IRF PAI Manual Resource Tool with ICD-10-CM Documentation & Coding Cues

Webinar “ICD-10 Version 4.0- FY 2020 ICD-10 CM Update Required” begins Monday, September 30, 2019 at 2:00 PM Eastern

On September 25, 2019, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

Every so often a computer will need to update itself; for many of us this is a bit of a hassle. We may be at the start of our workday, ready to begin the latest project when that update screen pops up; or maybe it’s the end of the day and we are ready to […]

AMA Releases 2020 CPT® code set

On September 11, 2019, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

The American Medical Association (AMA) announced on September 4, the release of the 2020 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set containing identifiers and descriptors assigned to each medical, surgical, and diagnostic services available to patients. Trusted since 1966 as the health system’s common language, the CPT code set enables accurate reporting, measurement, analysis, and benchmarking of […]

Webinar “Remaining HIPAA Compliant in the Digital Age” begins Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at Noon Eastern

On July 11, 2019, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

Living in the age of digital age comes with a lot of conveniences. Most anything you could want to see or know is yours to explore at literally the click of a finger. Access to the internet has opened the world to us in a way our forefathers never could have imagined. While this has […]

Webinar “Gotta Go” begins June 27 at Noon Eastern

On June 21, 2019, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

Kidney disease awareness is represented by a green ribbon, perhaps because March is the month of kidney disease awareness and St. Patrick’s Day. Join us as we discuss the most common diseases of the genitourinary system. Throughout this training we will review function and anatomy of the genitourinary system, review code options and ICD-10-CM guidelines, […]

Webinar “Just a Breath Away: Diagnosis Coding for Respiratory Conditions” begins June 13 at Noon Eastern

On June 2, 2019, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. Still, the peak season for people with allergies and asthma continues as the weather heats up in June. With that in mind AQ-IQ is brushing up on the most common respiratory conditions in ICD-10-CM. In addition to the most common diagnoses, we’ll look at those that may […]

Webinar “Reporting Stroke in ICD-10” begins at Noon May 24, 2019

On May 21, 2019, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

According to the CDC “Someone in the United States has a stroke every 40 seconds.” They are the 5th leading cause of death in the US. In order to keep up with these statistics, receive appropriate reimbursement and report the most detailed severity of illness for our patients who have had a stroke, it is […]

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 […]