2017 Gynecological Coding for the Urologist

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Presenter(s)
Michael A. Ferragamo, Jr., MD, FACS
Length
60 minutes
Product Description

Learn about Gynecological Coding for the Urologist for 2017


Increasingly, urologists are performing urogynecological procedures, including vaginal prolapse procedures and corrective urinary incontinence surgeries. Understanding the coding complexities of these services will help you file claims that recover your full reimbursement.

Join this webinar by expert speaker Dr. Michael A. Ferragamo to get step-by-step guidance on accurate coding of urogynecological procedures. He will explain basic and advanced procedure coding, using specific clinical examples, with modìfier use, and correct use of ICD-10 codes.

Session Highlights

  • How to ensure proper coding for labioplasty
  • Coding for removal of skin lesions of the perineum and vagina
  • The only one new CPT® code for GYN
  • Review of all new ICD-10 urogynecological codes for 2017
  • Coding for all types of vaginal slings and prolapses
  • Coding for the use of mesh in pelvic surgical repairs
  • How to bill for the use of laparoscopy/robotics in gynecological surgèry, and use of unlisted CPT® codes
  • Detailed coding guidance for repair of gyn complications after pelvic surgèry
  • Coding of various fistula repairs, simple and complicated
  • Coding for gyn procedures without specific CPT® codes

Session Outline

  • 2017 new CPT® code
  • 2017 American Urogynecology Socìety coding tips
  • Urogynecology diagnoses, Chapter 14 ICD-10 manual
  • Vaginal procedure under anesthesì
  • Female lesions of vulva and labìa
  • ICD-10 diagnostic coding for excision of skin lesions
  • Skin closures
  • Labioplasty
  • Urogynecology coding
    • Sling procedures
    • Pelvic organ prolapsed
    • Pelvic floor reconstruction with mesh
  • 2017 ICD-10 diagnoses
  • Diagnoses for urogynecology complications
  • Chapter 19 ICD-10 manual
  • Urogynecology coding update
  • Clinical scenarios
  • Pessary coding
  • 2017 New ICD-10 Diagnostic Codes for Gynecology and Urogynecology

Who Should Attend

Urologists, gynecologists, and any surgeon involved now or in the near future in the performance of uro-gynecological procedures should attend to learn proper coding and to help them from losing entitled payments. Coders, billers, and office staff wishing to learn or enhance their knowledge of urological and gynecological procedural coding will benefit from attending this conference.

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About Our Speaker

Michael A. Ferragamo - Urology Coding Expert

Dr. Michael A. Ferragamo, Jr., MD, FACS, is the former chief of urology of Hempstead Medical Center and of Franklin Medical Center of Long Island, New York, and presently is assistant clinical professor of urology, State University of New York, Stony Brook School of Medicine. Michael is a consulting editor for Urology Coding Alert and is a coding consultant for many private practices across the United States as...   More Info
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