Urology Coding Alert – Gear-Up For All The Changes In 2014

All the practices will experience innumerable coding and billing changes in the coming year. But the good news is that there won’t be too many changes in Urology. But as stated by CMS, one needs to start preparing now for all the changes, here is a sneak- peak of all the changes in the coming year.

The E/M code changes will be the most critical. According to the American Medical Association there will be 329 code changes in 2014. There are going to be 175 new codes, 107 revised codes and nearly 47 deleted codes.

The sections which will be affected the most because of thurologye changes are digestive system, molecular pathology, cardiovascular system, complex chronic care coordination services, and transitional care management services. Although urologists will see some CPT code changes along with E/M codes, there won’t be any massive changes for which you need to learn and prepare for the coming year.

All the CPT 2014 code changes will be available on Urology Coding Alert as soon as it gets released. We bring you tips and tactics to help you beat all the odds and be compliant and get updated information and description you need for every CPT code: CCI edits, value units (RVUs), and simple, easy-to-understand lay terms at your fingertips!

With definitive Urology coding advice from industry veterans, you can file error-free claims and save time therefore being effective and efficient. You not only get all the latest updates that helps you to streamline your coding process but it also serves as an exclusive resource for all those who code and bill for urology. This is a monthly newsletter that contains any topic that you can think of: from modifier tips, CCI edits, industry updates, compliance issues to help you overcome denials like those for Provenge treatments. Although payers have their own, very specific Provenge policies, yet no one can beat Urology Coding Alert which contains all the essential information that is required to stay compliant.

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David William is a medical coding and billing expert. He is an enthusiastic writer and covers a wide category of healthcare, compliance and hospital administration topics. His expert opinion on various medical documentation challenges is always accurate and reliable. He also writes about specific code changes like CPT, ICD-9 , ICD-10-CM/PCS, among others.

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