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 […]

Webinar “Breathing Easy: Coding Respiratory Tests and Treatments in CPT” Oct 25, 2018 beginning at Noon Eastern (9am Pacific)

On October 7, 2018, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

As we make our way through Fall and head into Winter we all prepare for a drop in temperatures, realizing that cold weather doesn’t just bring with it sweaters, hot chocolate and the holiday season; it also brings with it a rise in respiratory infections. Whether we call it the flu season or cold season, […]

Webinar “Getting the Scope of Joint Procedures in CPT” June 21, 2018 beginning at Noon Eastern (9am Pacific)

On June 6, 2018, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

Far and away the most common procedures performed in orthopedics are joint procedures. Although we as coders see these services often, if we don’t keep up with the CPT code set as well as the rules and regulations, our skills can get a bit rusty. In this session we will help you sharpen your skills […]

Webinar “Working Out the Kinks of Reporting Arthritis with ICD-10-CM” June 7, 2018 beginning at Noon Eastern (9am Pacific)

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

The Arthritis Foundation indicates that more than 50 million adults and 300,000 children living in the United States have some type of arthritis; in fact it is the leading cause of disability in America. Due to the prevalence of this diagnosis we as coders need to be surefooted when reporting it. In ICD-10 accurately reporting […]

Webinar “Radiology Part III: Coding Radiation Oncology in CPT” May 24, 2018 beginning at Noon Eastern (9am Pacific)

On May 10, 2018, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

Radiation oncology is a medical specialty that involves treating cancer with radiation. Doctors who specialize in treating cancer with radiation use radiation therapy to treat a wide variety of cancers. But coding for radiation oncology involves more than just coding radiation therapy. Radiation oncology is made of a variety services that are all used in […]

Webinar “Coding for Cardiovascular Conditions in ICD-10-CM” May 10, 2018 beginning at Noon Eastern (9am Pacific)

On April 26, 2018, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

Due to changes in the ICD-10-CM guidelines and because heart disease is such a prevalent issue for the US healthcare industry, it is important for coders to become adept at applying both the guidelines and the codes associated with heart disease in ICD-10-CM. In this session we will be discussing: ICD-10 CM codes for cardiovascular […]

Webinar “Revenue Cycle Short Circuits: Keeping the Flow” March 8, 2018 beginning at Noon Eastern (9am Pacific)

On March 4, 2018, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

Like electricity, we often don’t concern ourselves with the Revenue Cycle until there’s a break in the flow – such as a short or interruption. In this webinar we examine the overall Revenue Cycle and the strategic importance of correct documentation, coding and billing. After reviewing the webinar attendees will: Be able to identify “at […]

Webinar “Relieving the Pressure: Coding for Laminectomies in PCS” February 8, 2018 beginning at Noon Eastern (9am Pacific)

On January 24, 2018, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

Coding for laminectomies in ICD-10 PCS can feel strenuous on the best days and back breaking on the worst. ICD-10 PCS requires a great amount of detail and understanding of the procedures being performed to accurately build and assign the laminectomy code. As with the coding of other complex surgical procedures, coders often struggle with […]

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 […]