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Coding Resources

Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN)

Whether English or Spanish, make sure you are using the current version that has the date 3/11 in the lower left hand corner.

ASC Coding Module

Download the Complete Guide to Coding [PDF 444K] available now as a free member benefit (login required).

Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) Edits

Version 21.1 effective April 1, 2015.

Femtosecond Laser (FS) Billing Guidelines

Guidelines specify what out-of-pocket expenses patients can expect.

Local Coverage Determination (LCD) Database

Payment policies for all Medicare Part B payers.

NPI Locators

National Provider Identification Locators: NPI Look-up; NPI Provider Search

Neuro-Ophthalmology Coding Module (2011)

Download the 2011 Ophthalmic Coding Series — Neuro-Ophthalmology Coding Module [PDF 821K] available now as a free member benefit (login required).

Remittance Advice Remark Definitions

Understanding payment and denial codes from Explanation of Benefits (EOBs) now called Remittance Advice (RA)

Medicare Carrier Jurisdiction and Website Addresses

View the Medicare Carrier Website Addresses [PDF117K] updated Dec. 2014

VF14 Cataract Preoperative Assessment

View the VF14 Cataract Preoperative Assessment [PDF 202K]

VF-8R Visual Functioning Questionnaire

View the VF-8R Visual Functioning Questionnaire [PDF 41K]

Vision Rehabilitation Coding Module (2012)

Download 2012 Ophthalmic Coding Series — Vision Rehabilitation Coding Module [PDF 1.7 Mb] available now as a free member benefit (login required).

Coding for Injectable Drugs

Correct Coding for Avastin, EYLEA, JETREA, Lucentis, MACUGEN, and All Other Drugs Commonly Injected