tci Outpatient Facility Coding Alert - 2017 Issue 3

Catch Your Eye Surgery Coding Errors Before CMS Does

Targets: Overcoding, insufficient documentation for key procedures. Getting your eye surgery coding right has always been a priority and now it’s even more important. Errors in cataract surgery coding in particular have attracted recent unfavorable attention from Medicare— which means claims scrutiny and possible paybacks if they find improper reimbursement. White-hot focus: Cataract surgery with intraocular lens (1 stage) is the top-reported Medicare procedure for ambulatory surgery centers, according to VMG Health’s Multi-Specialty Intellimarker 2016, which means the volume of claims—and the risk of compounded errors and refunds—could be substantial for these services. What CMS...

To read the full article, sign in and subscribe to tci Outpatient Facility Coding Alert.


TCI's Outpatient Facility Coding Alert helps your facility stay profitable by covering issues that are important to you — everything from billing strategies and appropriate payment indicators to coding tips and tricks, analysis of industry trends, and so much more. Subscribe today and let our experts make your job easier.

  • Current newsletters added each month
  • Fully searchable archives - over 650 articles
  • ALL years/issues back to 2012 organized by year and issue
  • Codes mentioned in articles are linked to Code Information pages
  • Code Information pages link back to related articles
Access to this feature is available in the following products:
  • tci Outpatient Facility Coding Alert +Archives

free demo
request yours today
pricing
for any budget
sign IN
welcome back!