TITLE

The new OCT coding and reimbursement guidelines

AUTHOR(S)
Asbell, Riva Lee
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;4/10/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the second part of a series on new optical coherence tomography (OCT) coding and reimbursement guidelines in the U.S. in 2011 focusing on proper usage of codes to comply with Medicare's rules and regulations. The principal instrument used by Medicare for compliance is the Local Coverage Determination (LCD). It details code descriptor, payment and medical necessity and utilization guidelines and LCDs. It cites the Highmark Medicare or National Government Service Medicare.
ACCESSION #
62547038

 

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