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For over 25 years the PRS Network has provided quality products, services, data and education to help clinicians meet the demands of the ever-changing arena of reimbursement. While still in private practice the PRS Network founder, M. Ray Painter, MD, realized that keeping up with the escalating demands of Medicare and private payers was becoming too burdensome for overworked clinicians. In response to that realization, he founded the PRS Network to assist his colleagues with the process of obtaining accurate reimbursement while adhering to the complex, rules and regulations.

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Latest Articles

Health care market shift presents opportunities

Written by Mark Painter and Ray Painter, M.D.

June 19, 2014

The changes in health care are fast and furious. Remember that in any massive change there is opportunity. For the office that is willing to make the changes, the silver lining is that health care is moving to a more retail-oriented environment. When the dust settles, the opportunity for your office to regain control of how your patients are treated is right in front of you. [Read More...]

How to use CPT 52356 for removing multiple stones

Written by Mark Painter and Ray Painter, M.D.

May 14, 2014

In one of my recent cases, there were three stones in three separate locations of the right kidney and one small stone on the left. I pulverized one with lithotripsy, then manipulated the second stone into position to perform lithotripsy on it. I then manipulated the third stone into position to perform lithotripsy on it. Following this, I flushed out the kidney thoroughly and could see no additional fragments. I inserted an indwelling stent on the right. I elected to insert a stent on the left side but did not perform any other procedures on the left. How do I code for that using the new code, 52356?

As with many cases, there are two answers to your question. [Read More...]