Make coding problems disappear

September 12, 2017
AOA’s experts have answers to common coding questions.

Ask the Coding Experts, by Doug Morrow, O.D., Harvey Richman, O.D., Rebecca Wartman, O.D.

Excerpted from page 45 of the July/Aug 2017 edition of AOA Focus.

AOA's experts share solutions to your coding conundrums.

Q. I've heard that in certain states doctors are required to report CPT 99024 when providing a post-operative visit. Where do I find more information about these requirements, and who is required to report?

Q. What is the code for Bear Track retinal pigment?

The diagnosis code would be, "Dystrophies primarily involving the retinal pigment epithelium (H35.54)."

Q. Where can I find what the global period is for a code?

Visit aoa.codingtoday.com.

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