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.

Telehealth: Friend or Foe

Temporary changes have made this platform useful, but that might not be the case moving forward.
10/15/2020

Special Rules for Special Lenses

Carriers and contract language dictate how you handle the paperwork for medically necessary contact lenses.
08/15/2020

Coding a Suspect

The rules differ when monitoring a patient who hasn’t converted to glaucoma—yet.
07/15/2020

Don’t Run Afoul of Imaging Rules

Here’s why the CCI edits matter when coding for your high-tech retinal exam.
06/15/2020

Ocular Surface Coding Potpourri

Keep this compendium handy when treating your dry eye patients.
05/15/2020

Minor Procedures, Major Rules

Knowledge of the right coding process is power—and helps you sleep at night.
04/15/2020

A Critical Update For Telehealth In Response To COVID-19

The healthcare crisis has led to an emergency response and waiving of rules to provide remote services to your patients.
03/20/2020

Spring—and Pollen—is in the Air

Are you ready for ocular allergy season? New testing could make it a breeze.
03/15/2020

The Future of Case Histories

Recent and upcoming changes in how you take these can make you more efficient.
02/15/2020

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

Upcoming Events

October 28, 2020

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients With Diabetic Retinal Disease: Early Detection, Monitoring, and Timely Referral
Speakers: Lloyd Clark, MD, and Mark T. Dunbar, OD, FAAO
10:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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November 2, 2020

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients With Diabetic Retinal Disease: Early Detection, Monitoring, and Timely Referral
Speakers: Blake A. Cooper, MD, FACS, and A. Paul Chous, MA, OD, FAAO
10:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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November 4, 2020

Establishing a Partnership in the Effective Management of Patients With Diabetic Retinal Disease: Early Detection, Monitoring, and Timely Referral
Speakers: David RP. Almeida, MD, MBA, PhD, and Leo P. Semes, OD, FAAO
9:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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