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What Medicare covers is not always clear-cut. A breakdown of cataract surgery and the rationale for who pays what.
An overview of the new ophthalmic CPT code changes, as well as changes to facility reimbursements and doctor bonuses.
For proper reimbursement, it’s necessary to know which codes cannot be submitted together and how to use modifer -59.
Most vitreous floaters do not require treatment, but for those that do, knowing the appropriate CPT codes is a necessity.
Diagnostic tests beyond eye exams: what constitutes an order; the difference between interpretation and report; and more.
A new survey suggests that electronic health records can affect productivity and introduce new errors in patient charts.
Considerations to keep in mind as practices face continued charting and documentation scrutiny from government agencies.
A new year brings regulatory issues and changes to diagnostic and CPT codes, reimbursements, incentives and more.
An effective informed consent process helps maintain good communication between the physician and patient.
A look at the Medicare requirements and incentives for becoming a “meaningful user” of electronic health records.
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