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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.
Sling Revision and Urethrolysis
E&M Form (Sample): Initial Exam
Coding for Robotic Surgery
Coding for Urodynamic Procedures
Posterior Tibial Nerve Stimulation (PTNS) Therapy
Coding for Laparoscopic Sacral Colpopexy
Coding for Botox Injections
Answers to Your Coding Questions
The AUGS Coding Q&A is a forum for member questions to be answered by the AUGS Coding and Reimbursement Committee. Members can browse archived questions and submit their own questions.
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Understanding the RUC Survey Instrument
Establishing Reimbursement Amounts for Procedures, It’s in Your Hands!
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, 2015
NCCI Chart with PTP edits and descriptors
NCCI Letter 6/2016- Codes 51860, 51865, 51880, 52000
NCCI Letter 10/2016- Codes 57267
NCCI Letter 12/2015- Codes 58552-585542
NCCI Letter 10/2015- Codes: 44005 and 58660
NCCI Letter 11/2014- Codes 52000
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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CMS Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for CY 2017
CMS website for CPT coding and bundling
CMS resource for Physician Supervision of Diagnostic Tests
CMS website for Meaningful Use
International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM)