Coding Connection

Avoid claims denials and keep your patient care efforts financially sound with the insights and expertise of John Rumpakis, OD, MBA, Clinical Coding Editor.

A Coding Crystal Ball

The comprehensive error rate testing program can provide valuable claims data to help you stay ahead of the game.
06/15/2018

Documenting for the Long Haul

You’ve got to get it right the first time when coding for long-term medication use.
05/15/2018

No Sneaking Around this Code

Modifier -59 should be a last resort. Here’s how to use it wisely.
04/15/2018

The Buzz on Electrodiagnostics

While increasingly useful in the clinic, don’t assume coverage is automatic.
03/15/2018

The Coding is in the Details

Using new technologies to screen for early disease can be great for patient care—as long as you use them wisely.
02/15/2018

What Are You Worth?

Timely fee analysis and periodic restructuring is essential to practice success.
01/15/2018

Coding Cataract Comanagement

What you do determines how you code it—and get paid.
12/15/2017

Steer Clear of the Coding Rut

Every patient’s office visit is different and, often, so is the coding.
11/15/2017

Get the Picture: Coding MGD Imaging

Is educating patients with ocular surface imaging billable to carriers?
10/15/2017

Combining Images, Not Codes

With new OCT technology comes new coding do’s and don’ts.
09/15/2017

Upcoming Events

September 21-22, 2018

East Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location:
 Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

November 2-4, 2018

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care Arlington
Location:
 The Westin Arlington Gateway
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

November 30-December 1, 2018

The Optometric Retina Society and Review Group Vision Care Education Present: Retina Update 2018
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

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