New Taxonomy Codes Added for Glaucoma Specialists

by  Christine Woolstenhulme, QCC, QMCS, CPC, CMRS
March 8th, 2017

NUCC announced a new set of codes released 01/01/2017 with the effective date of 04/01/2017 for Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians. For ophthalmology, the new taxonomy codes are specifically for Glaucoma Specialists in Healthcare.

207WX0009X Under the Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians; Ophthalmology was added:

Glaucoma Specialist - An ophthalmologist who specializes in the treatment of glaucoma and other disorders related to increased intraocular pressure and optic nerve damage. This specialty involves the medical and surgical treatment of these conditions. 

207WX0107X Under the Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians; Ophthalmology was added:

Retina Specialist - An ophthalmologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of vitreoretinal diseases.

207WX0108X Under the Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians; Ophthalmology was added:

Uveitis and Ocular Inflammatory Disease - An ophthalmologist who specializes in the treatment of intraocular inflammation, scleritis, keratitis, and infectious disorders affecting the eye and inflammatory disorders of the adnexa and/or orbit.

References:

New Taxonomy Codes Added for Glaucoma Specialists. (2017, March 8). Find-A-Code Articles. Retrieved from https://www.findacode.com/articles/new-taxonomy-codes-added-for-glaucoma-specialists-31536.html

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