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.

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

Coding Cataract Comanagement

What you do determines how you code it—and get paid.
12/15/2017

Steer Clear of the Coding Rut

Every patient’s office visit is different and, often, so is the coding.
11/15/2017

Get the Picture: Coding MGD Imaging

Is educating patients with ocular surface imaging billable to carriers?
10/15/2017

Combining Images, Not Codes

With new OCT technology comes new coding do’s and don’ts.
09/15/2017

Coding Long-term Medications

Understanding the fundamentals is key to a long and happy life of reimbursement.
08/15/2017

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)
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