Urology Coding: Top Money Losers

Event Information
Product Format
Prerecorded Event
Michael A. Ferragamo, Jr., MD, FACS
Conference Date
Tue, Mar 27, 2012
90 Minutes
Product Description

Improve Coding Accuracy For Urological Services; and Prevent Revenue Loss Because of Denied/Reduced Payments!

This Audio conference is intended to provide the listeners, the proper coding for many urological services that historically represent frequent money losers. This event enables you to learn the accurate coding for the urological services which in the past have been denied payments or received reduced payments.

Several of these services have recently been updated in regards to their proper coding. This new information has not been reported or clearly reported by the carriers. Sign up now with this 90 minute audio conference where our expert speaker Michael A. Ferragamo, Jr., MD, FACS will review the latest coding & billing information for urology services. Register now and protect your services from getting denied or getting reduced payments.

Plus, you will be provided with the proper ICD-9 and CPT® codes and the methodology to insure accurate and compliant billings to prevent loss of revenue because of unpaid claims.

Take A Look At What All Will Be Included:

Money losing services will be reviewed and attendees will be provided with information to decrease money loss by the...

  • Correct coding for treatment of bladder neck contractures
  • Correct coding for "cystoscopy and bladder biopsy (ies)"
  • Correct and complete coding for percutaneous nephrostolithotomy
  • Correct coding for TURBs, repeat TURPs and repeat laser prostatectomies
  • Correct billing on time
  • Correct primary and secondary diagnoses to insure payments of certain CPT® codes
  • Correct coding for removal of skin lesions of the genitalia  
  • Correct coding for simple and complicated insertions of catheters
  • Correct coding for urethroplasty with buccal grafts
  • And many more coding corrections for money losing urology services

Who should attend?  Coders, billers, and anyone involved in the performance and claim submissions for these frequently denied urological services.

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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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