Ophthalmologists should expect substantial cuts related to glaucoma surgery in Medicare’s 2016 fee schedule. Three procedures on the chopping block could be slashed by double-digit percentage points.
Practices now have until 11:59 p.m. ET Dec. 11 to submit their informal review requests if they believe they are wrongly being penalized under 2014 Physician Quality Reporting System.
Learn how to code common procedures in ICD-10. These AAOE-developed guides cover cornea, glaucoma, neuro-ophthalmology, oculofacial, pediatric strabismus and retina.
The Academy helped to secure crucial regulatory wins in 2015, such as reducing burdens and penalties associated with PQRS and EHR programs. Get the story behind these and other victories in the 2015 Washington Mid-Year Report.
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