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Urology Coding Alert


Update Your Phimosis, Balanitis Diagnoses for 2015

Don’t expect a straight 1-to-1 transition. Urologists often perform circumcisions to treat phimosis and balanitis, and payers will reimburse for these procedures with the correct diagnostic codes. When your urologist performs a circumcision for either of these conditions, your diagnosis coding is fairly easy.  But when ICD-10 goes into effect in October 2015, you’ll need more details to choose the [...]

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