The treatment of stone disease involving the urinary tract has become an every day event in modern day urological care. Recent changes in diagnoses, treatments, and urological coding for these services can be confusing to both the new coder and the senior coder alike. This audio-conference by Michael A. Ferragamo, Jr., MD, FACS, will provide the attendees with an understanding of the new coding rules of Medicare (CMS) and private carriers (CPT) to accurately bill for these services and procedures dealing with urinary stone disease.
The attendees will receive coding tips, and references will be described to assist coding correctly, along with collecting full and entitled reimbursements for the services provided.
Who should attend : Coders, billers, urologists, and all those involved in the coding and posting of payments for treatments of urinary stone disease.
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...
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