Ray Painter

It's time to declare war on costly billing mistakesIn this article, we will review mistakes made throughout the billing, documentation, and coding processes and what you can do to prevent them.
How to code for robotic cystolithotomy, diverticulectomy"When submitting an unlisted code for a procedure, you of course need to submit your documentation and we recommend a cover letter or explanation of the service including a comparative value or charge based on a similar code," write Ray Painter, MD, and Mark Painter.
When can modifier –25 be used with an E/M code?Ray Painter, MD, and Mark Painter address some misunderstandings involving evaluation and management coding.
Top 12 practice management articles of 2017Our most-read practice management articles covered topics including reimbursement, personal finance, and EHR fraud.
Medicare final rule: Urologists’ pay set to decrease (again)In this article, we provide a summary of CPT changes for 2018, the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule final rule, and the final rule for the Quality Payment Program.
How to get reimbursed for BPH water vapor ablation
Practice ‘report card’ tracks performance
How to bill for discontinued vasectomy procedure
Proposed MIPS rule modifies 2018 requirementsThe proposed rule for MACRA and the Merit-based Incentive Payment System program was released June 21, 2017-- As expected, the program requiring the implementation of the new MIPS scoring system and incentives to move to alternative payment models will continue.
What happens when prior auths don’t match services provided?
What happens when prior auths don’t match services provided?