Practice Management

Tips on how to get started with telemedicine

May 08, 2020

A group of experts answer the question: What are some words of advice you would give to somebody who's new to telemedicine based upon your experience?

Teleurology: Are virtual hospital consults feasible?

May 08, 2020

Jonathan Rubenstein, MD, John Gore, MD, MS, Aaron Spitz, MD, and Eugene Rhee, MD, discuss urologists’ potential use of telemedicine for hospital consults.

How relaxing of Medicare rules has affected telemedicine adoption

May 05, 2020

In this video, experts discuss the relaxing of Medicare rules regarding telemedicine and how this has affected its adoption.

Pandemic forces rapid switch to virtual visits

May 01, 2020

In this video, a panel of telemedicine experts discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic led to rapid adoption of telemedicine visits at their practice.

CARES Act: Here’s what physicians should know

May 01, 2020

The bill provides coverage of nonreimbursable expenses attributed to COVID-19, writes Jeff Witz, CFP.

Four lessons urology practices can learn from the pandemic

April 17, 2020

Replacing office visits with virtual visits may become the new normal, writes Robert A. Dowling, MD.

How to code for urologic care during the COVID-19 pandemic

April 10, 2020

"CMS has clarified that it will not enforce the requirement that remote services be reported only for patients with whom the physician has a prior relationship, allowing you to provide new patient visits remotely (99201-99205)," write Jonathan Rubenstein, MD, and Mark Painter.

Utilization review data: How do payers view your practice?

April 07, 2020

"Many companies understand your utilization, payment, and prescribing data much more thoroughly than you might think," writes Robert A. Dowling, MD.

COVID-19 and market fluctuation: What you should do

March 24, 2020

Avoid making decisions motivated by emotion and fear, advises Jeff Witz, CFP.

What is included in global period for TURP?

March 18, 2020

"A 90-day global procedure means that the work for the procedure and associated care has already been factored into the payment for the code, typically including 1 day preoperative work, work on the day of the procedure, and the work that is typical for 90 days beginning the day after surgery," write Jonathan Rubenstein, MD, and Mark Painter.