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: