The following information from the Medicare Learning Network provides guidance from the Department of Health and Human Services on Glaucoma Screening:
|G0117 -||Glaucoma screening for high risk patients furnished by an optometrist or ophthalmologist|
|G0118 -||Glaucoma screening for high risk patient furnished under the direct supervision of an optometrist or ophthalmologist|
Medicare beneficiaries who fall into at least one of the following high risk categories:
Please note: The information in this educational product applies only to the Medicare Fee-For-Service Program (also known as Original Medicare). For additional guidance on using diagnosis codes, go to the Medicare Claims Processing Manual, Chapter 18 on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) website.
Watch the CMS Provider Minute: Preventive Services video for pointers to help you submit sufficient documentation when billing for certain preventive services.
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