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Ophthalmology Coding Alert

Diagnosis Coding:
Fifth Digit Makes the Difference When Coding Ophthalmic Manifestations of Diabetes

Don’t default to 250.00 — follow these three crucial tips to find the right ICD-9 code. With nearly 26 million Americans suffering from diabetes, your practice is sure to see its share of patients whose diabetes is causing vision problems. For correct ICD-9 coding, you’ll have to know not only the nature of the complication the diabetes is causing, but [...]