Make the Most of Urological Imaging in Your Practice

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Presenter(s)
Michael A. Ferragamo, Jr., MD, FACS
Conference Date
Wed, Mar 18, 2009
Length
60 Minutes
Product Description

These coding secrets will make urological imaging a profitable service in your clinic.

Urological imaging spells reimbursement robber for many practices -- but that's usually due to the tricky coding territory. Don't let this prominent diagnosis and treatment tool take your bottom line for a ride.  Let urology coding expert Michael A. Ferragamo, Jr., MD, FACS, be your guide in this 60-minute audioconference as he tells you everything you need to know to ensure the maximum allowed reimbursement for these imaging studies.

Topics covered:

  • Coding 101: Review the applicable codes for various urology imaging services.
  • All the documentation elements you need to ensure compliance -- and payment.
  • A step-by-step guide to which modifiers to use for urology imaging and when.
  • The Multiple Radiological Imaging Studies Reduction policy: what it is and how it affects payments in the same family of codes.
  • Choosing ultrasonic codes for the imaging of G.U. organs in the office and hospital – here's where most coders go wrong.
  • Are you using the right ICD-9 codes to indicate medical necessity? Dr. Ferragamo helps you choose the right one.

Have additional questions? You have the floor with the speaker during an interactive Q&A.

Who should attend? Urologists, radiologists, radiology technicians, coders, billers, front office personnel, and anyone involved in performing, documenting, and coding for urological imaging.

Your registration includes:

  • Flexible enrollment. Scheduling conflict? No problem. This session is also available on CD.
  • Expert answers to your tough questions during the interactive Q&A period.
  • Complimentary attendee package, including the speaker's complete presentation handouts. Keep this quick reference tool close by for future use.
  • One low price for all the staff you can stuff into a conference room.

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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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