CWTC [Episode 49] Multiple Etio Codes in IRF, Mobility Deficit, Dehiscence

On October 22, 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® […]

Breaking it Down - Fracture Care In CPT

Webinar “Breaking it Down – Fracture Care In CPT” begins at Noon August 16, 2018

On August 2, 2018, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

There are estimated between 10-20 million fractures reported every year in the United States. Most people will at some point in their lifetimes suffer a fracture, which means we are coding fractures and treatments for them multiple times on a daily basis. Can I report debridement with the fracture? When is it no longer considered […]

CWTC [Episode 25] Debility in IRF, IGC 17, and IRF Short Stay Coding

On November 21, 2017, in CWTC, Uncategorized, 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. 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® In today’s episode Paula Digby […]

CPT© Skin Procedures 2016: Part 2 Wounds and Debridement

Webinar “CPT© Skin Conditions 2016” Thursday, March 10, 2016 beginning at Noon Eastern

On March 6, 2016, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

Important Update: Due to the volume of questions we’ve received on this topic, it will be presented in two parts. Part 1: Lesions and Lacerations (Skin Repairs) will be presented this week. Part 2: CPT Other Skin Procedures will follow next month to address the remaining aspects of this topic. Sometimes coding procedures on the […]

Webinar “Coding Skin Procedures Using CPT©: Can You Feel It?” Tuesday May 13, 2014

On May 5, 2014, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

This session focuses on the correct reporting of common skin procedures using CPT®. Heather Bryans brings this detailed look at appropriate documentation and coding of skin procedures, including excisional debridement. Topics Include: • A brief anatomy lesson for coders • A discussion of I&D, debridement, and lesion removal and a review of flaps and grafts. […]

RAC Focus: IP DRGs for Skin Procedures