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Gotta Go: Diagnosis Coding for Genitourinary Conditions

Ambulance Services Guidance

On July 9, 2019, in Documents, by AQ-IQ LLC

  CMS provides guidance for Ambulance Service Providers on this page. Zip code files are updated regularly. Some of the most requested portions of the guidance include: The BBA of 2018 includes three major Medicare ambulance services provisions pertaining to: Extensions of certain ground ambulance add-on payments, Development of a data collection system for ground ambulance providers […]

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 […]

CWTC [Episode 57] Rhabdo v Meningitis, Chronic Dx in E&M, Brain Neoplasm v Hemorrhage, Last 2 Days in IRF

On February 11, 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 […]

A Look Under the Microscope: Reporting Laboratory Services in CPT

Webinar “Digesting the ICD-10 CM codes for the Lower GI” begins Thursday, February 28, 2019

On February 4, 2019, in Announcements, by AQ-IQ LLC

The lower gastrointestinal tract is approximately 25 feet long and consists of the small and large intestines. Within those 25 feet there is plenty of room for a multitude of conditions to exist. From acute and chronic conditions to structural disorders and inflammatory diseases. Sometimes digesting all the code options causes challenges. In this session […]