What’s New in the 2018 Medicare Update? – Review of Ophthalmology

There are a number of changes to Medicare that practices should know about. This month, we review the most important.

This article addresses the following questions:

  • Are there any changes to reimbursement?
  • In terms of payment changes, how did eye care fare for 2018?
  • Are there any changes to Category I CPT codes for 2018?
  • Are there any new CPT Category III codes?
  • Are there HCPCS code changes to be aware of?
  • Are there new things to be aware of from the Office of the Inspector General?
  • Has Medicare made changes of significance to beneficiaries?
  • Are there changes to the Quality Payment Program that was new only last year?
  • Were there changes to ICD-10?

This article was published in Review of Ophthalmology’s Medicare Q & A column, which is written by Corcoran’s Senior Consultant, Paul M. Larson, MBA, MMSc, COMT, COE, CPC, CPMA. To view the entire article in Review of Ophthalmology, click on the link below:


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