Coding & Medicare

Step therapy: Where do we stand?

Answers to questions that linger since Medicare Advantage organizations started implementation for anti-VEGF treatments.

Is laser for vitreous floaters covered?

Answers to one of the most common questions our coding expert gets.

2019 updates, changes and trends

Some of the coding changes are minor, others not so. Here’s a rundown.

Coding and Reimbursement Updates

Changes in 2016 amount to a sharp reduction in physician reimbursements.

Making Sense of PQRS and VBPM

Knowing Medicare’s key measures can help you avoid penalties. Part 1 of 2.

Genetic Tests: A Coverage Challenge

AAO advises restraint with genetic testing; payers go slow.

OCT and FP: Why can’t I bill both?

New guidance from CMS describes why and the few times when you can.

Video Vault

Minimally invasive management of lenticular deposits

Akshay Thomas, MD, MS, of Tennessee Retina demonstrates his surgical technique for removing posterior intraocular lens deposits.