Bandage Contact Lens Basics – Ophthalmology Management

The placement of therapeutic bandage contact lenses have undergone coding changes. I’ll review the reimbursement challenges here.

This article answers the following questions:

  • What is a bandage contact lens?
  • When will Medicare cover a BCL?
  • How is a BCL billed?
  • What other reimbursement challenges should we expect?

This article was published in Ophthalmology Management’s Coding & Reimbursement column, which is written by Corcoran’s Executive Vice-President, Suzanne Corcoran, COE. To view the entire article in Ophthalmology Management, click on the link below:

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