The treatment of stone disease of the urinary tract is an everyday event for most urological practices. Recent changes in diagnoses with the new ICD-10 code set, new treatment clinical scenarios and changes in billing policies for both Medicare and commercial carriers make coding for these services confusing to many new and experienced coders.
This session by expert speaker Michael Ferragamo MD, FACS will provide you with the new rules and an understanding of these rules so you can properly and accurately code and avoid mistakes that may lead to audits and subsequent loss of revenue.
By attending this informative session, you will receive tools and benefits including coding tips and references to actual clinical cases and scenarios which will help enhancing your learning of the coding for these stone services so that you can in turn receive correct reimbursements.
Who should attend?
Coders, billers, and all persons involved in the coding and posting of payments for the treatment 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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