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.

It’s Time For a Reboot

The new year is the best time to make sure your medical record-keeping practices have a solid foundation.
01/15/2020

Changes Afoot For Retinal Exams

Be on the lookout for these new codes and definitions in 2020.
12/15/2019

Coding in More Ways Than One

When a patient has more than one condition concurrently, the medical record can get messy. Here’s how to stay on track.
11/15/2019

Sensory Motor Testing Defined

Know when you need more than a basic exam—and how to code for it.
10/15/2019

Me and My OCT

Maximize your technology—for the good of your patients and your practice.
09/15/2019

Not Covered? No Problem

Financial waivers of liability are the key to getting paid in today’s world.
08/15/2019

Glaucoma Coding in Five Steps

Use your toolbox wisely to protect you and your patients.
07/15/2019

Coding the “Diabetic” Eye Exam

Doing it the wrong way could put you in the line of fire.
06/15/2019

Three Steps to Dry Eye Coding

Don’t let the myriad testing and treatment options fool you into using all of them every time.
05/15/2019

RCE: Code Correctly, Again and Again

The condition may be frustrating to treat, but the coding doesn’t have to be.
04/15/2019

Upcoming Events

February 14-17, 2020

Annual Winter Ophthalmic Conference
Location: The Westin Snowmass Conference Center
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO, and Leo Semes, OD, FACMO, FAAO
Up to 17 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

Register here

April 16-18, 2020

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO
Up to 19 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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April 18-19, 2020

Optometric Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Society—Austin
Location: Omni Barton Creek
Program Chair: Tracy Schroeder Swartz, OD, MS, FAAO
Up to 10 CE Credits (COPE approval pending)

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