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.

In Your Practice…and Wallet

How you make your money now affects your practice value long-term.
10/15/2018

Playing with Fire: OCT-A Coding

Know the reimbursement rules before you invest.
09/15/2018

Corneal—and Coding—Protection

Billing for a bandage contact lens is simple—until it isn’t. Here’s how to do it correctly.
08/15/2018

Minor League Coding

With increased scope of practice comes increased risk; let’s revisit the rules pertaining to minor surgical procedures?
07/15/2018

A Coding Crystal Ball

The comprehensive error rate testing program can provide valuable claims data to help you stay ahead of the game.
06/15/2018

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

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)
Register here

November 30-December 1, 2018

The Optometric Retina Society and Review Group Vision Care Education Present: Retina Update 2018
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
Program Chair: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO
Up to 11 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

December 14-15, 2018

West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
Location:
 Monarch Hotel, Dana Point, CA
Program Chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, and Robert N. Weinreb, OD
Up to 12 CE credits (COPE approval pending)
Register here

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