Control of postoperative pain is usually considered follow-up care similar to wound care, removal of sutures, and other related services.
If possible, contracts based on straight percentage of Medicare should be avoided.
What is considered the usual postoperative bleeding time following a transurethral resection of the prostate?
If the conversion factor cut stands, urologists' Medicare income will decrease overall by about 5%.
What you discuss with patients and when you do it can make a difference in how you code