June 20, 2013 EyeCare Webinar: The Twenty Top Coding and Billing Questions

This 50 minute Webinar will succinctly and clearly answer theĀ 20 questions most Optometrists and Ophthalmologists cannot answer correctly. Whether you are a coding and billing veteran or a complete newbie, you owe it to yourself and your practice to see if you could be missing important information.

  1. Is dilation required for the 92004 and 92014 codes?
  2. What elements are required for the comprehensive exam (920xx)?
  3. How many total elements are available for the exam (astounding how many optometrists don’t know this answer)
  4. What code is used for a routine vision exam?
  5. What is the number one reason one should not report a 92004 or 92014 code?
  6. When will a medical insurance carrier pay on code 92015 if they do not provide refractive coverage?
  7. What is a carrier-specific rule?
  8. Should you use modifiers E1-E4 with epilation?
  9. What is MOD-GY for and is it required?
  10. How do I submit a co-management claim for the cataract surgery for the second eye during the global period of the first?
  11. How do you report the removal of rust rings?
  12. What is an example of an incorrect use of modifier 25?
  13. How is modifier 59 used?
  14. Should I report codes 99050 and 99058?
  15. Which codes are inherently bilateral and where do I find this information?
  16. Which codes are paid 100% on each eye?
  17. Should I use S codes for discounts or a time-of-service discount?
  18. I have 100 denied claims; what would happen if I re-filed all of them without any changes?
  19. What is the main issue with pachymetry?
  20. What are the most common reasons for denials on post-cataract glasses?

– Jeff

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