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ICD-10-CM for Physician Practices

Webinar: Coding CHF using ICD-10 with Paula Digby

On November 2, 2013, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

This session is now in our Library.  Coding congestive heart failure will change somewhat with the introduction of ICD-10. A greater degree of specificity will be required. Attend this session to learn more about CHF and how to appropriately report it using ICD-10. This session is presented by Paula Digby. Be sure to note your […]

IPPS Final Rule FY2014

On August 16, 2013, in Archives, by AQ-IQ LLC

According to CMS the Medicare hospital inpatient prospective payment systems (IPPS) for operating and capital-related costs of acute care hospitals is being revised.  Some of the changes implement certain statutory provisions contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (collectively known as the Affordable […]

Coding Mammography: Screening vs Diagnostic

Mandatory Payment Reductions in the Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Program – “Sequestration”

On March 8, 2013, in Industry News, by AQ-IQ LLC

The Budget Control Act of 2011 requires, among other things, mandatory across-the-board reductions in Federal spending, also known as sequestration. The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 postponed sequestration for 2 months. As required by law, President Obama issued a sequestration order on March 1, 2013. The Administration continues to urge Congress to take prompt […]

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