Prepare for E-Prescribing – Ophthalmology Management

In 2009, Medicare initiates a new program that will enable practices to qualify for bonus payments for successfully participating in its electronic prescription (E-Prescribing) program. I’ll address some commonly asked questions about the program.

This article answers the following questions:

  • What is Medicare’s E-Prescribing incentive program?
  • How do I qualify for the E-Prescribing bonus?
  • How is the bonus calculated?
  • What capabilities are required for a qualified E-Prescribing system?
  • What codes do we add to the claim to report E-Prescribing?
  • How is the E-Prescribing information reported to Medicare?

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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