The CPT code may have certain required elements, and if you don’t put all of those in the report, you don’t get credit for doing the procedure. Or if the coders go ahead and code it, you could get audited later. So if someone goes to jail for fraudulent coding, you’ll be on the line as well as the coder, as the interventional radiologist—because you are ultimately responsible for what you bill.—Katharine L. Krol, MD, FSIR
Warren Krackov, MD, FSIR, speaks with interventional radiologist Katharine L. Krol, MD, FSIR, about how interventional radiologists can make sure that they’re getting appropriately reimbursed and what SIR has done to fight Medicare cuts.
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Note: This episode was recorded on March 13, 2021.
SIR thanks Boston Scientific for its support of this episode.