PQRS and E prescribing for Urology

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Michael A. Ferragamo, Jr., MD, FACS
Conference Date
Tue, Sep 18, 2012
60 Minutes
Product Description

The Ins and Outs of Physician Quality Reporting and E-Prescribing for Urology

There are new incentive programs instituted by the Government that offer bonuses but also penalties for non compliance. These are the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) and E prescribing. Michael A. Ferragamo, Jr., MD, FACS, in this 60-minute Audio conference, will explain these new incentives, their bonus payments as well as how to begin utilizing them in urological practice. Monetary penalties will be accessed if these programs are not instituted within certain time period.

Register now and you'll get a clear understanding of what these programs are and how to implement these programs into practices, what bonus monies are available, as well as the penalties that will be assessed if offices fail to incorporate these programs.  A step by step presentation will be provided by our speaker to assist in the understandings of necessary elements needed to comply with each of  above mentioned programs.

Key talking points that will be presented:

  • A complete review of the PQRS and E prescribing incentive programs, their requirements, how to start, and necessary documentation required.
  • The bonus payments available will be reviewed.
  • Review on penalties imposed for non compliance.
  • Review of the proper coding for these programs via claims submitted.
  • Review of the necessary requirements needed to participate in these programs.
  • Review of the exceptions and exclusions available when not participating.
  • Common examples and claims forms illustrating proper submissions.
  • Supply quality measures and elements one may report for urology PQRS.
  • Eligible professionals who may participate in these programs.
  • and more.

Ask a question at the Q&A session following the live event and get advice unique to your situation, directly from our expert speaker.

Who should attend? coders, billers, physicians, office administrators , office managers, and anyone that may be involved in starting and running these incentive programs.

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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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