By Mark Wright, OD
The complexities of coding and billing are among the most common complaints heard in eyecare practices.But there are plenty of resources to guide you and your staff in this process—so many, in fact, that complexities are compounded.
Let’s work together, utilizing aweb-based technique called “group sourcing,”to build a comprehensive “Coding and Billing Resource.”
Give us feedback in the two areas below.
Common Coding and Billing Problems
•Should I bill a 92000 code or a 99000 code?
•What level of 99000 code should I bill?
•What do I do when a third party denies the claim?
•How do I get on a third party?
•How do I get off a third party?
•Should I bill the vision insurance or the medical insurance?
Helpful Coding and Billing Resources
What resources have you found helpful in resolving coding and billing issues?
To place your comments, click Start Survey in the right-hand column.
In subsequent ROB issues, we will post a growing resource list of helpful tools that can be referenced at any time to provide safe passage through the coding and billing minefield.