Clarity for gray areas surrounding genitourinary studies
There’s a lot of gray area when it comes to coding for diagnostic and therapeutic genitourinary procedures – complex procedures with unclear documentation and subtle differences in code descriptions leave a lot of room for errors. What’s included, and what’s not, in the bundled codes? When can multiple codes be reported together? Unilateral vs. bilateral procedures? Stent placements, catheter exchanges, conversions and replacements? What’s the difference between a stent and catheter in GU codes?
This two-hour session will address these questions and more. Using illustrations and case examples to walk through procedures, the corresponding CPT codes and point out key phrases in documentation, this in-depth session will ensure you arrive at the proper code. Benefit from Jeff’s knowledge and experience and walk away with the tools to quickly and accurately arrive at the right code choices for genitourinary procedures.
The agenda, covered by our presenter, Jeff Majchrzak includes:
- In-depth overview of GU procedures (imaging and interventions) with detailed explanations of how the procedures are performed, code descriptions, and how the code descriptions relate to the procedures
- Review of access codes for endourologic procedures
- Key terms to look for in documentation
- Different ways the same things may be dictated in reports
- Differentiate stents vs. catheters in GU procedures – terms often used interchangeably
- Answers to frequently asked questions
- Case examples
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