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Coding

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. 
 

Coding Fact Sheets

N99 Coding 

Pessary Coding

Sling Revision and Urethrolysis

E&M Form (Sample): Initial Exam

Coding for Robotic Surgery

Coding for Urodynamic Procedures

Posterior Tibial Nerve Stimulation (PTNS) Therapy

Urethral Bulking

Sacral Neuromodulation

Coding for Laparoscopic Sacral Colpopexy
 

Answers to Your Coding Questions

Coding Q&A
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. 

AUGSCodingToday
AUGSCodingToday provides precise medical coding information and claims processing instruction to maximize physician reimbursement dollars. E-mail Tresha Russell at tresha@augs.org for a 30-day free trial.
 

General Reimbursement Updates

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
 

CMS NCCI Letters

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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