As more and more patients are now being seen and examined by non physician providers (NPPs), especially in office encounters, the coding for these various services become quite important. Ensuring correct coding is vital to ensure proper payments and to avoid denials and loss of revenue, as well as to protect you from possible exposure to penalties and fines.
Join expert speaker Michael A. Ferragamo, Jr., MD, FACS in this important audio conference that will provide you with the knowledge to properly code for the work of physician assistants (PAs), nurse practitioners (NPs), as well as coding for the various scenarios that may occur with these providers (i.e. shared visits between an NPP and a urologist as well as observation services). Examples and literature reviews will be presented for a clear understanding of the rules and regulations that must be followed.
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Who should attend?
Coders, billers, urologists and anyone interested in the proper billing for NPPs, observation services, and shared billings.
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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