Refractions: Questions on the most common test – Ophthalmology Management
Refraction is the single most common diagnostic test in eye care. Still, questions arise about it.
This article answers the following questions:
- When may we charge for refraction?
- Must we dispense an Rx for eyeglasses?
- What is Medicare’s policy concerning refractions?
- Must I include refractions on claims for Medicare beneficiaries?
Are refractions ever considered part of the office visit or eye exam?
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: