Don't have a TCI SuperCoder account yet? Become a Member >>

Ophthalmology Coding Alert

Cataract Mythbuster:
Yes You Can Collect More Money for Complex Pediatric Cataract Extractions

Determining what your insurers consider “complex” is key. Your practice probably knows the cataract coding rules by heart, but when it comes to any cataract procedures that are more complex than the standard service, coding the notes may stop you in your tracks. Complex surgeries don’t take place frequently, and should most certainly be in the minority of your submissions. [...]