What's New in Retina Coding

Rumpakis, John
May 2012
Review of Optometry;5/15/2012, Vol. 149 Issue 5, p26
Trade Publication
The article discusses changes in coding for retinal disease. It states that the coding for retinal disease consist of nothing more than an E/M visit code in most cases or even using the 920XX codes, and the codes used for established patients are 92012, 99213 or 99214. It notes that the importance in retinal disease is the limitation of performing scanning computerized diagnostic imaging (SCODI) on the same visit as a fundus photograph or visual field.


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