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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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    As has been previously reported, in the 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule released this past November, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized sweeping changes for documenting and paying for Evaluation and Management ...

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    Coding Committee Response: Both codes mentioned in your question are valued in a facility setting with regional or general anesthesia. 57295 is revision of vaginal graft via vaginal approach and 57415 is removal of a vaginal foreign body after failed ...

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    Removed vaginal mesh in the office. Not sure if I should use 57415 or 57295 as CPT code. My doc had put mesh in her a few months earlier. List the ICD -10 codes used along with the linked CPT codes/any modifiers attached to the bill: ICD-10: T83.721A ...

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