CWTC [Episode 83] Acute Hospital Inpatient Order, Colonoscopy with, Principal Diagnosis for Resolved Etiologic

On February 13, 2020, 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 to twenty minutes every other Monday and to submit your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with […]

Webinar “Reporting Ambulance Services” begins Thursday, February 20, 2020, at Noon Eastern (9am Pacific)

On February 5, 2020, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

When we think of ambulance services, the first thing that comes to mind is an accident or emergency situation where the ambulance or air transport rushes to the scene to pick up and treat injured individuals. It is also common however for Ambulance services to offer non-emergent transportation. During this training session we will discuss […]

CWTC [Episode 82] Pathologic Fx IGC, Laminectomy in PCS, ED Visit Unrelated During Global Period, Fx with Debridement

On January 27, 2020, 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 to twenty minutes every other Monday and to submit your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with […]

CWTC [Episode 81] Counting Specimens in Pathology, Reporting Requirements for 76937, Etio on IRFPAI

On January 13, 2020, 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 to twenty minutes every other Monday and to submit your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with […]

CPT© Coding Update 2020: A Coding Tradition

NCCI Resources

On January 6, 2020, in Documents, by AQ-IQ LLC

CMS originally developed the Medically Unlikely Edit (MUE) program to reduce the paid claims error rate for Part B claims. The first edits were implemented January 1, 2007. Subsequently there have been quarterly updates increasing the number of edits. In 2008, CMS has been refining the edits based on 100% submitted claims data from a […]

CWTC [Episode 80] Coding from PAS in IRF, Underage Pregnancy Code, PT in Patient’s Home

On December 30, 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 to twenty minutes every other Monday and to submit your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with […]

CWTC [Episode 79] Excisional debridement, Osteoporotic Fractures, Etiologic vs Principal in IRF

On December 18, 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 to twenty minutes every other Monday and to submit your favorite questions or comments for Coffee with […]

Webinar “CPT Updates 2020: A Coding Tradition begins at Noon (Eastern) on Friday, December 20, 2019

On December 17, 2019, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

The holiday season is officially upon us. For many of us this is our favorite time of year. From the weather to the food to seeing loved ones that we may not see during the chaos of the rest of the year, the Holiday Season is a joyful time. One of the most exciting things […]