Coding & Reimbursement Resources

    The AUGS Coding and Reimbursement Committee assists members with the application of governmental regulations and guidelines regarding terminology and CPT/ICD coding in urogynecologic practice. Such information is intended to assist with the coding process as required by governmental regulation and should not be construed as policy sanctioned by AUGS. The following resources are available:

    Coding Changes

    New United Healthcare policies regarding hysterectomy may impact preauthorization and reimbursement

    Use of Modifiers with NCCI Edits when Clinical Circumstances are Appropriate

    Vaginal Hysterectomy Coding Update: Claims Eligible for Resubmission on April 1

    View AUGS' letter sent to NCCI on October 23, 2014.

    View NCCI's response letter on November 6, 2014.

    Submit a Coding Question
    Coding Q&A for AUGS Members (log in to AUGS website required to access feature)

    AUGS Coding Today  (e-mail Mitra Aminrazavi at info@augs.org for a 30-day free trial).

    Fact Sheets

    Coding for Surgical Procedures Involving the Use of Mesh

    Sling Revision and Urethrolysis 

    E&M Form (Sample): Initial Exam


    Links of Interest

    CMS website for CPT coding and bundling

    CMS resource for Physician Supervision of Diagnostic Tests

    CMS website for Meaningful Use

    Disclaimer:
    The Coding and Reimbursement Committee of the American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) assists members with the application of governmental regulations and guidelines regarding terminology and CPT/ICD coding in urogynecologic practice. Such information is intended to assist with the coding process as required by governmental regulation and should not be construed as policy sanctioned by AUGS. AUGS disclaims liability for actions or consequences related to any of the information provided.  AUGS does not endorse the diagnostic protocol or treatment plan designed by the provider.


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