Category Archives: Optometry Billing

Should optometrists be allowed to perform surgeries?

Optometrists are the independent primary health care professionals for the eye; The current trends in optometry billing are driving down the reimbursement process.  Optometrists examine, diagnose, treat, and manage diseases, injuries, and disorders of the visual system, the eye, and … Continue reading

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Standardize your Oncology Documentation to Maximize and Sustain Medicare Reimbursements

More than 1.6 million people are diagnosed with cancer each year in the United States. The growth in the number of people living with cancer is projected to increase from 14.5 million (2014) reaching 18.1 million in 2020. Oncology (surgical, … Continue reading

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Is your Facility Abreast with these Changes in for Medical Coding?

The Healthcare industry at the beginning of 2017 has been hit by sudden regulatory changes in the form of CPT codes for certain billing procedures in Optometry specialty.  Changes in Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) will mark the introduction of the … Continue reading

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10 things to know about ophthalmologists & ophthalmology pay

According to the American Medical Association, the United States as of 2016 has around 25,000 Optometrists, and the numbers are on the rise. With advancements in treating patients via healthcare analytics and EMR documentation, ophthalmology as a job/business is very … Continue reading

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Ask the Right Questions before Outsourcing Your Optometry Billing

Once the optometry practice is set, the next mandatory requirement is the establishment of the optometry billing and coding process for reimbursement from insurance. This process is not only essential, but complex and time-consuming, along with the need for perfection. … Continue reading

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Ensuring zero denied Optometry Claims

Coding and generating bills in optometric practices have turned into an interesting issue in the last couple of years. As somebody who provides end to end medical billing services every year, we get the chance to hear many stories about how … Continue reading

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