Coding for Advanced Endourology for 2014

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

Review Coding And Billing Rules For Bilateral Endourological Procedures with Michael Ferragamo

The use of endourological techniques has become a common part of everyday urological practice. There are new and specific coding rules governing the billing, coding, and eventual payments for these services. Knowing these rules and the various policies of carriers with regards to billing for endourology will enable one to receive entitled payments and avoid denials of these claims with loss of significant revenues. Join this audio conference by Michael Ferragamo Jr., MD, FACS, to avoid the loss of reimbursements, to properly bill and code for endourological procedures and to ensure full payment each time for each service.

Session Highlights:

  • Review the ICD-9 and ICD-10 diagnoses that may be associated with these techniques
  • Review the new rules for billing multiple procedures performed in the same organ at the same encounter
  • Review the proper coding for upper urinary tract and lower urinary tract procedures performed during the same encounter
  • Coding for the use of urinary stents and the diagnoses indicating medical necessity
  • Coding for endourological procedures via an ileal conduit and other urinary diversions
  • Review coding and billing rules for bilateral endourological procedures
  • How to code for maximum reimbursements for percutaneous nephrostolithotomies
  • Review new CPT code for ureteroscopy and stent placement


Who should attend: Urologists using endourological techniques and procedures. Coders and billers dealing with these procedures should also attend as well as office staff responsible for certification/authorization or office/hospital management of these procedures.

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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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