Supporting your EO claim – Ophthalmology Management

Extended ophthalmoscopy (EO) is a helpful tool when dealing with serious posterior segment disease, as evidenced by its frequency of use within the Medicare system; in CY 2013, ophthalmologists used this test during 17% of all eye exams that occurred on Medicare beneficiaries. Consequently, it’s important for you to understand what is needed to support reimbursement.

This article addresses the following subjects:

  • What is extended ophthalmoscopy?
  • What are the indications?
  • When is EO billed?
  • What documentation is required?
  • How is EO paid?

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:

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