Jonathan Rubenstein, MD

Rubenstein is compliance officer and medical director of coding and reimbursement, United Urology Group and Chesapeake Urology, in Towson, Maryland.


What are the reimbursement implications when a patient brings their own catheter?

July 05, 2021

"It is clear that if a practice were to require or encourage all or some of their patients to supply their own catheters, it would be considered a violation of your Medicare participation and could result in takebacks, fines, or even exclusion from Medicare," write Jonathan Rubenstein, MD, and Mark Painter.

Why CPT 38571 plus modifier 52 is recommended in this RALP case

May 25, 2021

"Either way the service is reported, the payer should require documentation be submitted for review prior to payment, and the use of the –52 on the 38571 will provide more appropriate guidance for reimbursement processing," write Jonathan Rubenstein, MD, and Mark Painter.