AUA CodingPlus Part Four (2024)

November 20, 2024

AUA CODINGPLUS PART FOUR (2024)

Essential Urology Coding Updates to Optimize your Practice


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:

  • Live virtual access to FOUR urology-specific coding and reimbursement courses offered in March, June, September and November of 2024.
  • On-demand access to the recordings of all four courses.
  • Plus **BONUS** content available to help deepen your grasp on HCPCS G2211 and CPT code changes effective on 1/1/24, and ensure optimal reimbursements. Bonus content included with AUA CodingPlus Part One. 

Features urologic coding experts Jonathan N. Rubenstein, MD and Edna R. Maldonado, CPC, ASC-UR, ICD-10-CM AHIMA Trainer!

 


AUA CodingPlus Part Four (2024)

Live Virtual: Offered November/December 2024 | 7:00 - 8:30 pm ET (actual TBD based on release of 2025 Final Rule)

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

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

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR AUA CODINGPLUS (2024) EDUCATIONAL SERIES

Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

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. Proficiently 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 Value Unit (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
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 Non-Physician Participation
Course opens: 
02/01/2024
Course expires: 
11/20/2027
Event starts: 
11/20/2024 - 7:00pm EST
Event ends: 
11/20/2024 - 8:30pm EST
Rating: 
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AUA CodingPlus Part Four (2024)

Live Virtual: Offered November/December 2024 | 7:00 - 8:30 pm ET (actual TBD based on release of 2025 Final Rule)

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

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

AUA CodingPlus Part Four (2024) will be held virtually in November/December 2024 at 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. ET. (exact date TBD based on release of the 2025 Final Rule)

***Instructions***

  1. After registering for the course, click on the TAKE COURSE button.
  2. Click “Start” under "Live Virtual Course" in the Course Progress pane.
  3. Click on the link provided to register in advance for this virtual course.
  4. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the virtual course. 

Faculty Disclosures will be posted here at the start of the course. 

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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 this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 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.

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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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Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 Non-Physician Participation