The CMS finalized several policy recommendations put forth by the AOA, yet the 2023 physician fee schedule conversion factor still spells payment cuts without immediate Congressional action.
These “check-ins” are not subject to many of the restrictions that are applied to telehealth codes.
For all your billing and coding head-scratchers, the AOA’s experts are available to help.
The proposed PFS has implications on several ophthalmic procedures’ RUC values, MIPS and telehealth services, and decreases the conversion factor and reimbursement without Congressional action.
Crack the Codes
The AOA’s Coding Experts offer guidance to support doctors and staff in providing the best possible patient care while ensuring accurate reimbursements are received.
The latest updates on Merit-based Incentive Payment System participation and AOA MORE.
Review some of the latest questions received by the AOA’s Coding Experts and see their answers.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services made changes to certain quality measures for 2022—find out if they impact you.
What are the proper coding options when doctors of optometry prescribe eye drops as an adjunctive treatment option for presbyopia? The AOA’s coding experts review several alternatives for billing eye examinations.
It is essential to appropriately code incidents related to contact lens problems.
The final rule includes a list of updated payment policies, quality measures adjustments and telehealth changes for the 2022 calendar year. How AOA’s input shaped rulemaking and what it means for doctors.