Avoid these Common Urology ICD-10 Coding Errors
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a total of 473 code changes, including 279 brand-new codes. Urology is among the top specialties which have seen most of the changes. Most of the new urology ICD-10 code changes for urethral strictures, urinalysis findings, and testicular diagnostic imaging.
Due to the complexity of the codes, frequent errors are noted, as follows:
Value-based medicine programs are looking at total cost of patient care in Urology. The urologists need to improve is accurate coding of chronic urologic diagnoses. We strongly recommend using technology and mobile apps like DocCharge to assist you in coding for all relevant diagnoses for each patient, including updating any older diagnoses and adding new chronic diseases. But urologist and urology billing staff need to understand that your practice’s long-term financial health can be adversely affected by these additional patient problems.
DocCharge has recently implemented advanced search algorithm that can identify specific urologic diagnosis very efficiently during patient visits. These coding tools improve physician productivity and saves time for physicians and billers.
DocCharge mobile charge capture solution helps Urologists accurately capture charges and thus improve your productivity. If you’re interested for a FREE demo please contact us for a customized demo for your practice.
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