Glaucoma coding: 2015 brings changes – Ophthalmology Management
This month, I will tackle what practices face in the new year with regard to changes to glaucoma coding. For 2015, coding and reimbursement for tube shunt procedures will change significantly — and not in ways glaucoma specialists will appreciate. The result is an overall reduction in Medicare reimbursement.
This article addresses the following subjects:
- Update to shunts
- Other changes to glaucoma-related MPFS allowed amounts
- Trends in utilization for glaucoma surgical procedures
This article was published in Ophthalmology Management, and written by Corcoran’s Executive Vice-President, Suzanne Corcoran, COE. To view the entire article in Ophthalmology Management, click on the link below: