TITLE

Ophthalmologists affected by changes in CMS coding

PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;4/10/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that ophthalmologists will be affected by the changes in Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) coding as imaging technologies across all specialties has reportedly come under intense scrutiny for reimbursement re-evaluation.
ACCESSION #
62545605

 

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