Obesity Counseling, Revascularization Reporting, Weakness in IRF, BMI for non-standard bodies

On May 15, 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® […]

CWTC [Episode 35] MRI during Rehab, Denials and 60%, Morbid Obesity, Diabetes, 7th Character

On April 16, 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® […]

FY2018 IRF Final Rule

On August 5, 2017, in Announcements, Industry News, by AQ-IQ LLC

The FY 2018 final policies are summarized below. Update to the payment rates under the IRF PPS. For FY 2018, CMS is finalizing an update to the IRF PPS payments to reflect a 1.0 percent increase factor, in accordance with section 1886(j)(3)(C)(iii) of the Social Security Act, as added by section 411(b) of the Medicare […]

CWTC [Episode 16] Conflicting Rules, BMI, Etiologic Selection

On July 18, 2017, in CWTC, Uncategorized, 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. 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® In this episode Heather Bryans […]

CWTC [Episode 14] BMI, NST, IRF scenarios

On June 19, 2017, in CWTC, Uncategorized, 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. 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® In this episode Heather Bryans […]

IRF PPS Proposed Rule FY2018

On May 15, 2017, in Announcements, Documents, by AQ-IQ LLC

This proposed rule would update the prospective payment rates for inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) for federal fiscal year (FY) 2018 as required by the statute.  As required by section 1886(j)(5) of the Act, this rule includes the classification and weighting factors for the IRF prospective payment system’s (IRF PPS) case-mix groups and a description of […]