Non surgical hospital admissions still represent services that urologists perform on a daily basis in a hospital setting. Coding for these services often go undocumented or under billed. Many coders, both new and senior, have little experience in coding for these hospital services. Many clinical scenarios are unclear and improperly billed and lead to loss of entitled payments. This session by Michael A. Ferragamo MD, FACS will provide the attendees with the knowledge of how these hospital services are to be billed.
Coding tips and references to clinical scenarios will be stressed to assist in the correct coding and collecting of full reimbursements for the specific non surgical hospital services will also be provided.
Who should attend? Coders, billers, surgeons, urologists, urogynecologists, internists, and hospital based physicians and all others both office and hospital staff involved in the coding and posting of payments for non surgical hospital services.
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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