AUA CodingPlus (2024)

June 26, 2024 to November 20, 2024

Calling All Urology Coders, Practice Managers, and Providers! 

AUA CODINGPLUS (2024)

Essential Urology Coding Updates to Optimize Your Practice

Live Virtual AND On-Demand Content Included

A comprehensive educational experience tailored to meet the dynamic needs of urology coders, practice administrators, and physicians, AUA CodingPlus (2024) delivers an in-depth exploration of the critical updates and regulatory shifts shaping urology coding and reimbursement in 2025 by providing crucial, real-time, urological coding updates throughout the year. With a focus on the most current issues and challenges facing urology practices in the realm of coding, billing and reimbursement, this four-part educational series empowers practices to thrive amidst the evolving healthcare paradigm. Don't miss this exclusive opportunity to equip yourself and your practice with the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve success in today’s urology landscape. REGISTER TODAY!

AUA CodingPlus (2024) includes:

  • INSTANT ACCESS to the on-demand recording of CodingPlus (2024) Part One. 
  • LIVE VIRTUAL ACCESS to Parts Two, Three and Four scheduled to stream live respectively on June 26, September 25, and in November/December of 2024.
  • ON-DEMAND ACCESS to the recordings of Parts Two, Three and Four as they become available
  • BONUS CONTENT available to help deepen your grasp on HCPCS G2211 and CPT code changes effective on 1/1/24 and ensure optimal reimbursements.
  • FEATURES urologic coding experts Jonathan N. Rubenstein, MD and Edna R. Maldonado, CPC, ASC-UR!

*Please note: On-demand course recordings are non-CME and non-CEU

Top Five Reasons AUA CodingPlus (2024) is a Must-Have!

  1. Stay Ahead of the Curve: Equip your urology practice for a successful 2024 with timely urologic coding updates!
  2. Tap into Expertise: Learn from AUA's industry-leading experts and gain valuable insights.
  3. Optimize Reimbursements: Stay up to date with the latest CPT codes and E/M updates to enhance your reimbursement strategies in 2024.
  4. Enhance Efficiency: Adapt your practice swiftly for improved operational efficiency in the upcoming year.
  5. Stay Competitive: Be among the first to receive vital updates throughout the year to maintain your competitive edge.

Course Registration Fees (Includes live virtual and on-demand*) 

AUA CodingPlus (2024) 

Member Category

Standard Price

Member/PMN

$205

Non-member

$250

*Please note: On-demand course recordings are non-CME and non-CEU

Target Audience

  • Practice Administrators
  • Practice Managers
  • Coders
  • Physicians
  • Anyone involved with the day-to-day management of urologic practice

Learning Objectives

AUA CodingPlus Part One (2024)

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will: 

  1. Describe and apply appropriate use of HCPCS code G2211(complexity add-on code) in urology.
  2. Describe and apply appropriate use of CPT 99459 Female Pelvic Exam.
  3. Discuss updates about use of new CPT codes for 2024 including 52284, 0816T-0819T.
  4. Recognize how the Change Healthcare issue may affect urology practices. 

AUA CodingPlus Part Two (2024)

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will: 

  1. Explain answers and solutions to current urology coding and billing issues and challenges.
  2. Recognize and identify current issues within their urology practice to improve coding and billing operations and reimbursements.
  3. Describe new Category III codes for July 1, 2024
  4. Discuss new bladder cancer intravesical therapies and how to report therapies for non-muscle invasive bladder cancer

AUA CodingPlus Part Three (2024)

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will: 

  1. Describe the key components and implications of the 2025 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Proposed Rule.
  2. Apply the intricacies of the 2025 MPFS Proposed Rule for accurate CPT coding practices.
  3. Navigate the nuances of ever-evolving E/M coding by accurately selecting codes that reflect the complexity and nature of patient encounters, and effectively optimizing coding strategies for enhanced documentation and reimbursement.

AUA CodingPlus Part Four (2024)

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will: 

  1. Explain the major impacts of the 2025 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Final Rule on the field of urology.
  2. Navigate and apply the latest updates to the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and Evaluation & Management (E/M) coding systems.
  3. Recognize the implications for urological services of the 2025 Relative Unit Value (RVU) and Resource-Based Relative Value Scale (RBRVS) valuations and strategically adjust coding and documentation practices to ensure equitable reimbursement while maintaining compliance with regulations.
Course summary
Course opens: 
02/01/2024
Course expires: 
11/20/2027
Event starts: 
06/26/2024 - 7:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
11/20/2024 - 8:30pm EST
Price:
$250.00
Rating: 
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AUA CodingPlus (2024): Live Virtual & On-Demand - Program Information


AUA CodingPlus Part One (2024)

Live Virtual: Offered on Wednesday, March 27, 2024 | 7:00 - 8:30 pm ET

On-Demand: Available Monday, April 1, 2024 (Please note: On-demand course recordings are non-CME and non-CEU)

Description

AUA CodingPlus Part One (2024) will explore and examine the newest CPT coding changes in urology that took effect on January 1, 2024. Urology coding experts will advise on the appropriate use of CPT codes, hospital Evaluation & Management (E/M) codes, and HCPCS add-on code G2211 as well as dissect and review real-life examples, any current issues, and provide answers to your most frequently asked questions. Attend this virtual course to experience a thorough, in-depth analysis of these new code changes that will enable you to avoid common coding and billing errors and increase the efficiency of your practice. Don't miss this exclusive opportunity to equip yourself and your practice with the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve success in today’s urology landscape. Register today!

Key Topics Covered

  • HCPCS Add –on Code G2211: Examining the Details
  • CPT 99459 - Female Pelvic Exam
  • CPT 52284: Cystourethroscopy with Urethral Balloon Dilation and Therapeutic Drug Delivery
  • Category III - Tibial Neurostimulator Services
  • Change Healthcare

AUA CodingPlus Part Two (2024)

Live Virtual: Offered on Wednesday, June 26, 2024 | 7:00 - 8:30 pm ET

On-Demand: Available Monday, July 1, 2024 (Please note: On-demand course recordings are non-CME and non-CEU)

Description

AUA CodingPlus Part Two (2024), designed to address your most frequently asked questions and concerns, will explore current issues and challenges in urology coding and billing. Gain insights from urology coding experts, and submit your questions to receive comprehensive answers, ensuring a comprehensive understanding for direct application into the coding and billing operations of your practice. Don't miss this exclusive opportunity to equip yourself and your practice with the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve success in today’s urology landscape. Register today!

Key Topics Covered

  • Urology Coding and Billing: Current Issues/Challenges
  • Most Frequently Asked Questions*: Comprehensive Answers and Direct Application into Urology Practice Coding and Billing Operations

* Participants will be asked to submit questions before the course that will be directly addressed and during the live virtual program.


    AUA CodingPlus Part Three (2024)

    Live Virtual: Offered on Wednesday, September 25, 2024 | 7:00 - 8:30 pm ET

    On-Demand: Available Monday, September 30, 2024 (Please note: On-demand course recordings are non-CME and non-CEU)

    Description

    AUA CodingPlus Part Three (2024) will delve into the intricacies of the 2025 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Proposed Rule. Join us for this specialized virtual course tailored to enhance your coding expertise within the realm of urology. This comprehensive virtual experience goes beyond the surface, equipping you with an in-depth understanding of the MPFS proposed rule and its impact on both CPT and Evaluation & Management (E/M) codes. Our esteemed presenters, well versed in the complexities of urological coding, will guide you through every nuance, empowering you to master the changes that lie ahead. Don't miss this exclusive opportunity to equip yourself and your practice with the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve success in today’s urology landscape. Register today!

    Key Topics Covered

    • Medicare Proposed Rule 2025
    • New and Revised CPT Codes of Interest to Urology
    • Proposed Conversion Factor Changes and Impact on Urology

    AUA CodingPlus Part Four (2024)

    Live Virtual: Offered in November/December 2024 (actual date TBD based on release of the 2025 MFPS Final Rule)

    On-Demand: TBD (Please note: On-demand course recordings are non-CME and non-CEU)

    Description

    A comprehensive educational experience tailored to meet the dynamic needs of urology coders, practice administrators, and physicians, AUA CodingPlus Part Four (2024) will deliver an in-depth exploration of the critical updates and regulatory shifts shaping urology coding and reimbursement in 2025. With a focus on the 2025 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Final Rule, the latest CPT and E/M coding updates, and the intricacies of 2025 RUC valuations, participants will be equipped to thrive amidst the evolving healthcare paradigm. Don't miss this exclusive opportunity to equip yourself and your practice with the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve success in today’s urology landscape. Register today!

    Key Topics Covered

    • 2025 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Final Rule
    • Evaluation & Management (E/M) updates
    • 2025 CPT Codes and RUC Valuations

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    FACULTY DISCLOSURES

    Name

    Company Name

    Relationship Type

    End Date

    Edna Maldonado, CPC

    Nothing to disclose

    Jonathan Rubenstein, MD

    Nothing to disclose

    AUA Office of Education Staff has nothing to disclose.

    All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

    AUA ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

    ACCREDITATION:

    The American Urological Association (AUA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    CREDIT DESIGNATION:

    The American Urological Association designates these live activities for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    OTHER LEARNERS:

    The AUA is not accredited to offer credit to participants who are not MDs or DOs. However, the AUA will issue documentation of participation that states that the activity was certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

    EVIDENCE BASED CONTENT:

    It is the policy of the AUA to ensure that the content contained in this CME activity is valid, fair, balanced, scientifically rigorous, and free of commercial bias.

    AUA DISCLOSURE POLICY:

    All persons in a position to control the content of an educational activity (i.e., activity planners, presenters, authors) are required to disclose to the provider all financial relationships with any commercial interest (aka ineligible company) during the previous 24 months. The AUA must determine if the individual’s relationships may influence the educational content and mitigate any conflicts of interest prior to the commencement of the educational activity. The intent of this disclosure is not to prevent individuals with relevant financial relationships from participating, but rather to provide learners information with which they can make their own judgments.

    MITIGATION OF IDENTIFIED CONFLICTS OF INTEREST:

    All disclosures will be reviewed by the AUA Conflict of Interest (COI) Review Work Group Chair and/or Vice Chair for identification of conflicts of interest. The AUA COI Review Work Group, working with Office of Education staff, will document the mechanism(s) for management and mitigation of the conflict of interest and final approval of the activity will be documented prior to implementation.

    OFF-LABEL OR UNAPPROVED USE OF DRUGS OR DEVICES: 

    The audience is advised that this continuing medical education activity may contain reference(s) to off-label or unapproved uses of drugs or devices. Please consult the prescribing information for full disclosure of approved uses.

     
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    AUA CODINGPLUS (2024) 

    Course Registration Fees (Includes live virtual and on-demand*)

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    *Please note: On-demand course recordings are non-CME and non-CEU

    AUA CodingPlus (2024) 

    Member Category

    Standard Price

    Member/PMN

    $205

    Non-member

    $250

     


    CANCELLATION POLICY

    Live Course: An administrative fee of 15% is assessed if registration is cancelled up to six weeks prior to the course. If registration is cancelled four to six weeks from the course, the cancellation fee is 50% of the registration fee paid. No registration fees will be refunded less than four weeks prior to the course. 

    Webcast: Cancellations must be made no later than one week prior to the live course. Subscription fees will not be refunded after the cancellation period. Purchases after the live course date are not eligible for a refund. 

    Registration Transfer: Customers switching from an option of lesser value to a higher value will be required to pay the difference in cost between the two options. Switching to an option of lesser value from a higher value must be made no later than to six weeks prior to the course and will be subject to an administrative fee of 15% of the cost of the course from which they are transferring. Transfer of registration from a higher value option to an option of lesser value past six weeks prior to the course will not receive a refund. 

    Cancellations must be made in writing. Requests may be made via mail or fax to 410-689-3912.  Questions? Call 1-800-908-9414 or email registration@AUAnet.org.  


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    AUA Anti-Harassment Policy

    AUA Commitment: AUA is committed to providing a safe and productive meeting environment that fosters open dialogue and the exchange of scientific ideas and is free of harassment and discrimination. All meeting participants are expected to behave professionally and treat others with respect, follow venue rules, and alert AUA staff or security of any dangerous situations or anyone in distress. 

    Reporting Harassment: It is the policy of the AUA that all meeting participants will enjoy an environment free from discrimination, harassment or retaliation. Harassing behavior by meeting participants will not be tolerated. If an individual experiences or witnesses harassment, he or she should contact Janet Skorepa, AUA EVP, at jskorepa@AUAnet.org or Maureen E. Cones, Esq., AUA General Counsel, at mcones@auanet.org or use a venue phone and ask for security if he or she feels unsafe. All complaints will be treated seriously and responded to promptly. 

    The AUA reserves the right to take any action deemed necessary and appropriate, including refusing or revoking the registration of any individual, without refund, as long as such refusal is consistent with applicable law and AUA policy. 

    Disclaimer: The opinions and recommendations expressed by faculty, authors and other experts whose input is included in this program are their own and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of the American Urological Association (AUA). 

    Consent to Use of Photographic Images: Registration and attendance at or participation in AUA meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to AUA's use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee's image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities. 

    Audio, Video, Photographic Equipment: The use of audio, video and other photographic recording equipment by attendees is prohibited inside AUA meeting rooms. 

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    Special Assistance/Dietary Needs: The AUA complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act §12112(a). If any participant is in need of special assistance or has any dietary restrictions, a written request should be submitted at least one month in advance. For additional assistance with your request please call 1-800-908-9414.