The monovision option in cataract surgery – Ophthalmology Management

With the increased acceptance of cataract surgery with premium IOLs comes a renewed interest in monovision for many patients. Let’s brush up on coding for the procedure.

This article answers the following questions:

  • How does the surgeon evaluate a patient to determine if she or he is a suitable candidate for pseudophakic monovision?
  • Does Medicare cover any of the preoperative testing?
  • Do we need to submit a claim for these tests?
  • Are other charges associated with pseudophakic monovision?

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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