Coding

Playing with Fire: OCT-A Coding

Know the reimbursement rules before you invest.
09/15/2018

The Compromised Cornea: Take Cover

Bandage contact lenses are crucial for corneal protection, but can present both clinical and coding challenges. Here’s what you need to know.
08/15/2018

Corneal—and Coding—Protection

Billing for a bandage contact lens is simple—until it isn’t. Here’s how to do it correctly.
08/15/2018

Minor League Coding

With increased scope of practice comes increased risk; let’s revisit the rules pertaining to minor surgical procedures?
07/15/2018

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

Upcoming Events

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

December 14-15, 2018

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location:
 Monarch Hotel, Dana Point, CA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

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