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Welcome to the AUGS Coding Resource Community

The Coding Resource community is your go-to place for all coding and reimbursement resources. Resources available have been developed with assistance from the AUGS Coding and Reimbursement Committee.

Features include:

  • a discussion area to ask questions regarding coding practices, suggestions and questioning (including AUGS committee members).
  • Appeal tool kits to address billing concerns such as MUS at time of ASC (coming soon)
  • Current and archive fact sheets
  • Archived knowledge base of common coding questions
  • Coding Articles
  • Discounted membership access to Coding Today

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 Q&A

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    The Trump Administration announced expanded Medicare telehealth coverage that will enable beneficiaries to receive a wider range of healthcare services from their doctors without having to travel to a healthcare facility. Beginning on March 6, 2020, Medicare-administered ...

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    The explanation you are submitting, in my mind would seem to be appropriate. I have consulted a very knowledgable coding specialist and her recommendation was to add the official CMS attestation to what you are already submitting. I have attached the ...

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    Thank you for your response. Our question is narrowly focused on how to document the necessity of an additional faculty surgeon in cases where the need for an assistant is well established, and which we feel are above the level of training for residents, ...

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