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.

Spring Renewal

With the change of the seasons comes opportunity.
05/15/2021

Biological Alternative

Amniotic membranes could be the best corneal treatment option in a number of cases.
04/15/2021

Keep Order in Your Sights

Maintaining your process and sequence is important for peace of mind.
03/15/2021

Specificity is the Spice of Life

Not only does each CPT code have a distinct definition—it also reflects the characteristics for a specific procedure.
02/15/2021

New Year, New Rules

Review the latest changes to the coding system so you can start off on the right foot.
01/15/2021

Comanagement Goes Premium

More patients are interested in premium IOLs and advanced refractive techniques. Here’s how you handle the coding.
12/15/2020

New Codes: A Waiting Game

Carriers may not pay yet, but Category III codes are crucial, particularly for a number of new ocular surface procedures
11/15/2020

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

Upcoming Events

May 18, 2021

Genetic Testing: A New Frontier in Management of Inherited Retinal Diseases
Location: Virtual Event
Speaker: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
8:00pm EST
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May 20, 2021

Understanding Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO and Nancy M. Holekamp, MD
8:00–9:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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April 27, 2021

Early Identification and Timely Referral
Location: Virtual Event
Speakers: Carolyn Majcher, OD, FAAO, FORS and Dilsher S. Dhoot, MD
9:00–10:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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