That which cannot be delegated – Ophthalmology Management
Ophthalmologists want and need to be as efficient with their time as possible, but some tasks cannot be delegated. One such task is the evaluation of surgical patients and obtaining their informed consent before cataract surgery.
This article answers the following questions:
- What is the surgeon’s responsibility?
- What are the potential liabilities?
- Are there special issues with optometric evaluations?
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: