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Urology Coding Alert


Home in on 1 ICD-10 Code to Support Your UroLift® Claims

One BPH code replaces three come October. When your urologist performs a UroLift® procedure for a patient with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and urinary obstruction, you have three ICD-9 codes from which to choose to indicate medical necessity for the procedure. Things will change under ICD-10 later this year. Remember: ICD-10 implementation is scheduled for Oct. 1, 2015. Match Up [...]

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