There is no doubt that ICD-10-CM will begin on October 1, 2015, changing all diagnostic coding for all specialties including urology. There also will be no grace period for learning the new system where both the ICD-9 and ICD-10 sets will co-exist together at the same time. Urologists and their coders and billers as well as most of their office staff need to be familiar with the new codes and should be able to use and implement them according to their inclusion in ICD-10 set.
This webinar by expert speaker Michael A. Ferragamo MD, FACS will provide attendees with all the recent and final information and knowledge they will need to easily incorporate ICD-10 into their systems and practices painlessly and completely. It would be wise to start this transition now and test it before the launch date. The session will also look into the new ICD-10 system of coding and provide tips on how you can properly use ICD-10 in your everyday practice.
Plus, the session will also cover:
Who should attend?
Urologists, coders, billers, and all staff involved in now using ICD-9 diagnostic codes such as persons authorizing, certifying, and documenting urological diagnoses in their everyday office work. They must all change and implement to the new system on October 1, 2015.
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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