Medicare and Presbyopia-Correcting IOLs – Suzanne Corcoran, COE
In May, CMS issued a ruling (No. 05-01, www.cms.hhs.gov/) that Medicare beneficiaries may now choose cataract surgery with a presbyopia-correcting IOL and pay the extra charges. Exciting, but also challenging, the new IOLs are more expensive and require more resources from the surgeon. The next questions, of course are how do you document and how do you bill?
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