Ophthalmology Coding Alert

Check These Examples of Unilateral, Bilateral Eye Services

Before you report the bilateral modifiers on your claim, make sure you know whether your eye care services can be reported bilaterally. You can confirm which services are modifier 50-eligible by consulting the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule. Following you can find a sampling of commonly-billed eye care codes and which categories they fall into: Inherently Unilateral – You Can Append [...]