Urology Coding: Top Money Losers
PRE-RECORDED AUDIO CONFERENCE
Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Time: Request for replay on any day
Speaker:Michael A. Ferragamo, Jr., MD, FACS
Ensure Your Fully-Deserved Payments For Urological Services With Tips From Dr. Michael A. Ferragamo.
Learn the accurate and spot-on coding for several urological services that historically represent regular money losers. This seminar enables you to learn the correct coding for the urological services which earlier have been denied payments or received reduced payments.
A lot of these services have lately been updated in regards to their correct coding. This updated information has not been reported or clearly reported by the carriers. Register now for a power-packed 90 minute audio conference where coding expert Michael A. Ferragamo, Jr., MD, FACS will take ou through the latest coding & billing information for urology services. Sign up now and protect your services from claim denials or reduced payments.
Also, learn 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 & reduced payments.
Highlights of the session:
The expert speaker will get through the money losing services and attendees will be provided with information to reduce money loss by the...
Accurate coding for treatment of bladder neck contractures
Accurate coding for "cystoscopy and bladder biopsy (ies)"
Accurate and complete coding for percutaneous nephrostolithotomy
Accurate coding for TURBs, repeat TURPs as well as repeat laser prostatectomies
Spot-on billing on time
Right primary and secondary diagnoses to insure payments of specific CPT® codes
Correct coding for removal of skin lesions of the genitalia
Accurate coding for simple and complicated insertions of catheters
Accurate coding for urethroplasty with buccal grafts
And many more coding rectifications for money losing urology services
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. Starting as a sole practitioner in the 1960s, and now as the senior urologist in a six-person group, he has continued to oversee all coding and reimbursement issues in the practice. Dr. Ferragamo is a consultant on coding and reimbursement for the Physicians Reimbursement Systems (PRS) in Denver and is a consulting editor for Urology Coding Alert.