Reader Question: When Does ICD-10 PCS Apply?

Question: Should we be capturing ICD-10-PCS codes in our eye care practice? We currently use ICD-10-CM but we have never used ICD-10-PCS codes. Supercoder.com Subscriber

Posted on: 15 December 2017 | 4:12 am

Reader Question: Know When You Can Report Modifiers 24, 25 Together

Question: Can we ever report modifiers 24 and 25 on the same claim? Sueprcoder.com Subscriber Answer: Yes. You can use modifiers 24 (Unrelated evaluation [...]

Posted on: 15 December 2017 | 4:12 am

Practice Management: Streamline Office Flow by Evaluating How Many Patients Your Docs Can Realistically See

Once you know the “true” schedule, you can create a system that keeps patients flowing through the practice. Establishing a successful patient flow at your eye care [...]

Posted on: 15 December 2017 | 4:12 am

Reader Question: Doctors, Coders Can Work Together With These Tips

Question: I have a doctor that wants to see in writing where she has to document anywhere in her note, other than the diagnosis code she chose, the specificity of [...]

Posted on: 15 December 2017 | 4:12 am

Part B Claims: 10 Mistakes to Avoid When Submitting Your Medicare Claims

Follow these tips, straight from the Medicare reps, to get your claims paid quickly. If your eye care practice is tired of receiving denials and requests for [...]

Posted on: 15 December 2017 | 4:12 am

You Be the Coder: Know When EO Is Separately Reportable

Question: Is extended ophthalmoscopy (EO) included in a general ophthalmic examination or can we report it separately? Also, when is it acceptable to report EO bilaterally? Supercoder.com [...]

Posted on: 15 December 2017 | 4:12 am

Reader Question: Beware of EHRs That Auto-Populate

Question: I am the new office manager at an eye care practice that uses EHRs that have templates in them that auto-populate certain notes from previous visits. I've heard this [...]

Posted on: 15 December 2017 | 4:12 am

Reader Question: Prep System for New Medicare Numbers Next Year

Question: We have a lot of patients asking about the new Medicare cards, but no one has theirs yet and a lot of confusion exists. Can you advise?

Posted on: 15 December 2017 | 4:12 am

Reader Question: Know When Modifiers TC, 26 Apply

Question: How should we code for a visual field test ordered by a doctor outside the practice, which will be sent back to the ordering doctor for interpretation?

Posted on: 15 December 2017 | 4:12 am

Compliance: High-Profile Ophthalmologist Could Get 30 Years in Prison for Medicare Fraud

Avoid his mistakes to ensure you don't get caught in the government's crosshairs. Overbilling medications and reporting bilateral codes for unilateral services may seem like simple mistakes, [...]

Posted on: 15 December 2017 | 4:12 am