Proper coding for multiple urological procedures performed at the same encounter can be confusing to coders and billers. Needless to say, the confusion can lead to reduced payments and claim denials.
Remember that while billing for multiple procedures, urologists are often required to select between codes that may consist of more, or less, than the service carried out. Several CPT codes include various different procedures, although not the precise combination performed during a specific surgery.
Let our expert Michael A. Ferragamo, MD, FACS instil the requisite knowledge to accurately bill for these services. Get expert guidance on various coding techniques and modifier use to ensure payment for multiple services. You will be presented with algorithms during the session to help understand the coding for clinical scenarios when one or two urologists perform multiple urological procedures at the same encounter.
Here’s What You’ll Learn:
Who should attend?Coders, billers, urologists, urogynecologists, and any office staff involved in the billing or posting of urological 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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