Practical Coding For The Urologists For Robotic And Laparoscopic Procedures

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

Get An Inside Look At Coding For Laparoscopic And Robotic Procedures


Laparoscopic and robotic procedures are becoming frequently performed every day services in modern urology. Their coding and billing have separate and often confusing policies and rules.

Expert Urologist Michael A. Ferragamo, Jr., MD, FACS in this 60-minutes information packed event, will give you the knowledge and understanding for the proper billing and coding for these procedures. Register now and decrease denials and rejections of claims and allow for higher reimbursement to the surgeon.

Join now to find out CPT® codes both active and unlisted, and a clear description of which codes should be used for each procedure – both simple and complicated. Michael will provide you with some successful coding and billing tips with the help of reference materials that will help you properly bill for these procedures. You’ll also get the explanation of Benefit insurance forms to understand proper and compliant coding.

Take A Look At What Is Covered:

  • Laparoscopic procedures that may be performed by urologists
  • Differences between the various laparoscopic nephrectomies
  • When one should code for both open and laparoscopic procedures during the same surgery
  • How to code for unlisted laparoscopic or robotic procedures and expect payments
  • How to code for robotic procedures (laparoscopic) and receive full reimbursements
  • How to code for laparoscopic vasectomy
  • How to code for hand assisted laparoscopic procedures
  • How to code for laparoscopic procedures changed to open procedures
  • Can one bill for a diagnostic laparoscopy as well as an open procedure
  • How to code for laparoscopic procedures of the testicles

Who should attend? Coders , billers, providers, urologists performing these procedures, and anyone wishing to increase their knowledge of urological coding would certainly find this presentation informative and indispensable for the coding of laparoscopic and robotic procedures and would want to attend this audio 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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