COVID-19 FAQs from CMS

On March 9, 2020, in Documents, by AQ-IQ LLC

One March 6, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued frequently asked questions and answers (FAQs) for healthcare providers regarding Medicare payment for laboratory tests and other services related to the 2019-Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The agency is receiving questions from providers and created this document to be transparent and share answers to […]

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 […]

CWTC [Episode 76] IRF Coding from the PAS, Billing Date for Teaching Physician

On November 4, 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 67] PCS Insertion Code, Mid-Level Sees New Patients, PDx for Stroke in IRF

On July 1, 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 54] Tetrology of Fallot, Insurance and Billing Concerns

On December 31, 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® […]

Webinar Replay “Billing: Insurance Only – Why Not Waive Copays?” September 18, 2014

On August 26, 2014, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

In this popular session, Paula Digby explains perspectives about “insurance only” charges and how this can lead to unwanted results. This webinar also offers 1.0 continuing education unit from AAPC for attending. Be sure to note your toughest questions when you register for this session to be presented Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 1:00 pm […]

The Role of Documentation