Sonography has become a more frequently performed diagnostic procedure in many urology, pediatric urology and urogynecology offices. Because of this increased utilization, insurance carriers have increased their auditing and reviewing of radiological procedures that are performed in an office setting. Their review includes looking at the indications and reasons for these procedures, their proper and complete documentation, and correct coding.
Join this session with urologist and coding expert Michael A. Ferragamo, MD, FACS, who will take you step by step through the common clinical scenarios in which ultrasound studies are performed and billed. Michael will also explain and share tips on documentation and the use of ultrasound templates to help providers with the correct codes and avoid denials of service and subsequent loss of revenue.
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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. Dr. Ferragamo is a consulting editor for Urology Coding Alert and is a coding consultant for many private practices across the United States...
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