CODINGCON 2012: Coding Expert Highlights Urogynecology for Urologists

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  • Orlando, FL (1888PressRelease) May 31, 2012 - Urology practitioners are expected to make their way to CODINGCON ( ( @ ) CODINGCON) 2012, the 5th Annual 2013 Medical Coding Update and Reimbursement Conference as Coding Conferences, LLC recently announced the inclusion of Urology expert Michael Ferragamo, MD, FACS to its growing roster of industry leaders for the event happening in Florida in December this year dot

    Urology is just one of the ten (10) specialty tracks present at this year's medical coding update and reimbursement conference include: Anesthesia, Ambulatory Surgery, Billing and Collection, Ob-Gyn, Orthopaedics, Otolaryngology, Pain Management, Pathology and Clinical Lab, Pediatrics and Urology.

    Dr. Ferragamo is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Urology at the State University of New York, University Hospital and School of Medicine at Stony Brook, Long Island, New York.

    He is also the Senior Urologist with Urocare Associates of New York, a six person private urological practice for which he oversees coding and reimbursement issues. Dr. Ferragamo is a consultant for the Physicians Reimbursement Systems, Denver, Colorado, the America Association of Professional Coders as well as a coding consultant for a number of private practices, medical institutions, clinics, and hospitals including The Lahey Clinic, The Mayo Clinic, Urology Department, Jacksonville, Florida, Arizona Health Science Center, Tucson, Arizona, Section of Urology, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, and the Brookdale Medical Center Campus, Concord Hospital Center for Urological care, McKay Urology, Charlotte, North Carolina, New York University, Department of Urology, New York City, New York, and University Urology at Stony Brook, New York.

    This is what Dr. Ferragamo has to say about one of his sessions, "Urogynecology for the Urologist", "urogynecological and female urological procedures are quickly becoming a major part of many surical practices. This topic will be reviewed to help physicians learn the proper and accurate coding for these various clinical scenarios combining urological and gynecological procedures." Additionally, coding for the various incontinence procedures will be stressed as well as proper diagnoses that allow payment of these procedures.

    For a more detailed Urology Conference Agenda, click here.

    For more information on CODINGCON visit or call 1-866-251-3060 to reserve conference slots today.

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