Navigate the coding and billing issues that affect your practice.

The future of audio-only reimbursement: What you need to know

While audio-only codes have been reimbursed under Medicare for the past few years, changes may be coming.

Ask the experts: Coding conundrums solved

What your colleagues are asking about coding might help you.

7 takeaways from the 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule

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.

Virtual ‘check-in’ codes

These “check-ins” are not subject to many of the restrictions that are applied to telehealth codes.

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.

What your colleagues are asking about coding

For all your billing and coding head-scratchers, the AOA’s experts are available to help.

CMS releases 2023 Medicare PFS proposed rule, seeks comments

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.

Merit-based Incentive Payment System: What doctors should know

The latest updates on Merit-based Incentive Payment System participation and AOA MORE.

Ask the coding experts

Review some of the latest questions received by the AOA’s Coding Experts and see their answers.

Update: Merit-based Incentive Payment System quality measures

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services made changes to certain quality measures for 2022—find out if they impact you.

Coding for presbyopia eye drops

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.

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