Masters in Ophthalmology 2018

Coding Program Agenda

Friday, June 8

8:00-9:00 AM
Updates to CPT Codes and Medicare Fee Schedule
  • MACRA & MIPS Reporting and the Impact on Reimbursement
  • Misvalued Services
  • Local Coverage Determination (LCD) Updates
  • ICD-10-CM Updates
  • Visual Evoked Potential Nervous System (New and Revised Codes)
  • Insertion of Aqueous Drainage Device
  • Injection Suprachorodial Space
  • Epiretinal Implant Services
  • Retinal Polarization Scan
9:00-10:00 AM
Common Coding Errors Impacting Reimbursement
  • Failure to Follow National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) Edits
  • Lack of Supporting Documentation for:
    • Ophthalmoscopy
    • Interpretation & Reports for Diagnostic Testing
    • Utilization of Test Results in Treatment of the Patient
    • Images
10:00-10:15 AM
10:15-12:00 PM
Documentation and Coding Evaluation & Management (E/M) Services
  • Understanding the Required Documentation for the Different Levels of Service
  • When to Append Modifier 25
  • When to Append Modifier 59
  • Understanding the “X” Modifiers
  • Supporting Documentation for Modifier Usage
12:15-1:00 PM
1:00-2:30 PM
Surviving an Audit
  • Difference between Commercial Carrier Audits & Medicare
  • Medicare Targeted Probe and Educate (TPE) Audits
  • How to respond to an audit request
  • Preparing your appeal
  • Settling the audit
Global Surgical Data Collection Requirements for Florida
  • Requirements for Reporting
Learn More About It
  • Links and Website to stay updated
2:30 PM
Meeting Adjourns